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National Allotment Week 2017


Next week we are celebrating National Allotment Week which takes place from Monday 14th August to Sunday 20th August. This year’s theme is “Growing the Movement” a celebration of all the hard work put in by voluntary association management committees, plot-holder volunteers and councils managing, creating, developing and safeguarding sites. To mark the week allotment […]

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Charity Work In Lebanon – July 2017


Our blogger for this week is Angela Hind, ecodek® Sales Manager.   A couple of weeks ago, Angela was part of a charity effort in Lebanon, so we caught up with her to find out what experiences she had.   Each year, volunteers from the Youth of the Order of Malta join forces with other delegations […]

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Gelclad Update


It’s been a while since we ran a blog on our involvement in the Gelclad project and thought it was about time for an update. Just to remind you that Gelclad is part of the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme. Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship […]

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ecodek Factory Shutdown


In another 2 weeks’ time it’s our annual factory shutdown. It’s been a busy couple of weeks leading up to the shutdown and both of the Production and Transport teams are really looking forward to a well-deserved break, some are spending time at home, catching up on DIY, having days out, whilst others are jetting […]

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Borneo fights for it’s jungles


This week’s blog is slightly different and is from our guest blogger for this week Ellie Parker. Ellie has previously worked for ecodek as a Marketing Intern and has been travelling around Borneo on her gap year. Borneo has some of the world’s most species-rich equatorial rainforests and Ellie has been travelling around the different […]

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International Plastic Bag Free Day


Next Monday will see us marking International Plastic Bag Free Day at ecodek® towers.   We are all culprits of using the dreaded plastic bag as they are available from almost every retailer we visit and most of us use them every day. Has it ever occurred to you just how many plastic bags you go through […]

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5 minutes with new Managing Director Jonathan Cooper


Our new MD Jonathan joined the team a couple of weeks ago and joins us from Polypipe and brings with him a wealth of experience, especially on the Commercial side and is very keen to protect the ‘ecodek® ethos’ and grow the business in steady, measured steps. We thought it was about time we got to […]

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Made In Britain Membership


It’s an exciting time at ecodek® towers as we have recently become members of Made in Britain Membership.   For those of you that haven’t heard of the Made in Britain Marque, it supports and promotes British manufacturing, enabling buyers and consumers at home and abroad to identify British-made products. It works to unite and support and […]

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World Environment Day 2017


Today at ecodek® towers we are celebrating World Environment Day, an annual event that promotes worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Its Canada’s turn this year to host the official celebrations and they are offering free admission to all of their national parks, marine conservation areas and historic sites throughout 2017. […]

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Solar Power breaking new records in the UK


It’s fascinating to hear that solar energy has grown from almost nothing to 11GW in seven years We wanted to share with you some groundbreaking news which took place last Friday. Solar power broke new records in UK by providing nearly a quarter of the country’s electricity needs, thanks to sunny skies and the relatively […]

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