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2019

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 customers prepare for 2019 Britain in Bloom finals

Amberol customers prepare for 2019 Britain in Bloom finals

The month of May marks a very busy time in the diaries of many Britain in Bloom groups as preparation for judges’ visits in July gets underway. Furthermore, with the weather getting milder, floral displays across the UK’s villages, towns and cities are about to burst into bloom.

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What colours would you like your litter bins and planters to be?

What colours would you like your litter bins and planters to be?

At Amberol we believe in asking our customers what they want – and then doing our best to meet those requirements.

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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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Recycling figures encouraging – but there’s still a long way to go

Recycling figures encouraging – but there’s still a long way to go

Recently released figures from the EU reporting on recycling levels have been encouraging, showing that recycling of paper and cardboard packaging in Europe reached over 85% in 2016 – the highest ever reported.

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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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