Monthly Archives: January 2011

Public Bins – Importance of Numbers and Location

27 Jan 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, litter bin, public bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

In order to keep a public location clean and tidy, the public bin is the most fundamental and important tool available. Providing receptacles for the general public to dispose of their waste is vital, especially in busy locations such as the high street, them parks and around fast food eateries. Simply placing a bin in […]

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How Bins Can Help You Reduce Your Landfill

21 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Did you know that the average Londoner throws away more waste per year than residents in any other major European city? On average, they throw away 520kg a year, compared with 450kg nationally (not including recycling), which is a huge figure in itself, especially when you consider that 60% of that rubbish could be recycled. […]

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Bins for the Toilets, Bathrooms and Washrooms

20 Jan 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Bins for different locations have to be deigned with different parameters. Bins for kitchens, for instance, need to have tight fitting lids to prevent smells, while recycling bins need some sort of colour-coding to enable identification so the right waste goes into the right bin. Bins for bathrooms, toilets and washrooms are no different. And […]

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Why Waste Matters

20 Jan 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Litter is a problem we all have to live with. Walk down any high street and you’ll see dropped crisp packets, food, drinks cans and a whole array of other rubbish on the ground, when often there is a perfectly good litter bin only a few metres away. Of course, most people use the bins […]

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Waste-Related Follies to Avoid

19 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Of course, recycling is an excellent thing to do: it means we can reuse waste that otherwise would have been trashed, it helps reduce carbon emissions and means we don’t use as many natural resources. But a little bit of time and care needs to go into the recycling process, or else any benefits of […]

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Safe External Waste Storage

19 Jan 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

While you may not keep a huge amount of waste on your property at any one time, it is definitely worth having decent facilities to do so should the need arise. As well as making sure you have good facilities inside your house – from kitchen bins to waste paper baskets and recycling containers – […]

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Key Features of Hospital Bins

18 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

It may not be a topic you’ve ever thought about that much, but consider for a moment the importance of proper waste facilities in hospitals. Hospitals are a place where it’s even more vital than normal to keep up hygiene standards and put the bin facilities to the best use possible to help prevent the […]

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Grit Bins: Stay Safe in Winter

17 Jan 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

You may have noticed that we are not always very good at dealing with snow or icy weather. For all our national spirit of keeping calm and carrying on, a little hint of winter and it seems that the country grinds to an abrupt halt. This is why grit is so important in icy weather: […]

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Bins to Keep Your School Tidy

16 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

School is the place where children learn a lot of the things they need to know to be able to function in the real world, so it’s a great opportunity to be able to teach them the importance of good hygiene and the benefits of recycling while they’re there. A great way to reduce the […]

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Bins in the Festive Season

15 Jan 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

It’s that time again: the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ when the nation eats chocolate for breakfast, falls asleep on armchairs in the middle of the day and largely tries to avoid the sprouts. Yep, it’s Christmas. Inevitably at this time of year, we all end up with more waste than normal, largely down […]

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Bins – practical, but not necessarily boring

11 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish bins aren’t necessarily the most glamorous of your household items, but they do a very important job. Their main purpose is, of course, to hold waste safely and securely until you’re ready to get rid of it. The way they look, therefore, is not always particularly high up the list of reasons you buy […]

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Basic Types of Bin

10 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

There are many and varied types of bin for all sorts of purposes. Some of them are more attractive than others, but they all play a big part in our day to day lives, working to keep our environment healthy and our streets clean. Read on for a run down of the most common types […]

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Store Your Garden Waste with Ease

09 Jan 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

As any keen gardener will know, spending any sort of time at all working on your garden is liable to result in a huge amount of waste produce. From grass cuttings to brambles, branches and bizarre items you never thought you’d find in the middle of your flowerbed, there’s a huge array of stuff leftover […]

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Nappy Bins for your New Arrival

08 Jan 2011 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

It’s one of those strange quirks of life that, no matter how tiny babies might be, they come with a genuinely huge amount of stuff. From cots to clothes and milk bottles to toys, there’s a veritable array of products you need to buy for a new baby. One item that often – wrongly – […]

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