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E-Waste in Numbers: Top 10 WEEE Recycling Facts

Posted on by Danny Nolan

  Though primarily still an issue for the world’s developed societies, the problem of electronic waste and e-waste recycling and recovery of valuable materials continues to escalate and will ultimately affect us all. The following information, which mainly focuses on data from the UK and the USA gives a snapshot of the scale of one … Continue reading

Landfills Overflow with Gadgets and Gizmos

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According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), electronic waste is the largest and fastest growing waste stream in the UK as we create about 1.4 million tonnes of waste a year, which is evident from the overflowing landfills dotted throughout the country, full of unwanted electrical goods. Though this comes as … Continue reading

Recycled Furniture Business Off To a Flying Start

Posted on by Danny Nolan

Many of us throw things out that we don’t use or need any more, classing it as ‘junk’ and never think any more of it. Yet one man’s trash is another man’s treasure… That’s certainly the case for brothers Brett and Shane Armstrong, who travel the world in search of scrap from the aviation industry … Continue reading

Top 10 Christmas Recycling Tips

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Once Christmas is over and the excitement has died down, there’s no denying you’re left with a lot of clutter to clean up and tidy away. There’s wrapping paper overflowing from every bin in the house, Christmas decorations that need taking down, copious amounts of food packaging and drinks bottles from parties, you can sometimes … Continue reading

Were Neanderthals the Real Inventors of Recycling?

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They say we learn a lot from our elders, but quite how far back can we go exactly…? With so much emphasis on recycling in the UK over the past few years, recent discoveries have brought to light how recycling has been around much longer than we thought, in fact a whole 1.3 million years … Continue reading

A Guide to Skip Sizes

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Whatever job it is you’re about to start, you need to make sure you have the right size skip to accommodate for all the waste. There’s no point in having a 16 cubic yard skip sitting at the front of your house for 4 weeks for a small household job, like a minor bathroom refurbishment, … Continue reading

£1.2 Million London Recycling Fund Launched

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The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched a new £1.2 million fund this month in a bid to make recycling easier for Londoners and to increase the overall recycle rates in the capital. The funding, which will be offered to London boroughs, as well as joint waste disposal authorities, is designed to improve … Continue reading

Non-Recyclable Rubbish Will Heat the Homes of South London

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A borough in South London is the first to test a new heating scheme which promises to lower energy costs and raise environmental responsibility. The Southwark Council partners with Veolia Environmental Services in a ground breaking project: non-recyclable rubbish will be incinerated, and the resulting heat will go to five properties in the southern borough. Getting … Continue reading

Sculpted Superheroes Found in Skip Worth a Small Fortune

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When Sheffield artist Andrew Vickers discovered a pile of old comics in a skip, he kept them until he felt inspired to create a life-sized papier-mâché sculpture of a man that he called ‘Paperboy’. Unbeknownst to him, in order to produce the work he had shredded his way through £20,000 worth of rare and highly … Continue reading

What Is Hardcore and What Is It Used For?

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Hardcore is the term used to describe the mass of solid, not easily degraded materials of low absorbency that is employed in creating a base for heavy load-bearing stone and concrete floors. This includes outdoor areas such as driveways or garage floors. It is made up of large aggregates: materials such as construction waste, for … Continue reading