Monthly Archives: October 2012

Coke recycles 10.5m bottles from London 2012 Games

03 Oct 2012 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Coca-cola has announced that it will be recycling 10.5 million bottles that were used throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games, reports foodmanufacture.co.uk. It will use these bottles in the production of new bottle stock. The drinks giant said it is carrying out the process to aid the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG). The organization wanted to deliver [...]

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Easy to Use Bins

03 Oct 2012 by admin in categories rubbish bins | Be the first to comment here.

There is nothing worse than going to a fast-food restaurant or toilet for that matter and having to use your hands to operate the bin. Talk about un-hygienic. So I thought today I would talk to you about a few options that have a hands-free (care-free) operation for at home, the office and for the [...]

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Harborough Council opts for new, simpler recycling plan

03 Oct 2012 by Chris Taylor in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Harborough District Council in Leicestershire is binning a failing recycling scheme in favour of a newer, simpler approach. Thisisleceistershire.co.uk writes that the council is to get rid of a complicated system that formerly required residents to use three separate recycling bins for their salvageable waste. Instead it will introduce a singular blue-topped bin that is [...]

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Bag scheme has ‘revolutionised’ Leicester recycling

02 Oct 2012 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Recycling rates in Leicester have increased by over double this year thisisleicestershire.co.uk reports. The Council has said that in the last 12 months, 16,000 tonnes of rubbish was collected from kerbs and and transferred into recycling bins – almost double what was recycled in the previous year. This means that the city’s recycling rate is [...]

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