Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Economic Benefits of Recycling to the UK

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

Recycling has become a booming industry all its own, and the consequences of recycling efforts worldwide have produced a positive holistic effect on nearly every tier of the economy; from the everyday recycling of used items, glass and plastics, to the increasing presence of industrial recycling plants that employ hundreds of thousands of workers, there […]

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How Adding Signs to Bins Can Increase Recycling Action

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

Signs on bins is one of the easiest way to encourage recycling. There has been an increase in raising awareness for recycling and including signs has been one of the biggest priorities. Not only does it encourage recycling, but it helps others learn how to recycle the right way. Recycling is very important, but if […]

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Top Bins on the Market Today

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

There are many different kinds of bins available on the market, with one available for almost every purpose, style of decor, and budget. Many designer bins are also becoming available in retro, coloured, and ethnic inspired styles. This article will discuss the multitude of bins available on the market and the advantages they each offer. […]

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The Effects of Littering in the UK

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

Littering can have a huge pact on the environment, but is something most likely everyone has done in their life. Even something as small as a receipt out of a window can have devastating results. This is because this can lead to a build-up of waste. It can also cause things like fires and the […]

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How to Make Recycling Fun

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

With green initiatives cropping up at the corporate level, many forget that the best way to help the environment is to act locally. There may be no better way to do this than to encourage recycling in your own community or local school. One sure fire way of getting young people involved is helping them […]

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Recycling Laws in the UK

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

Surprisingly, the UK produces 228 million tonnes of waste a year. With a population of around 30 million people, it’s hard to imagine just how much other countries contribute to the waste problem a year. In addition to waste, the UK has enacted strict laws regarding recycling to try to help the problem as much […]

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Coca Cola aims to improve UK recycling rate with new scheme

12 Aug 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has launched a campaign to try and boost recycling rates, according to foodbev.com. The ‘Don’t Waste. Create.’ campaign is set to be launched on Wednesday (August 14). The scheme is hoping to boost the UK’s recycling rates by rewarding those who reuse and recycle their plastic bottles. Those who do this will […]

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Household recycling rates marginally improve

12 Aug 2013 by Joe Elvin in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Brits are recycling a higher proportion of their household waste, according to new figures. Statistics gathered by The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) suggested that 43.6 per cent of waste is now put in recycling bins, up from 43 per cent this year before. The figures, based on the final quarter of 2012, show a slow and […]

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Government urged to step up recycling efforts

12 Aug 2013 by Joe Elvin in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

The government has been urged to step its efforts to improve recycling rates, in an open letter published by waste industry representatives. Bodies such as the Environmental Services Association (ESA), Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) claim that now is the time to accelerate recycling projects so that Britain […]

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How to Set Up a High School Recycling System

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

Are you interested in setting up a recycling program at your high school? It may seem difficult to get a large population of teenagers willing to do something good for the environment, but if you follow these steps you can take the first step to help save the world. First, you will need to get […]

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Waste sector returns to growth in Q2

09 Aug 2013 by Richard Towey in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

The UK waste sector can now start to make a serious contribution to UK GDP after making its long-awaited return to growth in the second quarter. According to the latest Index of Production from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), waste sector output rose by three per cent from April-June 2013 compared with the first three months of the year. Mrw.co.uk […]

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