The Problem with Tyres

On average, there are over 50 million tyres scrapped in the UK each year. While this sounds like a massive number on its own, when you consider that this amounts to 480,000 tonnes of rubber, the figure is even more shocking. Of these 480,000 tonnes, over 80,000 tonnes of tyres are sent to landfill, where […]

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Fly-Tipping

Fly-tipping is a problem that occurs across the UK, and it is defined as ‘the illegal dumping of rubbish or bulky items on land that is not licensed to receive it – i.e. land that it is not suitable to dispose of waste on’. You may see examples of fly tipping on in your day […]

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Removing the Hassle from Office Refurbishment

Most offices will require a refurbishment at one time or another. This could arise from an expansion into a larger property or simply due to the fact that a good deal of clutter has accumulated over the years. Unfortunately, this is often a task that is easier said than done. There are several factors that […]

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Hazardous Waste – a Definition

The online dictionary definition of hazardous waste is as follows: A used or discarded material that can damage the environment and be harmful to health. Hazardous wastes include heavy metals and toxic chemicals used in industrial products and processes as well as infectious medical wastes and radio-active materials such as spent nuclear fuel rods. While […]

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Do I Need a Site Clearance Service?

Site clearance is needed for projects of all sizes, and covers small residential needs to large full scale industrial and commercial projects. Complexities should never be overlooked, and whatever is involved in the undertaking: be it a building plot, industrial or derelict site, sports field, brown or green field site, agricultural land, road construction routes, […]

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Top Tips to Get Your Yard Spring Ready

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Every season has its charms, but there’s something rather special about spring. The sun feels a little warmer, the birds sound a little chirpier, and the first flowers of the year are starting to bloom. There’s little wonder why most of us want to get out there in the yard and enjoy it. If you […]

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Top Tips for a House Clearance

Like all major projects, clearing a house requires careful preparation. The last thing you want is to get rid of a priceless, family heirloom by accident. However, if you take the time to plan out your campaign then, hopefully, this particular mishap will be avoided. Firstly, allow yourself enough time to carry out the work. […]

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Benefits of a House Clearance

Cleaning out your home and getting rid of unwanted or unneeded items can be a hugely stressful task – it is very common to underestimate the sheer volume of possessions that you have bought over the years, put in a cupboard or the attic and completely forgotten about. There may also be items in your […]

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Skip Hire Guide

For certain jobs, you may find that the amount of waste generated requires something a bit more substantial than a roll of bin bags. Skip hire is a great way to manage your rubbish and waste without taking up excessive space in and around your home. However, hiring a skip for the first time can […]

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Recycling Benefits

Disposing of waste, whether it’s domestic, commercial or industrial, has a cost for everyone from the companies disposing of it to the respective areas’ local council. The Landfill Tax, which was introduced in 1996 and started at £8 per tonne of waste disposal, has steadily increased over the years and as of April 2014, local […]

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