This week it has been highlighted how dangerous disposing of batteries in general waste or recycling can be. Batteries that might seem dead and no longer work can cause dangerous incidents once collected, they have been called ‘zombie batteries’. Continue reading “The Dangers of Zombie Batteries”
Littering is a big problem globally. In a 2017/18 report carried out by Keep Britain Tidy, it was reported that 18% of the 7,200 sites tested across England did not meet an acceptable level for litter. The report lists 10 of the most common pieces of litter found. We’re going to explore the top three troublesome items and how littering them is damaging the environment. Continue reading “Top Three Littered Items”
Recycling continues to be a hot topic and most brands are trying to find more sustainable packaging or helping with recycling their hard-to-recycle at-home packaging. Some brands even offer rewards for recycling your empties but these schemes aren’t always well publicised. We’ve put together just a few that we know about and we think deserve to be shouted about more.
Continue reading “Recycling Schemes You May Not Know About”
Facemasks are a hot topic in light of current circumstances and government guidance, but how do you dispose of disposable facemasks correctly? Continue reading “How to Correctly Dispose of Face Masks”
If everyone made a few simple swaps to a more sustainable alternative, the knock-on effects for the world would be hugely positive. But, where do you start and how do you know what’s truly sustainable and what isn’t? Here we’re going to explore a few simple swaps that everyone could make to reduce their own impact on the environment. Continue reading “Sustainable Alternatives”
Whether you’re looking for someone to take away a one-off waste collection from your home or if you’re a business looking for regular waste collections, it’s important that you choose a reputable waste management company. Continue reading “Top tips to choosing the right waste management”
By improving our understanding of waste and recycling, we can all do our bit and make a significant difference to the future of the world we live in. What makes things challenging is the numerous myths and misconceptions out there, surrounding what you can throw in which bin and the broad range of different symbols we find ourselves confronted with on products on packaging.
Continue reading “Five things you may not know about recycling – Recycle Week 2020”
The hospitality industry has had to adapt quickly over the past few months. Many small, independent restaurants and pubs didn’t offer a takeaway service which meant no trade and significantly, no income. This has led to a large amount of businesses now starting takeaway services in order to survive. Continue reading “How COVID-19 Might Effect the Waste Industry – Hospitality”