Monthly Archives: July 2013

How to Banish High School Waste

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

Recycling is one of the easiest things to do when it comes to being eco-friendly. Many large businesses put recycling programs into play simply because of the sheer amount of garbage they tend to generate. High schools generate a lot of trash due to the high number of people who attend or work at the […]

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Isle of Wight ropes in AMEC to help recycling drive

30 Jul 2013 by David Howells in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

The Isle of Wight Council has called on the help of an engineering project management company to help boost recycling rates on the Island, environment-analyst.com reports. The Council has already pledged to boost the volume of waste that finds its way into recycling bins from the current level of 28 per cent up closer to 60 per […]

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Swansea council launches food recycling campaign

30 Jul 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Swansea Council has announced that it is to introduce a food recycling campaign, according to swanseasound.co.uk. The move comes after statistics revealed that homeowners in the area were wasting up to £680 each year by throwing away food. The campaign is trying to encourage more people in the area to take part in the council’s weekly […]

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Recycling Can Help the Environment For Future Generations – Get Kids Involved Today!

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

Teaching you children about the importance of the environment is one of the key lessons parents can instil in their loved ones. The environment is important to preserve for the current generation as well as future generations. Conserving water, electricity, natural resources and recycling are key aspects in ensuring that these assets will be here […]

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World-renowned orchestra delivers recycling message in Derbyshire school

29 Jul 2013 by David Howells in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

One of the world’s most famous orchestras played to a packed school in order to deliver a message about recycling, newsuk24.com reports.     The Hallé Orchestra attended Heritage High School in Clowne to deliver a unique performance that had recycling at its heart. It was the culmination of around a year’s work which saw Hallé […]

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How to Reduce your Amount of Waste

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

Our world is becoming more and more environmentally friendly these days and it’s doing great things for the environment. One of the biggest problems we face now is trash. Throwing things away in your wheelie bin is obviously something that can’t be avoided, but it doesn’t mean that it can’t be greatly reduced. There are […]

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Eco Responsibly Starts in Schools

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

Recycling programs are necessary in an environmentally conscious world where people have to contend with the fact the environment is fragile and has limited resources. Beneath the green ideology and the practical economic benefits is a principle stepping stone towards a more efficient and harmonious future, and one of the most important places to lay […]

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Organic recycling firm reaches major milestone

25 Jul 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

An organic recycling firm in Scotland has reached a major milestone by processing 20,000 tonnes of food waste, according to aberdeenbusinessnews.co.uk. Keenan Recycling, based in New Deer, Aberdeenshire, has recycled this extraordinary amount of waste in just three years, since it started collecting waste businesses in the area on July 28th, 2010. It means that […]

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How is Medical Waste Disposed of in the UK?

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

When people think about waste, the last thing that they probably think of is medical waste. Also known as clinical waste, medical waste are by-products of the medical profession that are not considered general waste; any medical office, from veterinary hospitals, clinics, hospitals, and doctor’s offices, produce medical waste. In the United Kingdom, there are […]

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Jersey beaches to be provided with recycling bins

23 Jul 2013 by David Howells in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Beaches in Jersey have been kitted out with recycling bins for the first time, channelonline.tv reports. Eight of Jersey’s most popular beaches have the new bins in a bid to boost recycling levels on the island – but also seeking to leave the areas much cleaner for locals and tourists alike. The first roll-out will […]

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How Rubbish Bins are Made

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

Traditional rubbish bins might not be much to look at, but their functionality, versatility and purpose serve up a bin even more necessary than any piece of household furniture, and it’s no wonder their makings are rooted in a similarly worldwide faction of manufacturers, inventors and designers. Bin variations might seem slim or inconsequential at […]

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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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More materials now allowed in Epsom residents’ recycling bins

17 Jul 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Residents of Epsom will now be allowed to add both cartons and plastics into their recycling bins, despite previously having to separate the two out.  That’s according to yourlocalguardian.co.uk, which confirmed that the two recyclable materials can now be placed in the same bin. The change is set to be introduced by September 2013 and residents […]

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Trafford Council says new food waste scheme is a success

17 Jul 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Those at Trafford Council have hailed its new food waste recycling scheme a success. Councillors claim that they have had a positive response from residents in the area with regards to the new scheme, which was recently introduced in Davyhulme, Stretford, Dunham, Partington, Flixton and Urmston – plus parts of Sale and Timperley. The scheme […]

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