Cromwell News

Halloween Horrors Avoided With Waste Reducing Tips

Halloween Horrors Avoided With Waste Reducing Tips

The Halloween season is upon us, and although COVID has put a halt on parties, gatherings and trick or treating, for many of us the celebrations may still continue just from the comfort of our homes or for children in schools. The reduction in public interaction, will not mean a reduction in Halloween waste.17 million … Continued

Cromwell Plastics Recycling renames as CPR Manufacturing Ltd

Back in January 2020, we expanded our UK manufacturing and recycling base with the acquisition of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging, a long-established recycling and extrusion facility based in Alfreton, Derbyshire. Initially at the beginning of 2020, we rebranded Moorgreen Flexible Packaging under the Cromwell umbrella, renaming the company as Cromwell Plastics Recycling. Since then, this name … Continued

Rubbish near warehouse - Cromwell Polythene Litter Pick for GB September Clean

Cromwell Polythene’s Litter Pick activity for the Great British September Clean reveals multiple waste types being discarded

Cromwell Polythene and its manufacturing and recycling division, CPR Manufacturing, have undertaken a voluntary litter pick for Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean (11-27 September). The socially distanced activity was undertaken on 11th September 2020. Cromwell Polythene’s clean-up of its local area in Sherburn in Elmet, near Leeds, resulted in 185 items of litter, … Continued

People sorting garbage for recycling

Recycling is great – how can it get better?

Recycle Week 2020 is fast approaching, now in its 17th year, this week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP. 21-27 September is dedicated to Recycle Week, however – we as a business are always focusing on waste and recycling, and the processes behind the two. Cromwell Polythene are committed to supplying products for the capture … Continued

BBC’s ‘War On Plastic’ – Did it present a fair argument?

Last week, the BBC aired its documentary ‘War On Plastic – The Fight Goes On’, an informative one hour programme highlighting issues with plastic waste and ‘single-use’ plastics. The programme, which saw Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani looking at ways to tackle what they call “the UK’s plastic waste problem”, was a follow up episode … Continued

Textile Waste and Recycling

Taking steps to reduce your clothing and textile waste

Households in the UK throw away around 336,000 tonnes (£140 million worth) of our unwanted clothing and textiles annually, a shocking statistic when you realise almost all of this waste is going straight to landfill. The average UK household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes, the vast majority of us have clear outs around twice a … Continued

Cromwell Join the Belated ‘GB Spring Clean’

2020  has certainly been a whirlwind of a year, the safety measures of lock down which were put in place to protect the world against the Coronavirus has heavily effected all industries, including ours. It also meant that many events and exhibitions were either cancelled or postponed. This included Keep Britain Tidy’s annual GB Spring Clean. … Continued