Category Archives: waste management

Recycling at Work–Choosing Recycling Bins for Business

03 Mar 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories bins in the office, recycling bin, waste management, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

More and more offices and businesses are becoming aware of the need to be more environmentally friendly and work with a more eco-friendly ethos behind them. Recycling is part of this process and as many people spend a large proportion of their lives at the office or workplace, recycling here can have huge benefits to […]

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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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Sourcing Office Bins

30 Dec 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories ashtray, bins in the office, industrial bins, recycling bin, waste management, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

As offices are busy places, where people can spend a large proportion of their working lives, they are also busy places for rubbish and waste. Office bins have to cope with a wide variety of waste and choosing office bins can be a challenge, especially with more emphasis on recycling. So knowing what bin to […]

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Recycling Matters – Recycling Bins for Around the Home and Office

16 Dec 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bins in the office, home recycling bins, recycling bin, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Recycling is becoming more and more important all the time. Not just around the home, but offices and workplaces are increasingly being encouraged to cut down on waste and recycle more. One of the difficulties both home-owners and businesses face, however, is how to encourage the family members and workers to follow suit. One of […]

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Busy Bins – Coping with Public Rubbish

09 Dec 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, litter bin, public bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

There are many locations where the amount of rubbish thrown in public bins can be excessive. While high street bins are very busy, and those outside fast food restaurants in particular, there are some areas where even these pale in significance. These areas are either places where vast numbers visit for a specific event, or […]

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Rubbish Bin Security – Importance of Providing Safe Public Waste Bins

04 Nov 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories hospital bin, public bin, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

When providing bins for the public, whether you are a business, private organisation or a public body, it is important to remember that when providing rubbish bins there are safety and security aspects to think about. Rubbish bins are an essential part of any building or premises, especially when members of the public are around. […]

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Washable Nappies – Eco Friendly Parenting and Nursery Care

23 Sep 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories nappy bin, sanitary bin, Social Care Bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

With a growing national conscience about the environment more and more people are becoming aware of the need to recycle and live a little more eco friendly. One area where people are looking at to reduce the waste they dispose of is resorting to washable nappies – doing away with the environmentally damaging disposable nappies. […]

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Waste Management for Hospitals – it’s all about the rubbish bins

05 Aug 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories hospital bin, public bins, sanitary bin, service sector bins, Social Care Bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Waste management is perhaps more important for hospitals than any other industry or institution. Hospitals produce vast amounts of waste and refuse from all manner of sources and not all of it can just be thrown into the rubbish bins. There are two types of waste produced by hospitals and medical settings: clinical waste, which […]

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Rubbish and Pests – Eliminating Mess, Vermin and Smells

15 Jul 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories dustbin, external bin, food bins, rubbish bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

In the good old days many home owners had a large metal dustbin that they would place all their rubbish into before placing the large heavy lid on top. However, times move on and very few of us have a metal rubbish bin; instead a wide variety of wheelie bins and recycling bins adorn our […]

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The Modern Rubbish Bin – Types, Changes and History

09 Jul 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, external bin, household bins, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

They are everywhere; on roadsides, along pavements, in our homes, front drives and at work. We hardly give them a second thought but the humble rubbish or waste bin does a highly important job that keep our homes, streets and city centres clean. There are several types of waste bin used by each of us. […]

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Litter, Rubbish and Recycling for Beginners

25 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, household bins, public bins, recycling bin, rubbish tips, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish and litter is an inevitability. Everybody accumulates waste and rubbish that has to be disposed of. The average person in the United Kingdom disposes of over 5 kilos of rubbish a week in their rubbish bin – a quarter of a tonne a year. All that waste has to go somewhere too. It is […]

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Bins for Business – Choosing the Right Waste Bins

18 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bins for catering, external bin, industrial bins, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Waste is a key part of any business -whilst reducing waste can help increase profitability – it can never be totally eliminated and all businesses have to deal cope with waste management. Rubbish and waste in some businesses is often minimal and requires little more thought than the removal of rubbish from our homes does. […]

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Picking up after Students – Bins for Local Authorities

10 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, public bin, public bins, school litter bin, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

There has been quite a bit of bad press about the littering caused by students in some university towns. And in many areas where residents live in local proximity to local schools, college or universities, littering is a cause for tension between the local community and the educational establishment. The problem with litter around education […]

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Parks and Open Spaces – Litter Bins

01 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, external bin, service sector bins, waste management, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

Britain has the largest number of public parks and open spaces than any other country in Europe. There are dozens of urban parklands in many of our major cities and conurbations. However, as pleasurable as these urban natural oasis are they are expensive to maintain. Councils and local authorities have to invest huge amounts of […]

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