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Cromwell Polythene - Staff 2019

Cromwell Polythene’s family extended as employees celebrate long service Growing company celebrates employment milestones

The job market is often much more short-term than it used to be, but family-run business Cromwell Polythene is proud to be bucking that trend as a succession of staff members celebrate 10 or 20 year anniversaries with the company. Cromwell Polythene is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sacks, bags and speciality products … Continued

Recycle Week beach litter research from Cromwell Polythene reveals recycling on the go has room for improvement

Cromwell Polythene helps champion recycling best practice during awareness week Cromwell Polythene has undertaken a beach cleaning and litter surveying programme to mark Recycle Week (25 September – 1 October) and encourage maximum levels of recycling. Results indicate recycling on the go needs improvement. ‘Recycling – It’s Worth It!’ is the message being shared for … Continued

Food waste collections key to award-winning council’s new strategy

The latest order for 13.5 million compostable caddy liners brings to more than 22 million the number of liners ordered by Rochdale Borough Council from specialist supplier Cromwell Polythene. Manufactured from Ecopond® biodegradable resin, for which Cromwell is sole distributor among local authorities and the waste management sector in the UK, the five-litre liners are … Continued

Tomorrows’ Cleaning Awards Finalists 2017

Please may we have your vote We are delighted to have been short-listed as a finalist in this year’s Tomorrow’s Cleaning Awards, where our ensa® range has been selected as one of the industry’s standout products. Now it is up to you to cast your vote in the magazine’s online poll at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/M5JWZDF. Online voting … Continued

Windy Days

Keep litter to a minimum on a windy day with Cromwell Polythene’s Weighted bottom Kerbie recycling bag tailor-made for the collection of dry recyclables. Let’s face it, we live in a place where the weather is unpredictable and with the recent figures of recycling rates on the decline we need to look at every avenue … Continued

New formula Sansafe®

Cromwell Polythene is re-launching its Sansafe® hygienic bin liner, with a new formula, using recycled, rather than virgin material, as well as a more powerful scent additive. The liners are tested to ISO22196, offering antimicrobial protection to hygienic liners for sanitary and medical disposal services, waste management and janitorial sectors. Manufactured with Biomaster® anti-microbial technology, … Continued

The heat is on…again!

Plastics Recovery with Cromwell Polythene. It’s time once again to cast your votes in Resource magazine’s Hot 100, the annual list that acknowledges those who have made the most significant contribution to the waste and resources industry. Thanks to you Cromwell’s managing director James Lee made his Hot 100 debut last year, entering the list … Continued

Cromwell launches Black Sack Friday

Specialist waste management sack supplier Cromwell Polythene has come up with a novel twist on ‘Black Friday’, the American shopping event that takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving each year and which has provided a massive boost to retail sales since its UK introduction in 2010. To coincide with this year’s event on 25 … Continued

Cromwell appointed to NPS Framework

Leeds based Cromwell Polythene has been named as a preferred supplier of specialist waste management and recycling sacks to the National Procurement Service (NPS), the first cross-sector collaborative framework for the Welsh region. The company has been awarded a place on the waste disposal bags framework for three product categories – domestic and commercial refuse … Continued

Showing Scotland’s young eco-warriors why Plastic is Fantastic!

We were truly heartened to read that Clean Up Scotland’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award was presented to a pupil at Dalmarnock Primary School. Despite being only six years old, the proud winner of the award is already a stalwart on her school’s eco-committee, and has contributed numerous ideas and huge effort towards the school’s … Continued