Further Recycling Information
Ethical commercial recycling has taken a step in the direction of considerate capitalism and many businesses large and small are starting to consider their waste options more diligently.Read More »
There are two ways to deal with your waste at home; you can use your local council or a local recycling business.Read More »
Currently, any waste that is not recycled is put into landfill. There are over 1500 landfill sites in the UK and as the degradable materials in them break down methane is produced, one of the greenhouse gases.Read More »
Paper recycling has been in existence for longer than many of the newer materials which can be recycled today. Paper recycling takes waste paper and remanufactures it into a new paper product.Read More »
Plastic recycling is the recovery of scrap and waste plastics and the subsequent reprocessing of these into useable materials.Read More »
Metal has been widely recycled for many years for the principle reason that all metals have a value as they are a commodity which can and is freely traded across the globe. Metals fall into 2 distinct categories of ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals, ferrous metals being magnetic and non ferrous being non magnetic.Read More »
Many different labels and symbols appear on packaging to advise people and to promote environmental awareness. The symbols all adhere to the Green Claims Code a Government produced document which sets out the standard information the public can expect to see about the environmental impact of the products they are using.Read More »
Latest Recycling News
Many of us do our bit for the environment at home by putting garden waste on the compost heap and bottles in the bottle bank. But what about when we’re at work? Here are some tips on how to be eco-friendly in the workplace...
Yes, you heard correct, number plates! Did you know that number plates on cars, motorbikes and other vehicles are one of the most lucrative items that you can recycle from a vehicle before it gets scrapped?