Due to the industry threat of roll-away incidents (failure of handbrake) and the increasing possibility of theft, we have worked hard to help ensure all our vehicles are safe from these types of threats. As a result, we have recently had new safety equipment fitted to our HGV fleet. This will prevent any likelihood of handbrake failure and/or the possibility of vehicle thefts.
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Sustainability and environmental impact are rapidly becoming an essential staple of any business’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, and rightly so.
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As we all know, saving money and maximising your profit are hugely significant factors in business, particularly after the past year. Waste management is an essential part of many businesses’ operations and we want to help you get the most of out of your money by putting together our top tips to keep waste and recycling collection costs down.
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We’re very proud to be supporting Devon Contract Waste with this year’s Recycle & Raise Campaign. Continue reading “Recycle & Raise 2020”
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.
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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”
Large scale events have stopped for now and when they do return, there will be a limited amount of people allowed to attend.
Continue reading “How COVID-19 Might Effect the Waste Industry – Events”