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The damage plastic does to the environment and the importance of plastic recycling

Plastic pollution has been at the forefront of our minds for years now. It’s an issue that’s rife in every country but it’s emerged recently that Britain is the second biggest per capita producer of plastic waste in the world (source: The Guardian). The tide needs to turn and a big push on plastic recycling …

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DCW invests over £450k in new vehicles as business booms

Following a surge in demand for its services, DCW, a leading independent commercial waste management firm, has invested £456,000 in three new state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient vehicles. Two of the vehicles are Euro 6 Scania mobile compaction trucks, the lowest emission vehicles available, and are fitted with CCTV as well a cyclist protection and the very …

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International E-Waste Day: What can be done to reduce this growing waste stream?

International E-Waste Day was held on Wednesday 14th October 2020, when it was revealed that in 2019, worldwide we produced 53.6 million tonnes of electronic waste. That’s the equivalent of 50 Eiffel Towers! It’s been estimated that by 2050, we will be generating 120 million tonnes of e-waste (source: UN Environment Programme). DCW supports International …

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Plastic recyclers from around the world: How innovators are dealing with plastic pollution

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Plastic pollution is a huge problem which is seriously damaging the planet and in particular, our marine landscape. Plastic has been found in more than 60% of all seabirds and in 100% of all sea turtle species as they mistake plastic for food (source: Ocean Conservancy). …

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What do the new Covid-19 data collection requirements mean for hospitality businesses?

It’s been two years since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, changing the way in which organisations collect and process personal data. Business owners had to put aside time to familiarise themselves with the new regulation and ensure that their employees were implementing the new processes that were put in place. As …

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Recycle & Raise

October 2019 saw DCW Polymers launch an exciting recycling scheme that aimed to raise consumer awareness regarding the ease of recycling confectionery tubs, thus preventing volumes of waste plastics from ending up in landfill after the Christmas period. We then donated all the profits from the onward sale of that material to Dartmoor Zoo – …

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