Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sorting Through the Rubbish – Proper Recycling Protocols

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

Recycling is a relatively new habit for the modern world, and while recycling itself has been around in one form or another forever, the process of recycling is developing a rather confusing specificity, separating not just recyclables from trash, but recyclables from other recyclables depending on whether or not the item is glass, plastic, aluminium, […]

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Councillors urge residents to give new recycling scheme a chance

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

Councillors in Ashford have asked residents to give a new recycling scheme a chance, after receiving a barrage of complaints, according to bbc.co.uk. Recycling bosses at Ashford Borough Council said that there are bound to be “snags and hiccups” with the new scheme, however have asked residents to be patient. The new recycling measures came […]

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Cardiff waste energy project gets government backing

07 Aug 2013 by Paul Smithson in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

The Welsh government has confirmed that a quarter of the Prosiect Gwyrdd incinerator’s required funding has been secured, reports resource.uk.com. This represents more than £105 million over the course of 25 years and shows the support for the project, which will create energy from waste at Trident Park in Cardiff. It is all but agreed that Viridor […]

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More Selby residents recycling, says council

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

Selby District Council is celebrating the success of its kerbside recycling collections after figures show that more residents in the area are using the service. According to the latest statistics, residents achieved a 43.26 per cent recycling rate for 2012-13. This compared to 43.11 per cent the previous year. The council has also reported that […]

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How to Encourage Recycling at a Young Age

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

Recycling waste is very important when it comes the maintaining the health of our planet and ecosystem; it can also be one of the easiest ways to reduce our carbon footprint. This is why it is imperative that the parents of young children start their child on a path toward being eco-conscious as soon as […]

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Scottish council bids to boost food recycling

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

A Scottish council is bidding to boost food recycling by introducing a new scheme, according to carricktoday.co.uk. South Ayrshire Council, which covers 32 council areas of Scotland, will introduce the scheme to the Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon areas. A total of 42,000 ‘caddies’ will be sent out to the properties in those areas. […]

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The 5 Coolest Bins in the World

03 Aug 2013 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish bins might not be the first designs that jump to mind when people think about amazing design, but many inventors and innovators have put their own personal stamp on the simple utilitarian design of the rubbish bin. From bins designed like the robots to futuristic London bins with LCD screen displays and the ability […]

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