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The Deposit Return Scheme will be good for local authorities according to Zero Waste Scotland

The Deposit Return Scheme will be good for local authorities according to Zero Waste Scotland

The Deposits Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers that is being introduced in Scotland will be good news for local authorities according to representatives from Zero Waste Scotland speaking at a recent conference in Glasgow.

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Amberol support project to determine the impact of plants on health and wellbeing

Amberol support project to determine the impact of plants on health and wellbeing

The team at Amberol have long believed that plants and flowers have a significant impact on people’s mood, health and general wellbeing. However, there is a scarcity of hard scientific data to prove this theory. So, the company was delighted to be able to support a project developed by a PhD student at the University of Sheffield with the Royal Horticultural Society to research into a possible link between the two.

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Have you tried Amberol’s self-watering hanging baskets?

Have you tried Amberol’s self-watering hanging baskets?

Hanging baskets are one of the staples of great floral displays in public spaces as well as along frontages and in gardens. They add differing levels of height and depth to floral displays and look great sited along the length of a street or in a town square. However, traditional hanging baskets can be high maintenance, requiring frequent watering, particularly during the drier months, which is why Amberol’s range of self-watering hanging baskets is so popular amongst councils, landscape gardeners and Britain in Bloom groups.

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£13 million of government funding pledged to parks and public spaces

£13 million of government funding pledged to parks and public spaces

Parks and public green spaces are a crucial part of our landscape offering space to exercise, relax or just get away from it all. They are even more important in urban areas where people have less access to open spaces and fields. However, with tight budgets, many councils can find it hard to find sufficient funds to maintain and develop these important public facilities

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Amberol’s new brochure celebrating 50 years in business

Amberol’s new brochure celebrating 50 years in business

Amberol’s newest brochure is now available showcasing our wide range of self-watering planters. It also looks a little different to past brochures, celebrating our 50th anniversary this year with a gold background to mark this fantastic milestone. It is also illustrated with some stunning photos from our annual photo competition.

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Are you backing the Great British Spring Clean?

Are you backing the Great British Spring Clean?

As spring approaches, many people’s thoughts turn to having a good old clean up – inside and out. The Great British Spring Clean, which runs for a month from 22nd March to 23rd April will see thousands of community minded citizens out and about picking up litter and generally sprucing up their surroundings.

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