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Waste Hierarchy & Duty Of Care In Northern Ireland – What Businesses Need To Know

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Each year, Northern Ireland businesses are literally throwing away profits, due to the inefficient handling of their waste. Many restaurant owners are unaware of the impact of excessive food waste on their bottom line, while very often those with commercial premises are not making good enough use of their resources. With those financial consequences in… Read More

ISL Waste Management recognised as Investor In Zero Waste for reducing waste sent to landfill

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ISL Waste Management, Belfast are delighted to announce that it has been awarded a four star rating by zero waste recognition scheme, Investors in Zero Waste. The awards ceremony on Thursday 08 December, hosted by BBC’s Political Correspondent Ben Wright, saw more than 40 businesses recognised for their progress towards Zero Waste to Landfill. Winners… Read More

Increased commercial waste this Christmas? ISL Belfast can help

ISL Waste in Mallusk

Commercial waste collection and recycling services are important to businesses operating in the retail and hospitality sector at all times, but at Christmas it becomes an even more essential part of operations. For many Northern Ireland companies, the festive period– including Black Friday and the New Year sales – is by far the busiest time… Read More

ISL Waste joins with Belfast One to save businesses 30% on waste management costs

ISL Waste Management Wins Belfast Bid

ISL Waste Management are thrilled to announce that, after a formal tendering process, we have been appointed as the ‘preferred supplier’ of waste management services to Belfast City Centre businesses. The contract will run for five years – until 2021 – with the potential for a twelve to twenty four month extension. More than 750… Read More

ISL Waste Management Present UTV Business Eye Award for Waste Reduction

Michael Surgeoner & David Agnew of Henderson Group with ISL Waste Management's Barry Donaghy at UTV Business Eye Awards 2016

ISL Waste Management were delighted to attend the star-studded tenth annual UTV Business Eye Awards ceremony in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall last night, 24th November 2016. We were proud to sponsor the Waste Management Project category, in which Clements Coffee, CastleCourt Shopping Centre and Henderson Wholesale were nominated for their efforts in improving the environment by… Read More

ISL Waste Management achieves gold in Northern Ireland ‘sustainability’ survey

Danny Paton, ISL Account Manager, accepting NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey results

ISL Waste Management are delighted to announce that we have achieved Gold status in this year’s Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey. Having achieved Silver over the past two years, we are proud of all the efforts made by our team to improve our environmental business practices. The Survey, which is run by Business in the… Read More

Is Food Waste the Scariest Part of Halloween?

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Food Waste is a year-round battle, with tonnes of food being sent to landfill that could otherwise be sent for composting or anaerobic digestion. However, at Halloween, thousands of us waste food without a second thought. Pumpkin carving is a fun and popular Halloween tradition but it is quickly becoming a food waste nightmare. In… Read More

Are Coffee Pods Becoming One of the Biggest Business Waste problems?

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With a generation becoming increasingly concerned about sustainability some businesses are struggling to get with the programme. Trendy coffee pods have become extremely popular at home and in the office for their quality, convenience and novelty but how much are they contributing to our business waste? More than 500 million were sold in 2015, and… Read More

Thinking Outside the Box to Tackle Food Waste

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4 Businesses getting Creative with their Food Waste Problem Food waste remains a huge problem for both households and businesses, with too much food still ending up in the bin. These four businesses have decided to tackle the issue head on, coming up with creative solutions to their food waste problems: 1. Accorhotels On-site Gardens… Read More

5 ways you can help keep our oceans free of plastics

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There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the increase of plastic pollution in our oceans, with stories of floating islands of rubbish and recently a pledge to ban plastic ‘microbeads’ found in tons of everyday products. For many of us, this can be easy to ignore, however, earlier this year a report… Read More