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Greene King claims first with zero waste target

Greene King is claiming a pub industry first by setting a target of sending zero waste to landfill by 2020. The pub retailer and brewer said the target formed part of its partnership with waste management company SWR, through which it has pledged to reduce landfill waste across its entire managed estate. One year on…
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Is your food waste travelling further than it needs to?

STEPH DALTON from Specialist Waste Recycling talks about recent market changes which could reduce your waste management costs.                           The UK food and drink industry is definitely getting switched on to ensuring efficiency and sustainability through its waste management and recycling contracts. We…
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SWR announces acquisition of RUR3 Environmental

SPECIALIST WASTE RECYCLING (SWR) has announced its acquisition of RUR3 Environmental, the consultancy and feedstock management business.                     This strategic move combines RUR3’s expertise and knowledge of food waste production and disposal within the UK with SWR’s large client base and extensive supply chain to deliver nationwide…
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My viewpoint: Giles Whiteley talks “Circular Economy”

IT MIGHT sound strange coming from someone whose working life is about helping firms to improve their sustainable credentials but I can’t abide the term “circular economy”.                    It’s one of those phrases that was invented to engage people on particular topic but has since become a buzz-phase and…
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The Waste Agenda in 2014

GILES WHITELEY, CEO of Specialist Waste Recycling crystal ball gazes the 2014 waste agenda   There is nothing like an open question to get the grey cells working, so to arrive back into the office after the Christmas break to a request from the guys at Footprint for my thoughts on the changing waste agenda…
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Lords Grill Nando’s on food waste

NANDO'S, THE Sustainable Restaurant Association and its members, and the Groceries Code Adjudicator will be questioned by the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy tomorrow (Wednesday 18 December), as part of its ongoing investigation into the EU’s contribution to Food Waste Prevention.                …
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Spirit Pub Company sign waste management deal

SPIRIT PUB COMPANY has signed a multi-million pound deal with Specialist Waste Recycling (SWR) to manage all residual general waste and glass from Spirit managed pubs. [caption id="attachment_7878" align="alignleft" width="300"] Spirit Pub Company winner of the Waste Management & Reduction category in the Footprint Awards 2012[/caption]                  …
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