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08 Sep 2017

Recycling habits amongst 18-35’s must improve. How you can help?

Recycling habits must improve to avoid contaminated waste and those aged 18 to 34 are the worst offenders, new data has shown. Millennials (those born after 1981) represent more than 80% of the UK labour market so Unisan UK urge businesses to play their part to help educate waste management amongst their...

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06 Sep 2017

Government call for recycling change. How to get ahead of the curve!

[UPDATED]  Further to news from Scotland back in early September (see below), it seems England are joining in on the pledge to resurrect the return scheme for plastic bottles. According to Sky News, Michael Gove says the Government is working with industry giants to try and tackle plastic pollution...

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05 Sep 2017

Optimistic bias is no defence as product recall numbers double

The belief that a major event such as product recall or product withdrawal will never happen to your business is sadly a phrase heard too often. Whether it be sheer ignorance or a misguided illusion of control, there is hard evidence to suggest that product recall is on the up. According to a recent article...

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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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31 Aug 2017

Major UK Food Manufacturer beats the battle against contaminates!

Unisan UK was first approached by a major UK food manufacturer to offer a solution to remove debris from the treads of safety footwear of staff and visitors at its main pedestrian entrance, thus reducing risk of contamination spread into production areas.  To stop unnecessary ingress contamination...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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02 Aug 2017

Profilgate - as featured on Inside The Factory

Profilgate - as featured on BBC Inside The Factory - Biscuits (01.08.2017) For all you biscuit lovers out there (and yes, I bet you are one) here's a little light entertainment courtesy of BBC and it's popular food documentary Inside The Factory.    Gregg Wallace visits Europe's...

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