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DCW raises over £5,500 for local charities through popular Recycle & Raise scheme

DCW Polymers, the South West’s only specialist plastics recycling and reprocessing plant, has raised £5,736.28 for local charities by recycling plastic tubs and bottle tops donated by the general public, an initiative known as Recycle & Raise. The funds, which have been split equally between Dartmoor Zoological Park and mental health charity Mind, were raised …

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Recycled products case study: Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Since launching the eco-friendly recycled plastic furniture range in 2021, DCW has helped hundreds of customers make the switch from using timber products to a sustainable, long-lasting alternative In addition to the stylish benches, chairs and dining sets, DCW also manufactures decking and fencing from recycled plastic which is collected from businesses across the South …

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DCW to plant 1 tree in Devon for every recycled plastic furniture item sold

DCW are proud to announce that for every single item of recycled plastic furniture we sell, we will plant one tree in Devon!   This means that not only does our furniture save trees, but we’re giving more back to the world too. We’ve kickstarted the planting with 100 Oak trees planted near Crediton by …

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South West recycling firm invests £600k in new vehicles for its Cornwall fleet

Following a year of growth, DCW, a leading independent commercial waste management firm, has invested £600,000 in four new state-of-the-art vehicles for its Cornwall fleet. Two 26 tonne dustcarts and two 7.5 tonne dustcarts allow DCW to expand its eco-friendly Zero to Landfill recycling service in Cornwall. This responsible waste management service for businesses ensures …

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Looking for commercial recycling companies near me? Here are the services that can benefit you

All Covid-19 restrictions in the UK have now come to an end so you might be considering a return to the office if you currently work from home. If your business is stepping away from remote working, it’s possible you will need to consider your commercial waste management needs. Effective waste management is vital for …

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‘Shop and drop’ to recycle and raise funds for charity

Visitors to Exeter city centre can now recycle plastic bottle tops and tubs at a brand-new drop-off point in Princesshay Shopping Centre and help contribute to a more circular economy. Leading south west recycling and waste management firm, DCW, has partnered with the popular shopping destination to run its Recycle & Raise scheme all year …

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DCW acquires assets of national electrical recycling company as part of strategic UK expansion

DCW has acquired the assets of electrical recycling company South West Computer Recycling. After Somerset-based South West Computer Recycling, trading as WEEE Disposal, went into liquidation, DCW acquired its assets, allowing it to extend the reach of its Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling service nationwide. Customers of WEEE Disposal will also now have …

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Small changes, big achievements: The drive to become more sustainable in the South West

DCW Managing Director Simon Almond reflects on COP26 and what South West businesses can do to become more sustainable… COP26 has elevated the conversation around climate change to another level. It’s been impossible to hide from this incredibly important conference which is encouraging us all to look at what more we can do to save …

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How to recycle food waste to generate energy and encourage plant growth

Halloween always brings plenty of fun, laughter and of course scares, but the true fear-factor this year is the amount of food waste which has been generated. Many families missed out on festivities in 2020 thanks to Covid-19 but they’ve made up for it this year. With so many pumpkins now destined for the bin, …

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