Cromwell News

Cromwell appointed to arc21 framework

Leeds based Cromwell Polythene has been appointed an official supplier of compostable kitchen caddy liners to arc21, the collaborative partnership between six councils in Northern Ireland – Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Ards and North Down Borough Council, Belfast City Council, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Newry, Mourne … Continued

Cromwell’s feet barely touched Irish ground…

Never let it be said that the staff at Cromwell miss opportunities. On their recent visit to Northern Ireland, Niall and Paul visited eleven councils, ‘a few’ packaging companies, and seventy-nine janitorial companies. In a week. The reason they were in the Emerald Isle was to reiterate recent changes in the country’s waste management laws, … Continued

South Lanarkshire takes another step towards Scotland’s Zero Waste Plan

South Lanarkshire Council has placed an order for 11.25 million compostable caddy liners with specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier Cromwell Polythene. The seven-litre liners are to be used for the fortnightly collection of food waste, which the council introduced in Hamilton in May last year and which has since been extended to other … Continued

Focus on flats as Cromwell Polythene returns to RWM show

Stand 5Q60, NEC Birmingham, 13-15 September 2016 A key focus of the Cromwell Polythene stand (5Q60) at this year’s RWM show will be the company’s multi-trip recycling bags, tailor-made for the convenient collection and storage of dry recyclables in flats and tenement buildings. Capable of being printed with high quality, six-colour messaging, the woven polypropylene … Continued

Multi-trip bags boost recycling for flats

Cromwell Polythene has experienced a ten-fold increase in sales of its multi-trip, polypropylene recycling bags among local authorities seeking to boost recycling rates in flats and tenement dwellings. Traditionally a more difficult property type from which to collect, due to spatial problems and health and safety risks, local authorities are nonetheless keen to provide recycling … Continued

Two Scottish wins for Cromwell Polythene

Following successful tender submissions Cromwell Polythene has been appointed an approved supplier to two Scottish councils. The Leeds based provider of waste management solutions now has a range of products listed by the Highland Council Janitorial Supplies Framework Agreement, including refuse and recycling sacks, bin liners, rubble sacks, compostable bags, clinical waste sacks and compactor … Continued

Cromwell uses MP’s Earth Day visit to highlight range of environmental issues

Cromwell Polythene’s managing director James Lee highlighted a wide range of environmental issues when local MP Nigel Adams visited the company’s Sherburn headquarters, near Leeds, this week. The Member of Parliament for Selby and Ainsty, who has consistently championed local businesses and, as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Biomass Group, is an enthusiastic supporter … Continued

New food waste strategy a success

Peterborough City Council anticipates a 25 percent increase in domestic food waste tonnage, some 90 tonnes a month, along with annual cost savings of around £65,000, following a change in its recycling strategy. At the heart of the council’s new approach is a switch from biodegradable caddy liners to “significantly cheaper” standard plastic liners, allowing … Continued

Cromwell awarded Castle Point garden sack contract

Cromwell Polythene has been awarded a significant contract to supply Castle Point Borough Council with 1.5 million compostable garden sack for waste. Made from Ecopond® biodegradable resin, for which Cromwell is the sole distributor among local authorities and the waste management sector in England and Wales, the 80-litre sacks were manufactured to Castle Point’s exact … Continued

Teignbridge opts for more of the same

Cromwell Polythene has been awarded a contract to supply a further 20,000 kerbside recycling sacks to Teignbridge District Council in Devon, adding to its original order for 60,000 sacks, used for storing and collecting newspapers and magazines. The introduction of Cromwell’s reusable sacks for paper forms part of a wider recycling initiative, which includes the … Continued