Smart Christmas Recycling Tips

Christmas is here again, and that means presents, food and drink in plentiful amounts. However, copious overindulgence, means plenty of waste – food that you just couldn’t find room for, and mountains of wrapping paper that has been torn off gifts excitedly on Christmas morning. Unfortunately, once the festivities have subsided, you are faced with […]

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Eco-Friendly Home Decorating

Whether you’ve just moved into a new home and the decor doesn’t match your personal taste, or you have lived in your home for years but it is starting to look a bit dated, redecorating is something that almost all homeowners do at least once. Being environmentally friendly when you are redecorating your home is […]

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Facts About Metals

Metals are utilised the world over, used for a huge variety of products thanks to their many excellent properties. Strength, resilience, and longevity are all characteristics that lend themselves well to the multitude of uses for metal. While the ubiquity of metal needs no explanation, the statistics themselves are quite surprising, and this article will […]

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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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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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How To Manage Your Home Waste

With growing concerns of global warming and environmental hazards of waste, governments worldwide are taking measures to find solutions and implement them. However, the onus of waste management does not lie on the government alone. In fact, it finally boils down to the home, and its occupants. Cultivating an effective waste management and disposal system […]

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