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Category Archives: WEEE Recycling

Croydon Fly-Tippers Van Seized By Council After Being Found Full Of Waste

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There was a recent scandal in the Croydon area when it was discovered that two vans filled with waste were suspected of fly-tipping. One van was said to be disposing of commercial waste in residential areas and the other got rid of waste at a recycling centre, two acts which are illegal and can cause … Continue reading

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Spring Clean and Go Green by Reducing, Reusing and Recycling the Clutter

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With spring now upon us, many of you will be thinking about starting your annual spring clean. A great opportunity to spruce up your home, clearing out the old and bringing in the new. Clearing out your home, however, can create a certain amount of waste that needs to be disposed of one way or … Continue reading

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Packaging Labels and Recycling Symbols Explained

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On-pack recycling labels, or OPRLs, can be found on many consumer items and are designed to let you know how they can be recycled. While they take some of the guesswork out of recycling, it’s important to know that items without an OPRL could possibly still be recycled. The following is a list of the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Electronic Recycling Increases as ‘Endangered’ Smartphone Metals Risk Running Out

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A recent study by Yale University has underlined the importance of mobile phone recycling. What the researchers at Yale discovered was that some metals can now be considered ‘endangered’ because of their use in mobile phone technology. What is criticality? On average there are 41 different elements in the typical smartphone, and in 2014, 1.2 … Continue reading

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How do I Recycle Electronics and Gadgets?

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New technology is wonderful and the current trends push to get the latest and greatest as quickly as possible. This is great until you consider the effects on the environment that all of the gently used technology you’re replacing will have if it’s just tossed in the garbage. But, you argue, no one wants that … Continue reading

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Recycled Computers Form Extraordinary Artwork

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With technology evolving so rapidly, many of us are upgrading our computers all the time and sending our old ones to the local scrap metal dealership for the metals to be recycled. However, there are some who hold on to old computers and use the parts for something a bit more creative… Artist, Anna Dabrowska, … 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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E-Waste in Numbers: Top 10 WEEE Recycling Facts

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  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

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