June has seen the UK’s recycling rate fall for the first time this year, despite councils putting more and more emphasis on recycling. So what’s going wrong? And why has fly-tipping increased in Nottinghamshire? Continue reading “Battle Of The Bins & Local Fly-Tipping – June 2016 Recycling News”
April and May have seen a wealth of new recycling stories appear, such as news from tech-giant Apple on the gold recovered from their Apple Renew program and updates on Jaguar’s REALCAR scheme. Continue reading “Recovering Gold From Apple iPhones & The Great Bin Disappearance – April & May 2016 Recycling News”
Recycling news hasn’t slowed down over the past 2 months, despite the yearly recycling statistics having already been announced by large UK companies. February and March saw the supermarket giants shaking things up with announcements of their own.
Continue reading “Supermarkets & Paper Production – February & March 2016 Recycling News”
The turn of the year has brought some interesting and positive news stories which will hopefully set the trend for the rest of 2016.
Continue reading “Clean for The Queen & The Ratings Are In – December 2015 & January 2016 Recycling News”
As we celebrate, decorate, give gifts and travel through the Christmas period, one thing that we shouldn’t avoid is recycling. It has been found that 30% more waste is produced through the festive period, such as Christmas trees, wrapping paper, cards, plastic waste and food waste. Hopefully, these festive tips will help reduce the waste sent to landfills! Continue reading “Recycling & Reducing Waste at Christmas”
October and November have been pretty quiet on the recycling news front, although still some interesting stories nonetheless. Continue reading “The Plastic Bag Charge & Food Waste for Charity – October & November 2015 Recycled News”
The recycling world is a fast paced industry and as you have hopefully noticed, monthly blog articles have been posted which keep up to date with recent events and news over that month.
September is no exception and it has been a successful month when it comes to recycling and being sustainable. Continue reading “Zero Waste Week, EU Glass Recycling & The Lego Group – September 2015 Recycling News”
The recycling industry is continuously growing with new statistic released on a regular basis and large brands doing what they can to become more sustainable. Therefore I thought it would be useful to do a monthly blog article presenting the most interesting eco efforts. Continue reading “Sustainable Fashion & The End Of A 110 Year Recycling Scheme – August 2015 Recycling News”
Last week Defra announced that England’s household recycling rates have edged up to almost 45%, which is up 5% in 5 years. I believe there is more we can do to increase this level than just recycling our household waste. Continue reading “6 Ways To Re-Use & Reduce Household Waste”
Over the past month I have been actively updating our social media accounts (hopefully you have noticed?!), and in doing this I’ve seen that there are a lot of newsworthy stories about recycling and worldwide efforts to help the environment. Therefore I have decided to take a look back and show a brief summary of some large companies and their eco-friendly efforts throughout July. Continue reading “Recycled Shoes, Mobile Phones & Biscuit Wrappers – July 2015 Recycling News”