Getting your household to recycle is one thing, getting your workplace recycling is another task altogether. As hard as it may be, it’s part of your duty as a responsible employer to encourage workplace recycling, wherever possible.
In the UK, we use 12.5 million tonnes of paper and cardboard every year! By just recycling paper and cardboard in the workplace, it could save space, reduce clutter and massively reduce the environmental impact that comes from making all of that paper and card. Over a quarter of companies who recycle at work say that they have saved space by having designated areas and clearly labelled containers and bins for specific materials.
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Single use plastic bottles are steadily becoming a big issue in the UK, and across the globe. In 2019, the UK threw away 8 million drink containers, which included plastic bottles, into general waste – these end up in landfill sites and are not usually biodegradable, taking up space for several years.
If disposed of in the right way, our environment will benefit enormously, both in the short and long term.
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We are all going that extra step to protect and preserve our environment. This includes taking care to dispose of waste and recycling in the right way. As a headteacher, business owner or local council worker you will need to ensure there are enough waste bin locations outdoors.
Continue reading “Forget the Rubbish: Getting to know your Outdoor Waste and Recycling Bins”
Getting the most out of your school budget is crucial. With a set amount being offered to ensure your school is furnished to a high standard each year striking the right balance between quality and cost efficiency is key.
We’ve put together a selection of items that you might want to consider adding to your wish list for when you’re considering where to spend your budget.
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COP 26 has flagged up the need for everyone to take on a greater responsibility to protect and save our planet.
There are small changes we can all make to do our bit to help. This includes taking more care when it comes to buying products, ensuring that they are sustainable and eco-friendly.
We’ve taken a detailed look at what makes a product eco-friendly and why you should choose eco-friendly items.
Continue reading “Why make the change to Eco-Friendly Bins?”
What is the difference between household and commercial bins? It must be a question you have asked yourself over and over again. Oh, you haven’t? Well, we’re deep thinkers when it comes to the world of bins, so we’ve answered it for you anyway!
As a business owner you need to understand what the differences are and what your responsibilities are for your waste, not knowing could cost you a pretty penny.
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Ever considered becoming vegan? Find out why the planet may thank you in more ways than one in our May recycling news! Also featuring Scotland’s recycling breakthrough and Tesco’s proposed recycling reform. Continue reading “Vegan Diets & Scottish Recycling – May 2018 Recycling News”
April has been a HUGE month for renewable energy and progress towards reducing the amount of plastic that we have littering our streets and oceans. Continue reading “Renewable Energy And Plastic-Eating Enzymes – April 2018 Recycling News”
March’s recycling round-up follows on from last month’s news of a ‘latte levy’, with Starbucks going one step further in the fight against plastic waste, and the revelation that many Brits may be accidentally contaminating their own recycling bins… Continue reading “Recylable Coffee Cups and Greasy Pizza Boxes – March 2018 Recycling News”
February has been a huge month for recycling news and progress. As well as previously reporting on the plans to introduce a Norwegian style recycling system, this month’s roundup contains details of the new 5p charge for takeaway drinks at Starbucks and the reason why paper straws have appeared in the nation’s favourite pubs… Continue reading “Starbucks ‘Latte Levy’ and Wetherspoons Paper Straws – February 2018 Recycling News”