resource management

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 what needs to be done to meet those challenges.

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Mobile Phone Recycling – Old Phones and What to Do and Not to Do!

Mobile Phone Recycling: What Should You Do With Your Old Mobile Phone? Mobile phones are in high demand. New model releases take place every year, sometimes more often and many people buy a new phone every 2 to 3 years. They replace their old models with the latest innovations, creating a huge burden on earth’s […]

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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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Fish Waste – A 5 Minute Tutorial

Fish waste is an underutilized form of food waste that has potential for a wide array of products, including methane production. In Norway alone, over a million tonnes of it is generated every year. For a long while, fish waste has been refined using comminution and heating, to separate the fish oil. Quality fish oils […]

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20 Veolia Environmental Services Waste Management Facts or Factoids?

We searched the web to find out what the hugely successful company Veolia was both saying about itself, and what communities are saying about it as a company. The following is the result of our none too in-depth research! We did’t collect our references to back-up these “rubbish” facts which range from newsworthy to frankly […]

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Hydrogen Forklifts – You Heard of Hydrogen Cars But Now It’s Lifts?

Hydrogen forklifts are making inroads into the powered industrial truck market. Thanks to a more eco-friendly mindset and an emphasis on operational efficiency, hydrogen lifts are now found in a variety of job environments. Everywhere from lumber yards to warehouses, from dockyards to ports routinely use hydrogen forklifts. What are the pros and cons of […]

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Landfill Mining

We first posted about landfill mining quoting from a CIWM Press Release in October 2008. As below, and now, almost 10 years later we have added our update. So what has happened to landfill mining since 2008? Almost nothing in Europe it seems, but since then, some landfill mining has been implemented, especially in the […]

Phones are a great item to recycle, and you can get paid as well!

What is Recycling and What Can We Recycle?

I believe that lots of people still don’t understand what is recycling, why and how we can do it. So, I have decided to write the following piece to inform you and let you know all important things about recycling. I hope you find this informative. What Is Recycling? Recycling, the latest practice for promoting […]