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 26th May 2016

AMA celebrates World Environment Day

5th June has been a fixture in the AMA diary for some time, as it is World Environment Day (WED). Organised by the United Nations, WED aims to encourage people to do something positive for the environment. The theme of this year's WED is: Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care. People around the globe are making pledges to help the environment, and raise awareness of sustainability ...

Posted on 26th May 2016

Food Waste Update

Food Waste Update

We recently wrote a blog post revealing the shocking amount of food that supermarkets waste every week. With Tesco throwing away 55,400 tonnes of food a year, and other nationwide supermarkets discarding a similar amount, time, energy and resources are being wasted. This is not to mention household waste – which in 2012 was calculated to be 4.2 million…

Posted on 26th May 2016

Can you hire a skip when you live in a flat?

Whilst hiring a skip to use at your house, business premises or building site seems a straightforward and simple idea, many people wrongly believe that skip hire just isn't an option for those living in flats, apartments and tower blocks.

With no garden of your own and no clear land to place skips on, where would you ever put your waste? What laws and regulations cover the use of skips in ...

Posted on 26th May 2016

Business waste made easy

Waste management for businesses can seem like a minefield at times. Trying to comply with industry regulations, be environmentally friendly and choose an affordable waste management option is time-consuming.

Here at AMA Waste we wanted to make businesses aware that disposing of rubbish doesn't have to be complicated. We've made a simple flow chart to demonstrate how easy it is to use our…

Posted on 26th May 2016