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Autumn colour for hanging baskets and planters

Autumn colour for hanging baskets and planters

Summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put hanging baskets and planters into hibernation. As the days grow colder and the nights draw in, it’s more important than ever to enhance our surroundings with colourful floral displays that, with the right care, will last all the way through winter.

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Recycled poppies make a statement for Anglia in Bloom

Recycled poppies make a statement for Anglia in Bloom

The hard work of Britain in Bloom groups and local recycling initiatives are always worthy of praise. So when the two combine, like they have in a recent art project by the Crafty Foxes group in Bury St Edmunds to create large, eye-catching poppies from recycled materials, we are always very happy to hear about it.

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Blooming in Bratislava

Blooming in Bratislava

At Amberol we are best known for the self-watering planters and bins we supply for use in the public realm here in the UK. However we also work with several partners abroad including in America, Belgium and India. In the central European country of Slovakia, we have worked with a company called Kulla, based in the capital Bratislava, for the last ten years.

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Dealing with non-recyclable plastic

Dealing with non-recyclable plastic

Recent research from the Local Government Association (LGA), found that around two-thirds of plastic set aside for recycling by UK householders ends up being burned or disposed of in landfill sites. Not only that, statistics from consumer watchdog Which show that 29% of plastic used by UK supermarkets is still non- recyclable or difficult to recycle.

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School gardeners rewarded by RHS

School gardeners rewarded by RHS

Here at Amberol, we’re always happy when talented gardeners are rewarded for the positive difference they make to the communal space around them. Amberol is privileged to supply schools (all over the UK) with our self-watering planters, bins and environmentally-friendly seating, so we were delighted to hear about the winners of the RHS School Gardeners of the Year Competition.

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Eco-friendly summer sightseeing

Eco-friendly summer sightseeing

Seeing the sights in summer can be thirsty work, so here at Amberol we are pleased to be able to help tourists dispose of litter and recycle on the go using our wide range of bins available across London (and elsewhere across the UK).

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