What's the story behind industrial waste?

It may not come as a surprise to learn that industry is the top producer of waste in developed countries. There is a high amount of material rendered useless during manufacturing processes. Much of this could be reused or recycled, apart from hazardous waste, which requires proper disposal.

A large proportion of industrial waste is hazardous, because industrial processes often involve ...

Posted on 30th January 2018

Waste-Free Wednesday in the office this Recycling Week

Is your office guilty of wrongly disposing of waste? Or of creating too much waste unnecessarily? As it's National Recycling Week, we reckon it's as good a time as ever to do a little recycling audit. So get yourself a snazzy green hat or badge, nominate yourself as the Recycling Monitor and start saving the planet today!

Posted on 30th January 2018

The Modern Approach to Reducing Fly Tipping

Picture the scene; it's dark and you're in your car or van by the local woods, no streetlights and nobody around. You've got a load of rubbish but the tip is shut and you can't go tomorrow as you've got an early start. You consider dumping it thinking that nobody will ever know. Or will they?

Fly tipping in the UK has been an on-going problem for many years, though the scale and nature does ...

Posted on 30th January 2018

How much waste do Easter eggs produce?

This Easter, as children and adults around the UK excitedly tear open and eat their Easter eggs, perhaps the last thing on their minds will be how much waste they're producing. With over 90million eggs being sold each year in the UK, business is booming for big chocolate companies, but until very recently the environment was paying a heavy price for all of our indulgence.

Posted on 26th January 2018

England Vs. Brazil Recycling World Cup

In our last infographic post we examined the sheer scale of the waste management needed at an event like the 2014 World Cup – the staggering amount was waste produced and what is needed to tidy up once the fans head home. Although sadly an England vs. Brazil final is off the cards, thanks to some predictably woeful performances, we have decided to take a look and compare us and the home team in…

Posted on 26th January 2018