Starting a Construction Company

If you've ever thought about starting a construction company, we understand that turning your dream into reality can be tough. We've learnt some important lessons about business since we set up AMA, and wanted to share them with our readers.

AMA Skip Hire has created a guide about how to start a building company, including important information about all parts of your business. The AMA Guide…

Posted on 27th May 2016

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 27th May 2016

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