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Lanes Group shortlisted for two Water Industry Awards

26/04/2022

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has been named as a finalist in two categories in the prestigious Water Industry Awards. The company has been shortlisted for the Customer Initiative of the Year Award for its customer advocacy training programme which has achieved significant improvements in customer satisfaction. It is also a finalist in…

Introducing Unblocktober – the world’s first awareness month to save our sewers and seas

18/07/2019

Unblocktober.org Lanes Group is delighted to announce the launch of Unblocktober, the world’s first month-long national campaign and awareness month to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas – driven completely by you, the British public. If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans,…

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4 eco-friendly household cleaning tips

28/11/2018

Household plumbing and drainage issues often stem from neglect or failure to adequately maintain the systems in your home. Actions like disposing of fats, oil and grease (FOG) down the sink, not clearing away hair or debris from plugholes, and putting objects down the toilet that shouldn’t be flushed can all add up to a…

Putting hidden and nonwoven plastic under the microscope

07/08/2018

As part of our ‘Sinner or Binner’ campaign we’ve been discussing why sanitary products are a menace for our sewers and seas when they are not disposed of correctly. In our previous blog post, we discussed why they’re so troublesome, and talked about the problem in detail. But exactly why are sanitary items so difficult…

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