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The Coronavirus Recovery Plan Must Address Climate Change

COVID-19 has resulted in countless changes to our daily lives, but as lockdown restrictions gradually ease, can we seize the opportunity for stronger action to protect our planet and build a greener future? The pandemic has cut climate change emissions – for now. Readings from air quality monitoring stations show that air pollution and C02 … Continued

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Food for Thought – 8 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is a growing household problem, with 13 billion tonnes of food waste being thrown away from UK homes each year. WRAP carried out a study that showed household food waste in the UK increased 4.4 per cent between 2012 and 2015, despite a target to cut household waste by 5 per cent by 2015. … Continued

Fighting the Covid-19 Battle with our Clinical Waste Range

Cromwell Polythene is proud to support these frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis. We are providing these vital industries with resource-efficient products essential to their work, including refuse sacks and bin liners, clinical and special waste sacks, water-soluble strip laundry bags, and recycling sacks. We are currently experiencing high levels of enquiries and orders for … Continued

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Covid-19 Double Bagging Advice

There has been a lot of concerns risen about how to treat your waste during the Covid-19 crisis, as such Defra has issued advice to the waste sectors, councils and members of the public on the correct method of waste disposal. Defra has advised that any household waste should be placed in a waste bag … Continued

Help The Planet With These Easy Steps

Today (22nd April) is Earth Day, a day to celebrate the wonders of the planet which we inhabit. The world is a beautiful place, one which we greatly admire – its beauty is something we are keen to observe and maintain. It is often seen as ‘easy’ to damage the planet, but we think it … Continued

Plastic packaging’s protective role during this pandemic

During these difficult times, we are being encouraged to spread positivity, and we’d like to talk about the important job that plastic packaging is doing to help key workers in the fight against coronavirus. It is used for medical equipment and to safely protect specialist items, which is incredibly important for infection control at the … Continued

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Recycling is good! But how can it become bad?

Recycling is a process we should and for the most part are doing in our every day lives. It will allow us to continue the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. We are all being encourage to recycle more, whether it is by our councils who provide our waste receptacles, the … Continued

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Top tips on how to reduce waste

In today’s modern-age, we are all being encouraged to take measures to reduce household waste in our everyday lives. We are regularly being encouraged to recycle and re-use items to help reduce rubbish, however in many cases this is easier said than done. Sadly either due to a lack of recycling resources, knowledge or just … Continued


Changes we are implementing to help combat coronavirus

Huge changes are taking place at home and in the workplace as we take extra care and introduce measures to help contain coronavirus. The importance of cleanliness and hygiene and careful use of resources is particularly essential. Despite challenges, many industries and organisations are continuing to provide essential goods and services. The list of key … Continued

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Cromwell Polythene – Covid-19 Virus Update

UPDATE: 22nd May 2020 The government has set out its guidance for working safely during coronavirus to enable more people to go back to work, where they cannot work from home. We have been proud to support organisations continuing to work through the COVID-19 crisis, with our warehouse, manufacturing and distribution teams working hard to … Continued