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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 […]

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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 […]

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Increasing Recycling Collection in Flats (Apartment Buildings)

Increasing Recycling Collection in Flats (Apartment Buildings) is the next big recycling challenge for cities. “Recycling Is Easy… Unless You Live In A Flat”, Agnieszka Chruszcz wrote recently in the CIWM Journal about Flats Recycling (Apartment Recycling). As a senior consultant at Resource Futures, engaged work on improving recycling collection in flats, Agnieszka says: “Recycling in […]

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Recycling and Sustainable Waste Management is Changing be Smart Stay-Ahead or Lose

All businesses now need to plan for recycling and sustainable waste management like never before. Pressure is mounting to improve the ways all businesses work. Brexit will mean all have to work smarter, and a large part of this starts by looking again at waste. Those that don’t keep up-to-date on waste risk the glare of […]

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Is Your Local Council the Best Deal for Bulky Waste?

Will you really get the Best Deal for Bulky Waste from your local council? It pays to check other options for bulky waste collection. Back in 2014, many local councils introduced fees for collecting bulky waste, those items such as fridges, freezers, beds and mattresses. As a means of cutting their own costs, many councils […]