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Waste recycling made easy

High quality recyclable janitorial supplies

We know that many of our customers take their commitment to the environment very seriously and with this in mind, we offer a waste collection and recycling services for all the products we deliver. The impact of plastic waste upon the natural environment is big news and the moment and is an urgent problem which needs to be tackled. Choosing to buy your cleaning products from us is a great start and if we deliver a disposable bottle to you, we’ll collect it for recycling once you’ve finished with it.

At the moment we recycle more than 2.5 tonnes of waste each month although this amount is growing rapidly. Once we’ve collected your waste we’ll recycle it for you and because we are licensed by the Environment Agency you’ll have pace of mind that we’ll deal with it in a responsible way.

We believe in making recycling as easy as possible so why not keep hold of your waste, ready for us to collect next time we deliver an order? We can recycle plastic and cardboard waste and all of our own brand products are recyclable, offering you a cost-effective, environmentally friendly solution.

Ask about our recycling service

Why not get in touch to find out more about our waste recycling service? Contacting Alpha Consumables is easy: simply call 0113 276 2227 or email

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Keep the kids busy over Easter with our range of arts and crafts supplies

Arts and crafts supplies delivered by Alpha Consumables

Did you know that alongside our range of cleaning products we also offer an extensive range of art and craft supplies for children? It can be hard finding things for them to do over the holidays, especially when the weather is wet and they’re stuck indoors! Our range is guaranteed to keep them entertained over the Easter holidays, no matter how wet it is outside!.

Our range of arts and crafts supplies is ideal for young children and are available to buy by private customers, childcare providers, schools and nurseries. Here are just some of the products we offer:

  • Aprons and overalls: art can get very messy involved, especially when young children are involved! We offer a range of aprons and overalls, designed to protect their clothing from spilled paint or stray pens whilst allowing them to be as creative as possible.
  • Brushes: all artists need a selection of brushes and ours covers everything from chubby brushes designed for little hands, through to artists brushes and pre-filled paint brushes.
  • Washable paints: designed to encourage creativity without ruining their clothes, our range of washable paints is available in a range of types including finger paints, poster paints, paint sticks and face paints.
  • Washable pens: designed to wash out of clothing, our washable pens are available in chunky pen sizes, pencils, colouring pens, crayons and more.
  • Art equipment: last and by no means least, we also offer a cost effective range of equipment including washable PVA glue, scissors and play sand.

Order your arts and crafts supplies from Alpha Consumables

Ordering from us is easy: simply order direct from our website and make the most of one of our cost-effective delivery options which includes Click and Collect.

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Are you ready for The Great British Spring Clean 2019?

Recyclable cleaning products delivered throughout Yorkshire

Designed to raise awareness of the impact single-use plastic has upon our environment, The Great British Spring Clean is now in its second year. Community groups, business and government will be joining forces this week to collect and safely dispose of single-use plastic from our streets, beaches, parks and countryside.

Helping you recycle your plastic waste

Single use plastic waste is not acceptable and here at Alpha Consumables we offer a wide range of durable cleaning products, designed to be used again and again. In addition, we also provide our own waste collection and recycling service which covers all of the products we deliver. For example, if we deliver a product in a disposable plastic bottle to you, we’ll collect and recycle it once you’ve finished with it.

We currently recycle more than 2.5 tonnes of plastic waste each month although this figure is growing rapidly. As waste licence holders we’re allowed to carry away waste, providing you with peace of mind that we’ll dispose of it properly, ensuring that it’s recycled and not simply added to landfill. Not only is this great for the environment; it’s good for your environmental credentials too!

Last and by no means least, all of our own brand products are recyclable – simply look for the code on each product – and because many of the products we sell are available in bulk and economy sizes, buying big means using less plastic.

Contact Alpha Consumables for further information

If you would like to find out more about our plastic waste recycling service or our range of high quality cleaning products and janitorial supplies, please visit our website or call 0113 2762227.

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Prepare yourself for spring cleaning with our range of cleaning essentials

Spring is definitely in the air and what better time of year to get busy with a mop and duster! Here at Alpha Consumables we offer a fantastic range of cleaning essentials, with everything you need to make light work of spring cleaning – from mops and buckets, through to disinfectant, wipes and window cleaning products.

Tackle spring cleaning in no time

There’s no doubt that a thorough spring clean be time consuming, however our product range is designed to help you get through those cleaning chores with as little fuss as possible. Many of our products can be used as part of colour coded cleaning regime; by having different sets of cleaning equipment for use in different areas – red in the kitchen, blue in the bathroom etc, you’ll minimise the risk of bacteria travelling from room to room. The colour coded cleaning system is already widely in use in a wide range of organisations including hospitals, clinics, care homes, schools and nurseries, so why not try it at home too?

Cost-effective spring cleaning for business and residential customers

Our products are available to buy in bulk and by buying big, you could make fantastic savings on cleaning essentials. In addition, we also offer a range of efficient delivery services, designed to ensure your products arrive quickly.

So what are you waiting for? Why not stock up on everything you need to ensure your home, business or organisations is fresh, sparkling and hygienically clean?

Study proves hot air hand dryers spread dangerous germs

Using paper towels helps to prevent the spread of germs

According to a study carried out by scientists at the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Hospital Infection*, hand dryers spread five times more germs than using a paper towel. Here at Alpha Consumables we’ve always been champions of the good old paper towel over hand dryers and this study just goes to show what we already know: hand dryers are a potential health hazard!

The University of Leeds study goes to far as to recommend that hand dryers should be banned from hospital toilets as they blow bacteria around the room, spreading microbes across surfaces including clothing, sinks, floors and walls. Obviously this can prove extremely dangerous, especially in environments where there are sick and vulnerable patients. During the study, scientists discovered in locations where hand dryers are used, there were high levels of bacteria which can cause serious illnesses including blood poisoning, pneumonia and gastroenteritis.

Whilst air hand dryers utilise no-touch technology to dry hands, paper towels absorb water quickly and when disposed of correctly, hazardous microbes end up in the bin, rather than on other surfaces. With this in mind, paper towels offer a cost-effective, simple way to help prevent the spread of harmful bacteria.

Paper towels provide an ideal solution for care homes, nurseries, clinics, GP surgeries and schools, helping to prevent the spread of germs and harmful bacteria. This study shows that the method we use to dry our hands really does have an impact upon health so why not ditch the hot air dryers and return to paper towels instead?

Buy hand towels and waste bins from Alpha Consumables

Here at Alpha Consumables our range of paper towels, hand soap and waste bins are available to buy online with efficient, cost-effective delivery times and prices. When used in conjunction with a colour -coded cleaning system, paper towels and soap can help to spread the harmful bacteria which can cause anything from the common cold, through to life-threatening illnesses.

It’s our aim to make buying janitorial supplies including paper towels and colour coded cleaning equipment as straightforward as possible and as the majority of our stock is available to buy in bulk, why not plan ahead and stock up now?


Anti Bacterial 30 Seconds Contact time

Anti-Bacterial Clean

  • Has Been formulated so that it is Ready to Use.
  • It can be Used for all general cleaning sanitation.
  • This Sanitiser Complies with BS EN 1276, BS EN 13697.
  • Contact time is  30 seconds
  • As detailed on the
  • This product works great with our All Purpose Cloths

Effective Against Escherichia Coli,Staphylococcus Aureus, Enterococcus Hirae, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Quantity: 2 x 5 ltrs

Antibacterial all Purpose Cloths Refills

Antibacterial all Purpose Cloths

Alpha Consumables wipes on a roll. Ideal for a wide range of uses, washable and reusable.

  • Suitable for Nurseries,Warehouse, Office, Home, Work, Factory,Schools
  • Can be used for wiping surfaces, mopping up light spills, cleaning and polishing with sprays and dry dusting
  • Food safe, offering a colour-coded wiping system
  • Soft to touch, available in yellow, red, green and blue
  • Wipe size:
  • 200 cloths inside approx 22 x 37cm
  • No dispenser Required


Great News

We are really happy to announce that we have been working to help local Charities with our Free Give away of Toys.

Leeds Children’s Hospital provides one of the most comprehensive range of specialist children’s hospital services in the country and is a regional centre looking after youngsters from birth to the age of 16 living right across Yorkshire and beyond.

Our highly experienced staff are dedicated to achieving the very best outcomes for acutely ill children and those with long term conditions, and care for young people with cancer and needing liver, kidney and bone marrow transplants. We have invested millions of pounds in improving our wards and departments, and have excellent facilities to support patients who need to stay on site with a dedicated facility next to the hospital.


Environment Agency Waste Carrier



Zero waste to landfill sounds like a nice idea, but hardly a corporate priority, particularly given the tough economic conditions companies are facing across the globe.

That is why Alpha Consumables are always looking to Reduce your/there cardboard lets reuse as much as possible we all need to help.

Always ask the driver to remove your cardboard.


EU Ecolabel-Green

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Alpha Consumables is happy to announce the following on their Hand Towels.

“To qualify for the EU Ecolabel , products have to comply with tough set of criteria assessing their environmental impact: from extraction of raw materials and factory production through to packaging, their use and final disposal”.