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Landfills and Incineration for Waste Management

18 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

The disposal of solid waste should be part of an integrated waste management plan.The method of collection, processing, resource recovery and the final disposal should be synchronized to achieve a common objective. An integrated waste management strategy includes three main components : source reduction, recycling and disposal. Source reduction can be done by using less […]

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How to Clean Rubbish Bins

14 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

To avoid stinking the place out, it is important for people to clean out their rubbish bins. The rubbish bins are where people throw out everything. From old clothes to soiled diapers, everything that is no longer needed is thrown in these receptacles. Keeping these bins clean is not a difficult task to do, although […]

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How to Hide Rubbish Bins

12 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

Some people place their rubbish bins in places where everyone can see them. Although this may be a great practice for public places and for cool designer bins, this is not always the best way to do things in a home. Unless the homeowner has purchased decorative rubbish bins for certain places in their homes, […]

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Stop Pesky Animals from Entering Your Green Bin!

10 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

If you live somewhere with a lot of wildlife, you are more than familiar with the problem of keeping animals out of your garden bin. More now than ever, crafty animals such as foxes and rodents are trying to find new ways of getting a quick and easy snack, one of which includes breaking into […]

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Bears in Bins: A Crisis at Phoenicia Methodist Church

09 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

Shandaken Police received an interesting 911 phone call last Saturday after a bear cub closed itself into a trash bin owned by the Phoenicia Methodist Church. This modern day Yogi Bear was found when a member of the church opened the bin and threw their trash in, only to discover a pint-sized killing machine waiting […]

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Asia’s Richest Man Enters the Growing Waste Management Industry

07 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

A major trend toward the feasibility and profitability of the waste management industry was recently brought to international attention, as the richest man in Asia, Li Ka-shing, expressed his interest to enter the industry. Ka-shing recently lead an association of businessmen in a proposal to buy AVR, a Dutch company specializing in waste management, for […]

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Using the Compo-Sphere as a Recycling Solution

06 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

What Is the Compo-Sphere? The Compo-Sphere is a device that will help you turn your garden waste easily into useful compost. This creation will make your life a lot easier while providing a good alternative to recycling. The equipment itself is not too big, but has a tremendous 315 litre capacity. It works by rolling […]

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What Does the Colour of your Bin Say About You?

04 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

If the true measure of civilization lies in how that civilization treats its lowest and unluckiest, the next measure of civilization can be found in the garbage bins populating its sidewalks and residential areas. Bins have become accessorized in no small amount, producing bins of many different shapes, sizes and colours regulated by certain standardized […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Office Bin

03 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

The aesthetics of any office are just as important as the products they sell or the services they provide. An important element of the composition of any office is its bins. While it may not seem like a life-or-death decision, they type of office bin that you buy can say a lot about your company […]

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Binmen Strikes in the UK – the Wheres and the Whys

02 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

When government workers go on strike the results can be inconvenient for the average citizen, but when binmen close down shop the results are catastrophic. Local workers in Brighton, Birmingham and Hove have gone on strike to protect pay cuts in their trade, and as the days drone on and the trash piles up, local […]

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Why the European Standard EN840 is Important

01 Jul 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

EN840 is name of a standard, and it is attached to one of the simplest products we use. It is the national standard for mobile waste containers. EN840 is a very popular standard that is used in Europe, and many people in the industry may already be familiar with it. In fact, EN840 is one […]

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Which Council Regions in the UK are the best at Recycling?

30 Jun 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

Recycling in the UK According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFR) in June 2012 residents recycled approximately 43 percent of their household waste. There are several ways that recyclable items are collected by the recycling agency. Your waste collection agency may offer skips, sacks and wheeled bins to place your recyclable […]

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Top 5 Songs about Trash

29 Jun 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

5. Gojira – “Toxic Garbage Island” Only a song this heavy and dark could really do justice in relating the actual toxic garbage island that exists in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Located in the middle of the north Pacific Gyre, the Great Pacific garbage patch is literally a toxic island of garbage, mostly […]

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The Terrifying Effects of Litter on UK Wildlife

28 Jun 2013 by admin in categories Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

The effect of litter on wildlife has been devastating throughout the United Kingdom. In addition to being a visual atrocity for humans, wildlife are constantly injured and killed by scattered rubbish throughout their natural environment. Frequently, these animals are strangled, poisoned, sliced, and suffocated by the array of litter left behind by people. Every year, […]

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