Pollution – Is it True What They Say About Cows?

19 Apr 2012 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

What goes in, must come out? The trouble is that with cows the grazing process has an effect on the environment, some would say. Is recycling possible? What are the facts? Research in California has branded cows an environmental threat. Measurements showed that a dairy cow produces 9 kilograms of smog-forming gases every year. I […]

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What’s Bin Did and What’s Bin Hid

17 Apr 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

With apologies to Donovan whose album that was, way, way back when the concept of recycling was being first formulated in the days of flower power, that super alliterative title paints a picture of The Great Bin Controversy and its implications. What’s Bin Did Or, more appropriately, which might be did. To weigh or not […]

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Bad News at the Landfill Site

12 Apr 2012 by David Howells in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

I got into an argument the other night with some friends, about recycling. We’d been enjoying ourselves watching a football match – it was one of the last games of the season and our team had just won. We were enjoying a drink afterwards when the subject of recycling came up. I remember we were […]

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Best Recycling Bin!

27 Jul 2011 by admin in categories recycling bin | Be the first to comment here.

Our best selling bin so far this year has been the Open Top Recycle 50 and Recycle 30 litre. Both come with a choice of  2 coloured bases, 6 coloured lids and 10 Recycling stickers. The size of these bins mean that they are ideal for Schools, Offices and Home use. In fact we have […]

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Wheelie bins, essential in coastal locations

14 Jun 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

In many rural areas of the UK, predominantly remote villages, wheelie bins are not provided by councils for every household and residents usually put their rubbish out in sealed black bags, a few hours before collection is due. Whilst in some geographical settings this might work out just fine, in any settlement located on the […]

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Household bin auditing, just another type of ‘study’

14 Jun 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Whereas school rubbish audits might have an educational finality by teaching pupils to sort the waste and recycle, household rubbish auditing undertaken by councils is an entirely different matter. As first reported by the Mail Online three years ago, in Lancashire, people’s wheelie bins were ransacked through by council employees, this time not for fear […]

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The ‘rubbish police’ and the Orwellian society

27 May 2011 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

In April 2011, according to The Guardian, two Gloucester citizens were the focus of a 20.000 pound police operation for taking no more than 47 pence worth of scrap from a tip, in the form of an electric drill and a video game console. According to The Sun, the two were arrested while walking home […]

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Brabantia Bins – a reputation for Excellence

17 Mar 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories retro bins | Be the first to comment here.

When it comes to rubbish bins, one name often stands out above all the others: Brabantia. Brabantia, a Dutch manufacturer of rubbish bins, are perhaps the most famous name in the bin world, and they have sold millions of them world-wide. Formed in 1919 , Brabantia have been renowned for using quality steel as their primary […]

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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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Bin Safety and Security

10 Feb 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories bin safety, hospital bin, public bins, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

Waste bins are an important aspect of waste management and keeping institutions and public locations clean and rubbish free, but there are several aspects of providing waste receptacles for the general public in these locations that have to be considered when installing public bins. Locations like hospitals, hotels, airports and other transport hubs where members […]

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