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Cleanology issues uniforms made from plastic bottles

Published 1st July, 2020 by Neil Nixon

Cleanology issues uniforms made from plastic bottles

Cleanology is saving 7000 plastic bottles a year from landfill by kitting out staff in uniforms made from recycled plastic.

CEO Dominic Ponniah said: “We are extremely proud to be the first to introduce recycled uniforms within our industry. This is just the latest drive to make Cleanology a truly sustainable business. We already operate an electric fleet, and tackle portion control with our chemical-free sachets. Buying recycled, in the form of recycled uniforms, helps to close the loop even further.”

The uniforms have been rolled out following a full trial in 2019. Manufactured from a blend of plastic bottles and organic cotton, they are 100% sustainable, ‘fair wear’ garments. Over the next year, Cleanology will supply operatives with 2000 branded polo shirts and 1000 branded sweatshirts. Each shirt is made from around two bottles, while the sweatshirts use around three bottles. This will save 7000 bottles from landfill and reduce the need for energy and resources to manufacture new clothing.

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