James' Diary

CORONAVIRUS Update

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

Championing resource-efficiency and the circularity of polythene at The Manchester Cleaning Show

**Please note that the Manchester Cleaning Show is postponed until September**   We’re looking forward to welcoming visitors to our stand, F20, at The Manchester Cleaning Show, which is taking place 25-26 March at Event City. Please come along and meet our friendly team who’ll be showcasing our recently extended range of products for the … Continued

Cromwell Polythene Waste Recycling Bin Liners

Dash to ditch plastic is leading to empty promises on sustainability

A new report by a cross-party Parliamentary group indicates that, under public pressure to act on plastic pollution, the grocery sector is replacing plastic packaging with other materials that, could cause more harm to the environment. The findings from The Green Alliance, as part of its programme for the Circular Economy Task Force, indicates that … Continued

Cromwell Polythene New Building Signage

Cromwell Polythene expands its recycling expertise with the purchase of a compatible polythene operation, helping customers to be more resource-efficient

Recycling specialist, Cromwell Polythene is expanding its operations following the purchase of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging from Duo Plastics Limited. The sale was made to Vickers-Lee Holdings Limited, owners of Cromwell Polythene and will enable all parties involved to enhance their sustainable solutions for customers. The purchase is consistent with Cromwell’s strategy to lead the way … Continued

Various fresh vegetables - food waste

Add a spice of sustainability to your festive food

From Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, to mince pies, cake, and party nibbles, we buy in a lot more food in than usual over the festive period. According to the Love Food Hate Waste campaign, in the UK, ten million tonnes of food are wasted very year, with around 70 per cent of that … Continued

Putting Plastic Back into the Production Cycle

It’s vital that we work together to find solutions to protect our environment, combat climate change, and support a circular economy where we re-use, re-manufacture, repair and recycle as much as possible. Our free polythene recovery service is one way that we are helping organisations to do just that. It keeps valuable resources within the … Continued