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The Waster’s Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

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How to Dispose of an Old Mattress

Here’s how to dispose of an old mattress! The obvious answer is to ensure that when you buy a new mattress, you always arrange for your old mattress to be removed by the company that sold you the new one. Their van can be filled with old mattresses when they return to their depot. It […]

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5 Construction Waste Recycling Methods Which Save Building Costs

Here are five construction waste recycling methods through which sustainable builders achieve recycling and reuse of building waste in construction projects. Depending on assumptions made about the disposal cost of demolition materials when pricing the work, it may be very easy to show a cost reduction. If the tender price allows for disposal to landfill, […]

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Waste to Resources Transition – Help for UK Businesses

Helping businesses use resources more efficiently and divert more waste from landfill. This is to be a top target for the Environment Agency over the next five years. The new corporate strategy Creating A Better Place 2010-2015 also outlines the key waste-related challenges that are facing businesses and communities over the next five years and […]

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Non Road Mobile Machinery Emissions Requirements for Construction in London

It should not be surprise that special non road mobile machinery emissions (NRMM) requirements for construction in the centre of London have been introduced. Air pollution is the top environmental risk to human health in the UK. It contributes to early deaths, aggravates lung and heart conditions and even affects mental health and cognitive performance. […]

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Renewable Energy Trends Of 2019

There are many exciting developments in the renewable energy trends of 2019! The adoption of renewable energy is proceeding at least as rapidly as was hoped globally. That’s good news for decarbonising the globe, but within that overall picture there’s a great deal more of interest. Read-on to find out more about solar panel advances, […]

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How to Reduce Waste in Manufacturing

How to reduce waste in manufacturing is increasingly in the spotlight. That’s because many businesses are saving money through their clever waste reduction strategies. Devising a waste management strategy which complies with best waste management practice is very important. But, we do appreciate that within any business developing a strategy doesn’t come without costs in management […]

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Biffa – 30 Facts or Factoids?

This list of 20 “Facts or Factoids?” was fun to compile and we hope you enjoy them. They are compiled from around the web and reflect both what Biffa is saying about itself and people’s views about this waste management company. We didn’t collect references to back-up these “rubbish” facts which range from newsworthy, to frankly […]

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