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Reducing Hotel Packaging Waste

The hotel industry is continually looking for ways to be more environmentally conscious and increase waste recycling. Issues are driven by customers, the need to reduce costs and a desire to ensure their brand conforms to current thinking. Stakeholders from suppliers to clients expect businesses to do the right thing and in a competitive market […]

Reducing Hotel Food Waste

The hotel industry, like many others, is continually looking for ways to be more environmentally conscious and increase waste recycling. Issues are driven by customers, the need to reduce costs and a desire to ensure their brand conforms to current thinking. Stakeholders from suppliers to clients expect businesses to do the right thing and in […]

Reducing Hotel Waste | Waste Management solutions

Reducing hotel waste through effective waste management The hotel industry, like many others, is continually looking for ways to be more environmentally conscious and works towards reducing hotel waste and increasing waste recycling. Issues are driven by customers, the need to reduce costs and a desire to ensure their brand conforms to current thinking. Stakeholders […]

Baler or Compactor | Which is right for your company?

Should I choose a Baler or Compactor? If your business involves regular handling of waste material, a waste compactor or baler can help make your task much easier. Using a baler or compactor will reduce your waste handling costs and increase your recycling. This is something every company is striving to do. What’s the difference […]

You have a Duty of Care when it comes to waste

Did you know that you have a Duty of Care when it comes to waste? Any person in the waste chain from production to disposal has a duty of care to prevent any other person in the chain from committing an offence, to prevent waste from escaping from control, and ensuring that it is transferred […]

Who regulates waste? Waste management regulations.

In the UK it is the local authority who manage waste management regulations in terms of collection and disposal. The EA and SEPA are responsible for enforcement. In the UK it is generally a criminal offence to deposit controlled waste (directly or indirectly) on land without a waste management licence authorising it. It is also illegal […]

What is waste? Why waste management is essential.

European Waste legislation includes different elements. These range from a framework which defines waste and permitting requirements, to technical standards (e.g for the operation of waste treatment facilities) and also legislation for particular waste streams whether to increase recycling or to reduce the hazards to the environment and/or health. Waste management law seeks to regulate […]

Does legislation affect me?

There is a significant volume of legislation now governing waste. Some of this comes from EU Directives and there are some variations for England, Wales, Scotland and N Ireland. If you need detailed and definitive advice you should contact the Environment Agency (England and Wales) or the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) for Scotland. In […]

Why have waste legislation?

Did you know that before legislation was introduced most waste was disposed of in landfill? This led to hazardous chemicals and minerals leaking into the soil and polluting both the land and the groundwater – leading to pollution of rivers and streams and damaging wildlife. In addition greenhouse gases such as methane are released from […]

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