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Inspired to tackle litter in the Forest of Dean

Inspired to tackle litter in the Forest of Dean

As manufacturers of litter bins, including a wide range of indoor and outdoor recycling litter bins, we are always interested to hear about imaginative campaigns to reduce litter on Britain’s streets and in our public places.

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Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Are you sitting comfortably? Amberol are best known for manufacturing and supplying self-watering planters and litter bins to Britain in bloom groups, councils, private businesses and educational establishments across the UK and beyond. But did you know that the company also supply sturdy benches and picnic tables - all made from 100% recycled polythene, in keeping with their ethically sourced and manufactured policy?

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Anyone for tennis? Wimbledon tackles the plastic problem

Anyone for tennis? Wimbledon tackles the plastic problem

Mention the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament and most people think of strawberries and cream, pristine green tennis courts and cheering on their favourite player. But even the historic and well-tended environment of the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) is subject to problems with litter.

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Product in the Spotlight – Amberol animal bins

Product in the Spotlight – Amberol animal bins

At Amberol we are probably best known for our range of self-watering planters, but our unofficial mascot – the Percy Penguin litter bin - is instantly recognisable to many of our customers. Used in parks, shopping centres, playgrounds and theme parks across the UK – and as far away as Australia, Amberol’s animal shaped bins are loved by adults and children alike.

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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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