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  • 7th May 2024

Free Cardboard Recycling Skip: Helping the Environment and Local Community!

Recycling your cardboard has never been easier! With our free-to-use cardboard skip, you can conveniently recycle your cardboard for FREE!

A free and convenient way to recycle cardboard and turning those recycling efforts into support for local charities and good causes.

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  • 2nd May 2024

A Warm Welcome to Tony Holden Our Newest Director

ISM is delighted to announce that Tony Holden has joined ISM Waste & Recycling as our newest director.

Tony has been a longstanding friend of the Allen family and now brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our growing team as director.

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  • 19th Sept 2023

ISM's Carbon Reduction Plan & Net-Zero Targets

ISM Takes Bold Strides Towards Net Zero Emissions with Innovative Carbon Reduction Plan.

ISM Waste is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions before 2050. We have set a science-based target to reduce our emissions in line with the ambition criteria of the SBTi and verified by Net Zero Now.

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  • 1st Nov 2022

I'm Dreaming of a No-waste Christmas

The Christmas holiday season is a time of joy and celebration but can also be a time of waste and excess.

But it doesn't have to be this way! There are many ways we can reduce our holiday waste without sacrificing any of the fun or festivity. In this article, we are sharing some of our best tips for lowering your Christmas waste footprint.

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  • 18th May 2022

Why is Waste Management Important to UK Businesses?

Every business produces waste, and whether you are a large business or a start-up, your waste will need to manage and disposed of by a licenced waste management provider.

Effective waste management services provide a lot of value to businesses; read more to learn about some of the top reasons.

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  • 18th March 2022

5 Ways for Your Business to Create Less Waste

UK's businesses generate around 44 tonnes of waste every year. Here are 5 ways your business can create less waste in 2022.

Fortunately, there are many ways to equip your business for sustainability success; to produce less waste, and get better at handling the waste you do generate.

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  • 19th January 2021

Lateral Flow Test Kit Waste Management for Schools in England

Following the government's role out of mass testing in schools, schools will be relying on waste contractors to manage an increased amount of waste to keep schools safe.

ISM has introduced disposal and recycling services for Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing kits, and the potentially contaminated waste they produce as Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) begins in schools.

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  • 30th June 2020

Eco-Flipping: Go Green for Higher Returns

House flipping is a concept familiar with most, of buying run-down houses, fixing them up and selling them for a profit. Recently, 'eco-flipping' entered the scene intending to make the process greener.

Over the past few years, the terms 'green' and 'eco-friendly' have been thrown around a lot, but ultimately it comes down to energy efficiency, environmentally friendly and healthy living.

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  • 17th March 2020
  • Last Updated: 5th January 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Customers

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in March 2020, ISM has looked at where our staff and customer's employees could be at potential risk of spreading the virus and how this can be alleviated.

As an essential service for businesses that remain open, our waste management services and collections are allowed to continue to operate with COVID-19 secure measures in place. Read the latest news and updates about our services.

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  • 26th February 2020

ISM Support Storm Ciara Flood Clean Up

Storm Ciara swept across the UK on Sunday 9th February, with heavy rain and winds of over 90 mph causing widespread flooding and major transport disruption.

ISM Waste & Recycling teamed up with the Ramsbottom Litter Picking group once again donating a skip to the group free of charge to help with the clear up.

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  • 4th February 2020

Waste Duty of Care: Code of Practice

Do you know if you're business is compliant with your waste duty of care and waste regulations?

We all create waste in one way or another, and that means we are all should be responsible for what happens to it. It all needs to be managed in the safest way possible to protect us and the environment.

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  • 3rd Demember 2019

Two Award Wins for ISM at the Made in Bury Business Awards 2019

Our first time entering the Made in Bury Business Awards was a great experience and a massive success for the company.

ISM Waste & Recycling attended the seventh annual Made in Bury Business Awards held at the Longfield Suite in Prestwich on Thursday 28th November 2019.

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  • 16th October 2019

Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan: Everything You Need to Know & How to be Compliant

The government has directed Greater Manchester and many other areas to develop clean air plans and reduce the pollutants in the air.

Air pollution affects everyone's health, and with many urban areas having dangerously high levels of pollutants, action is required to help tackle the risks to our health.

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  • 27th August 2019

ISM Waste & Recycling Proudly Sponsors The Black Pudding Throwing Championships 2019

ISM Waste & Recycling are proud to sponsor the upcoming 2019 Black Pudding Throwing Championships in Ramsbottom on the 8th September.

People from all over travel to Ramsbottom to take part in the annual event, which sees competitors hurl the local delicacy onto a 20ft-high plinth in a bid to dislodge as many Yorkshire puddings as possible.

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  • 26th June 2019

What To Do With Your Old Computer (Recycling Guide)

We have more old laptops and computers than ever before but what should you do with your old computer?

I think a fair amount of us are guilty of leaving old computers and laptops to sit and gather dust. There are plenty of great things to do with your old devices, and you might also end up saving yourself a bit of money doing so.

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  • 30th May 2019
  • Last Updated: 2nd May 2024
  • Skip Hire Guide UK

    Hiring a skip can cause a few headaches if you've never done it before. There's a lot of different things to consider when it comes to skip hire to ensure you get the correct skip for the job.

    To help make it all a bit easier, our skip hire guide answers all the common questions to make hiring a skip stress-free and straightforward. We're always here to help at ISM with questions about skip hire.

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