Category: Sustainability

What environmental choices can you make this week?

When the week starts with #Earth Day , protests continue for environmental reform and millions of people take heed of David Attenborough warning about the potential climate apocalypse?  There is environmental hope ! At Proper Oils we know it all starts

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Proper Oils driving to London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone Standards

#ULEZ launched

Today is the launch of Londons Ultra Low Emission Zone. Ensuring Londons’ air becomes safer every day for everyone. At Proper Oils we are committed to Ultra low emission standards. As a independent company created with green values at our

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Proper Oils new waste carrier licence granted by the Environmental agency

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Proper Oils is granted a new waste carrier licence for 2019. Every 3 years the Environment Agency require waste companies to renew their registration as a waste carrier or broker of waste. The information is entered in the register which

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Is your cooking oil supplied by a sustainable, compliant and safe business?

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Proper Oils deliver a sustainable cooking oil service that is compliant and efficient for our customers. That’s why we take huge pride in achieving accreditations that ensure we are delivering against these measures every collection and every delivery ! In

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Proper Oils are Winners of Green Circular Economy Business of the Year 2019

Proper Oils are extremely proud to announce that we have won the Green Circular Economy Business of the Year 2019 award. West London Business Awards 2019 The West London Business awards are a key annual event of the UK’s second largest

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How we recycle your waste cooking oil packaging

Yes, we recycle your waste cooking oil. But that isn’t the only thing we recycle. We are happy to also take away your old tin, box and plastic packaging that contained your fresh oil for recycling – so you don’t

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How to create a sustainable menu for your restaurant

Chef slicing vegetables in a restaurant kitchen

Launching a sustainable menu for your restaurant can seem like a minefield. There’s food waste and food provenance to think about, all mixed up with simple cost concerns – after all, whatever you do has to make sense economically for

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No used cooking oil recycling in the London Mayor’s Draft Environment Strategy

Green London

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan launched the Draft London Environment Strategy in August. It has bold aims to tackle the problem of London’s air, which the report says is so dirty that it breaches legal limits – more than 9,000 Londoners currently

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Why Proper Oils pays its staff the London Living Wage

Stacks of coins

Proper Oils has been a proud Living Wage employer since 2015. The Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by 3,500 employers across the UK who “believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair

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Tighter carbon targets for the biodiesel industry – update

UK motorway at sunset

Back in July, we revealed how we were lobbying government for tighter carbon targets for the biodiesel industry. And there has been a development (although we’re pretty sure we can’t take the credit for this).

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