Wholesalers called upon to educate about hand sanitiser recycling scheme

Hand sanitiser producer Delphis Eco and recycling company First Mile are calling on wholesalers to educate their customers on recycling empty plastic bottle closures for a free courier collection scheme.

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China and Northern Italy are the two main manufacturing areas of plastic bottle closures for hand sanitiser, and as a result of Covid-19, there is now a global shortage of trigger sprays, hand soap pumps, and spray pumps. This is causing issues in getting anti-bacterial hand soap and sanitisers to those in need.

Wholesalers are now being asked to educate their customers to collect and give a quick-rinse to all of their empty closures of any size or brand, place them in an empty cardboard box and book a free collection at recyclebox.co.uk. First Mile will then sort and clean items before returning them to Delphis to be refilled and reused.

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Paul Hill
Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. Paul can be found on Twitter on @BW_PaulHill, or can be contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 020 7689 3376.

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