Cromwell News

Litter Pick GB September Clean

Show you love where you live!

As well as being an eyesore on our environment, litter discarded on our streets, or that enters our rivers and seas, can harm wildlife. In addition, items can contain toxic materials that are hazardous to our health. If illegally dumped, these can leach into water sources, contaminate the soil and pollute the air, contributing to … Continued

Film Extrusion - Cromwell Plastics Recycling

Extending our capacity to recover and reprocess waste polythene in the UK

Regular readers of our blog will know that, here at Cromwell Polythene we are passionate about helping businesses to capture and contain valuable resources, protecting the environment and stimulating the circular economy. That’s why we’re pleased that our manufacturing and recycling division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, which has been part of Cromwell since January 2020, has … Continued

Making better use of resources by improving reuse and recycling

This month we are reminded of the need to protect and make better use of valuable resources through a number of awareness days, including World Environment Day and World Oceans Day. 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, … Continued

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

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

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

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