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How recycled plastic can literally keep the UK economy wheels turning
30 Oct 2017

How recycled plastic can literally keep the UK economy wheels turning

Plastic bottles and bags recycled to build roads According to a recent Sky News report, new technology involving thrown away plastic can really keep the wheels of our economy rolling.  Here are just some of the key out-takes: The process turns plastic bottles and bags into plastic pellets,...

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Recycling scheme could save councils £35m a year
11 Oct 2017

Recycling scheme could save councils £35m a year

English councils could save up to £35m a year by introducing a deposit refund system for drinks bottles and cans, according to a recent report. New data states there are no longer any valid arguments that deposit refund systems don't work and the environmental case is crystal clear, according...

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Recycle Week: 25th Sept - 1 Oct 2017
25 Sep 2017

Recycle Week: 25th Sept - 1 Oct 2017

It's that time of the year again - Recycle Week:  25 Sept - 1 Oct 2017 Now in it's 14th year, Recycle Week 2017 is themed around 'Recycling - It's Worth It'. Over the coming days, Unisan UK will be taking part and sharing updates from the campaign. Day 1 - YOUR BUSINESS...

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5 Easy Ways to make Recycling at Work Easy
11 Sep 2017

5 Easy Ways to make Recycling at Work Easy

According to a new report, Wales is now being cited as a ‘global leader’ in recycling after appear third in global rankings behind Taiwan and Germany. As a business that operates from the heart of South Wales, but with connections all over the world, it’s amazing for us to think about the...

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How to make continuous improvement easy and cost-effective?
01 Sep 2017

How to make continuous improvement easy and cost-effective?

Maintaining operational integrity, improving cleanliness and hygiene, simplifying recycling by improved waste segregation whilst reducing costs is part of the day job across many roles in the manufacturing industry. A headache for Facilities Managers, Estates managers, HSE and H&S alike, plus more...

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#RWM17 Exclusive Show Discount
31 Aug 2017

#RWM17 Exclusive Show Discount

UnisanUK are offering the first 5 customers to their stand (4F02) a massive 57% discount off CafeCrush.   CafeCrush - Vastly reducing your Waste Volume & Collection Costs Huge volumes of waste require an effective waste management system. Reduction of volume and waste segregation...

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Unisan UK launches product update to the revolutionary quick bin system
30 Aug 2017

Unisan UK launches product update to the revolutionary quick bin system

The endlessly clever continuous bin liner system – Longopac – already boosts some impressive attributes making it the go to waste solution for major UK Manufacturing and Retaill brands. However, one aspect of the design did place restrictions on its use especially within the food industry, hospitals...

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Some might say that the UK risks becoming 'dumping ground' for plastic after Brexit. Really?
30 Aug 2017

Some might say that the UK risks becoming 'dumping ground' for plastic after Brexit. Really?

Will we really be the 'dirty man of Europe' once we've divorced from the EU?  After reading an article in The Guardian recently, in typical journalist fashion, I was left with a feeling of foreboding and unease. After all our efforts, PR, education right down to primary schools, upcycling,...

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Visit Unisan at the RWM Show 2017 - Halls 4 & 5, Stand 4F02
29 Aug 2017

Visit Unisan at the RWM Show 2017 - Halls 4 & 5, Stand 4F02

Once again we will be exhibiting at RWM 12-14 September 2017 NEC Birmingham RWM is the leading community for the Waste, Energy, Recycling and Water sectors to network, learn and trade. With over 450 exhibitors and 11,000 visitors from the UK and international reach from retail, leisure, construction...

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Out with the blue, white and pink, should all employees be green collar?
24 Aug 2017

Out with the blue, white and pink, should all employees be green collar?

The class system or term of a worker was first adopted back in 1924. It started off with blue-collar to depict a manual worker / a laborer. The idea of a green collar worker was then unthought of. Now that we are almost a century into the future, how far have we come in terms of recycling. Well. I...

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Facilities Management ranked as one of the Top 10 most stressful jobs!
23 Aug 2017

Facilities Management ranked as one of the Top 10 most stressful jobs!

Ok, I fibbed, but I got your attention. It may not be on a Top 10 list anywhere I’ve seen, but it’s certainly worlds away from Oxford Dictionary’s definition, I mean, come on – where did they pull that one from? Based on our accomplished scholars at Oxford Dictionary, if you are...

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What Is The True Cost Of Waste?
17 Nov 2015

What Is The True Cost Of Waste?

Do you realise the true cost of waste? Many companies fail to see how much their waste processes are costing them. We liken this to the iceberg principle whereby only 1/10 of the iceberg is visible whereas 9/10 is hidden and that is the part that can do the most damage. This is the same in business operations...

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