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London’s Leading Recycling Company

Bywaters is London’s leading sustainable waste management company, with services extending across the whole of the UK. We provide safe, secure and efficient waste and recycling solutions, helping various industries to better manage their waste. As well as sending zero waste to landfill, we work closely with every client to increase their recycling rates and improve sustainability through both plastic and carbon reduction. Whatever your waste management needs, we have the experience to help your business enhance its operations and ensure an eco-friendly future.

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Why Us?

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A Company on a Mission

Bywaters is more than just a recycling company. We aim to lead the UK towards a sustainable future, protecting it for generations to come. Our waste management services are founded on our commitment to improving the environment, while our team of Green Gurus work in partnership with clients to provide sustainability consultancy. We are always enhancing our waste management operations to reduce our own carbon footprint — whether that’s by adding more electric vehicles to our waste collection fleet or installing 4,000 solar panels to power our facility in Bow.

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In 2019, before the Global Pandemic...

Tonnes of Waste Diverted from Landfill
Trees Saved by Recycling Materials
Kwh of Energy Generated by Our Solar Panels

What's Going On

How to reduce your hotel’s carbon footprint

Umar Rayhan

As a hotelier, your visitors are your pride and joy, and providing an enjoyable, relaxing stay is your highest priority. But as we head towards a greener economy, the sustainability of your business is a growing priority too. Adopting eco-friendly practices is a worldwide effort, with many companies making significant adjustments to mitigate the impact of climate change. 

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Bywaters Electric dustcart coming soon!

Ken Ogura

Bywaters will be rolling out the first of our new fleet of entirely electric vehicles, starting with the eCollect, from refuse collection vehicle specialists Dennis Eagle. This 100% electric vehicle is at the cutting edge of zero-emission waste collection logistics, providing all of the standard features of equivalent fossil-fuelled options – including bin lift and telematics technologies.

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Bywaters key promises to reach NetZero by 2030

Ken Ogura

We’re proud to launch our key promises to reach NetZero by 2030. Our promises are declarations to help lead our planet to a more sustainable future, help limit global warming to 1.5°C and protect the next generation from the climate crisis.

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Free waste management course to improve your sustainability

Ken Ogura

We are excited to launch our free online waste management course! Made up of four modules, the program focuses on correct waste segregation, sustainability and recycling contamination – to help you improve your knowledge and reduce your waste footprint.  

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Get to know: Amanda Carbon – Female Porter at GSTT

Ken Ogura

We get to know Amanda Carbon, Female Porter at GSTT. Discover her experience of being the only female porter at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and why she is proud of her role.

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Happy Holidays from all of us at Bywaters

Bywaters

A Christmas Message to our Customers, Suppliers, Staff and all our Friends from John S Glover, Chief Executive, Bywaters (Leyton) Ltd.

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What happens to your food waste?

Umar Rayhan

There a many ways you can help reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills and pollutes the environment. We shed some light on the issue and how we, at Bywaters, and other companies are contributing to overall food waste reductions.

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How to Shop Sustainably on Black Friday

Max Adams

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are upon us once again, but when it comes to sustainability, they are controversial subjects, and this year is no exception. Many brands feel compelled to use heavy discounting and marketing at this time of year, encouraging  hyper-consumption, with many people buying products they don’t need for the sake of a bargain, resulting in massive amounts of waste. So how can you ensure you’re not making savings at the cost of the environment? Here’s a quick 5-point guide to navigating the sales.

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How To Make Your Bonfire Night More Sustainbly Bon-tastic

Ken Ogura

Unfortunately, Bonfire night has been criticised on countless occasions due to its detrimental impact on the environment. So here are a few top tips on how you can make your Bonfire night more sustainability Bon-tastic.

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The ultimate guide for a sustainble halloween

Ken Ogura

It’s that spooky time of year again, where pumpkins line streets and fancy dress takes centre stage. As autumn settles in and the days get shorter, the UK startles to life every 31st October. The ultimate guide for a sustainble halloween, will show you that Halloween doesn’t need to produce a frighteningly large amount of waste. You can still have a “bloody” good time, whilst considering your environmental footprint.

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Get to know: Anne Sanni – Head of Human Resources at Bywaters 

Ken Ogura

We get to know Anne Sanni – Head of Human Resources at Bywaters – and discover how Bywaters strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment for employees to thrive.

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How is Paper Recycled?

Ken Ogura

Your ultimate guide to recycled paper. We delve into the recycling process, to answer any questions you might have on paper recycling and dispel any myths which might prevent you from recycling in the future.

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Common Recycling Mistakes

Ken Ogura

Many of us recycle, but do we know how to do it correctly? Unfortunately, The average recycling contamination rate is 25%, or 1 in 4 items. To hit the UK target recycling rate of 65% by 2035, we must recycle properly. As London’s leading sustainable waste management company, our goal is to lead you and future generations toward a more sustainable planet.

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Autumn Newsletter

Ken Ogura

Get the latest Bywaters news and updates from our autumn newsletter. Bywaters go plastic free, Bywaters Climbs Three Peaks and Cycling to Brighton for charity, Why is recycling important? and more!

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Two London Companies Team up With a 9 Year Old Environmentalist to Fight Plastic Pollution

Ken Ogura

Stroodles and Bywaters team up with Thomas Franklin to support a new scout badge, for their camp blankets, focused on tackling plastic pollution.

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