Retail (non-food) waste management.

Juggling consumer expectations, operational demands and team habits creates a complex backdrop for implementing closed loop recycling.

From high streets to shopping centres, retail parks to rural locations we understand the challenges your outlets face with access restrictions and minimal floor space available 
for recycling and bins.

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Working with you.

Can you reduce the number of bins across the estate? Are optimum bin configurations in place? Would increasing bin lift frequency solve your space challenges?

By lifting the lid on the best ways to manage your waste we identify costs to take out forever. Practical solutions to drive business sustainability.

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The sustainable answer to the plastic problem is coming from whole supply chain approaches to designing out plastic and simplifying it’s applications, making it easier to recycle.

We are working with our partners to implement solutions which work today whilst proactively developing long term processes.

Case studies

"We met the customer’s goals of saving money and improving environmental credentials, reduced collections of compactors thereby improving their carbon footprint."

Retail (non-food) insights.

16 October 2019

Mind the gap: how the transport sector can meet targets to reduce on-the-go waste

Mind the Gap: Dan Brown outlines a 5 stop journey to reduce on-the-go waste for the transport sector and reach ambitious recycling targets

20 September 2019

YHA remove half a million plastic bottles from network

YHA were 1 of 5 successful applicants to the Waitrose & Partners and Hubbub plastic fund. Following a national campaign to identify the most exciting and innovative plastic reduction schemes YHA secured a share of the £1m fund. Half a million plastic bottles removed from network.

10 September 2019

Going ‘All In’ on the Resource and Waste Strategy

Responses to the first round of consultations on the Resource and Waste Strategy have been published, now it's crucial to maintain momentum to implement change. Which DRS system will be best? How will consistent recycling look? What will Extended Producer Responsibility cover?

Specialist contact.

To find out more about how we can help your Retail (non-food) organisation, just give us a call on 0800 432 0550 or contact us online. Speak directly with a member of the Retail (non-food) organisation team.

David Coaton

David Coaton

Hospitality, Healthcare & Retail Corporate Sector Director

David has 8 years’ experience working with a range of customers to increase recycling rates, including managing an award winning solution at Edinburgh Airport. With his team, David works with national operators to drive change, ensure high quality service and provide excellent management information. Target focussed and results driven David is skilled at waste reduction.