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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Big Brother Eyes up your Recycle Bin

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

One has to wonder if George Orwell recycled. It is well past the year 1984 but neither Orwell or Brave New World author Aldus Huxley could have predicted that by 2013 the prying eyes of governments and corporations would be honing in on your rubbish bin. The rubbish bin seems like an object that has […]

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The Iconic Dempster Dumpmaster Garbage Truck

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

The Dempster Dumpmaster was invented in as a means of emptying large mobile garbage bins made of metal. The Dumpmaster was patented in the 1930s as a truck that loads large dumpsters in the front as a brand new, innovative means of waste management. It was introduced in large scale over the next few decades […]

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What Happens to Old Rubbish Bins?

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

Across the world, there are many different cultures which all vary in their location, traditions, and even colors. One constant that binds the entire human race is the necessity for a place to put garbage, or what is known universally as a “trash can”. Businessmen in China, to bushmen in Nigeria, to bus drivers in […]

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The 5 Largest Landfills in the World

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

Many individuals are truly unaware of just how much waste is produced every day, and how much of this waste is placed into landfills. Here is a list of 5 of the largest landfills in the world to put into perspective just how massive and important landfills are! Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Pacific Ocean Roaming […]

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Do Fines for Littering Work?

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

Living with Litterers Litter is a public nuisance. It is hard to imagine there is anyone who appreciates the sight of litter in their neighbourhood or community. It’s ugly and it indicates an area has been overrun by slobs, criminals, and other lowlifes with no concern for anyone outside of themselves. Littering is plainly one […]

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“The Clean Bin Project”: A Powerful Commentary on Consumerism

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

One of the most captivating and thought provoking documentaries of recent years is “The Clean Bin Project.” This experiment is an interesting exploration of the consumerist world that we live in that is able to be light-hearted and hilarious, while sending a very clear message about the negative impact of our waste and consuming habits […]

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