Category Archives: Circular economy

Milton Keynes New Electric Boat

Milton Keynes community have recently introduced a brand new fully electric 54-foot narrowboat called Electra! The boat is called a Community Boat because it is run entirely by volunteers and is open to everyone. Electra is powered by lead carbon batteries that charge overnight from renewable sources as well as solar panels.  The system also…
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Video: Getting kids revved up about recycling

At Cawleys we work with many schools, universities and colleges who are all passionate about doing their bit for the environment. In lots of cases this starts with taking a mindful approach to waste. Many of these organisations adopt a reduce, re-use and recycle mentality and embrace the virtues of minimising the amount of waste…
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What’s in store for the waste industry in 2020 and beyond?

Kathryn Wright invests the waste industry for the forthcoming year, and looks at potential new trends and challenges. 2020 will see the start of the clean, lean years in terms of recycling. Any business which wants to embrace the green agenda in a meaningful way will have to look again at how they manage their…
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How to conduct a waste audit

Small to medium size businesses often don’t have the luxury of a dedicated facilities manager and, in many cases, those who run the business will find that waste management falls within their remit. Can you cut cost on waste? As a necessary and vital consideration, waste management is one area that can make a difference…
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Coffee: A New Energy Source?

Hands up who can’t even begin to function without a coffee in the mornings?? If that’s you (well even if it’s not you) then read on… Whether brewed at your favourite coffee shop or made home, it’s one of the world’s biggest industries, the UK alone spent £9.6bn in 2017 and coffee is the second…
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