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Sustainable Living: The Rise of Eco Homes

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The rising cost of energy bills and increasing environmental concerns have resulted in the need for a more sustainable way of living throughout the globe. Here in the UK we have been making great efforts to meet targets set by the EU and one area of interest to everyone will be the way in which … Continue reading

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The E-Green Society? How Britain Can Recycle More Responsibly

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We all know that we probably should recycle more than we do, but few of us know just how important it is. This infographic tells you all you need to know about why we should be recycling more, especially when it comes to WEEE recycling. We recycle as much of the waste that is put in our … Continue reading

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Households Required to Separate Rubbish for Recycling By 2015

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Recycling plays a rather large part in our lives already, with our black bin for general waste, blue bin for recyclables and brown bin for garden waste, we really have come a long way since the days when we used to dump everything straight into one bin and not think twice! However, there are plans … Continue reading

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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

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Recycled Furniture Business Off To a Flying Start

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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

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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

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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

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£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

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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

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Top 10 Reasons Why Recycling Isn’t A Waste of Time

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Apart from helping in creating new products from waste materials that would otherwise been thrown away, recycling also has other numerous benefits both to humans and the environment. Over the past few years, people have continued to have different opinions on recycling, with many saying it is expensive, unnecessary, and a waste of time. Here … Continue reading

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