O Come All Ye Wasteful - How much waste is produced at Christmas?

This Christmas is set to be one of the biggest spending events in history - every year new shopping records are set, as children and parents alike out-do each other to buy the best presents, the most luxurious food and the most lavish decorations - and that's before we even get to the Boxing Day sales!

But just how much waste does all our Christmas shopping and food excess create?

Posted on 17th December 2015

Another Successful Recycling Week

As you know, last week was all about being thrifty and green with National Recycling Week. We brought you our 5 top recycling tips, and we hope you had fun implementing them at home and at work.

We've been keeping a beady eye on what you were all up to during National Recycling Week, and we were pleased to see lots of exciting activities, campaigns and resources out there. Here's our pick of…

Posted on 2nd July 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From AMA

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year From AMA

Another year has come and gone, and haven’t these past 12 months just flown by? It seems only yesterday we were wishing you all a merry Christmas and handing out tips for a New Year house clearance, but now it’s time to hang the stockings, decorate the tree and to do it all over again.

We’ve had a fun year here at AMA, packed with all the waste…

Posted on 24th December 2014

AMA are CIWM affiliated

All of us here at AMA are proud to announce we have become an affiliated organisation of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM). Membership of the CIWM is testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved with AMA, and the continued efforts of everyone we work with to keep managing waste responsibly.

Customers have a wide choice of waste management options open to…

Posted on 21st October 2014

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 1st September 2014