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How to Avoid Single Use Plastics and Why It’s Imperative Not to Recycle Plastic Film

  To Avoid Single Use Plastics today you can adopt your own single-use avoidance policy. Instead of buying items new, save and reuse all paper bags, rubber bands, twisties, boxes, and packaging material to reuse it yourself. Switch from using plastic bags to reusable ceramic, glass or metal containers. How to Avoid Single Use Plastics […]

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Anaerobic Digestion is Now Economically Viable in Europe

Anaerobic Digestion is both a waste treatment technology and a highly sustainable energy technology. Recent rises in energy costs, coupled with EU member state incentives, and waste management policy, now mean that economic viability has been attained. That’s what we said in 2006! In general it is still true, however, in many EU nations, Britain […]

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Halving Landfilled Waste by 2012 Achieved by Major UK Contractors

Halving Landfilled Waste: In 2008 we carried an article announcing that leading UK construction contractors had signed up to halve the waste they sent to landfill by 2012. Now is time to look back an review their performance. We can confirm that they do appear to have done just that! The original article below explains […]

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The AD Process Which Makes Biogas Plus Landfill Diversion

The AD Process is the way biogas is produced. The “Anaerobic Digestion Process” to give it its full name, is simply rotting or composting in the absence of air. It can be a form of Waste Management, but most importantly it produces biogas. Biogas used wisely produces renewable energy, natural fertiliser, biomethane. It is a […]

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PAS100 Compost: Accredited Quality Protocol for UK Composting Industry

Find out about, PAS100 Compost the Accredited Quality Protocol for the UK Composting Industry. Updated BSI PAS 100 Compost Quality Standard A brand-new upgraded version of the 2011 standard was added in 2018. A new ‘compost quality’ condition has been inserted making more clear the existing needs to produce compost that is fit-for-purpose (suitable for […]

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6 House Clearance Chores Good Local Rubbish Removal Companies Will Happily Do

Here is our list of six House Clearance Chores your local rubbish removal company will do for you. Not many people realise that good local waste skip companies are often willing to quote you a price, for additional labour. They’ll give prices, not just for providing a skip and collecting it later, but for doing […]

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Why You Should Recycle Metals and What Metals Can be Recycled

10 million tonnes of metal was recycled in the UK in 2018, the British Metals Recycling Association reports. Recycling metal is one of the best ways we can reduce waste — and it’s also essential for the environment. Recycling raw materials, including metals, slashes carbon emissions by 200 million tonnes each year. Whether ferrous or non-ferrous […]

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Greenhouse Gases Effect – 5% Reduction with Circular Economy Measures Achievable in AD Sector

The greenhouse gases effect can readily be reduced, amounting to a 5% reduction of UK GHG emissions and similar reductions achieved in many other nations by continuing to implement already agreed, EU Circular Economy Measures. That’s what the Press Release below (by UK AD trade association ADBA) says. This is achievable within the Anaerobic Digestion […]

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