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What is Vermicomposting and Why is it Becoming Increasingly Popular?

After receiving a number of queries recently when we were asked; “What is Vermicomposting” we wrote this article in reply.  And; “Why is it Becoming Increasingly Popular?” Is also answered here. The humble earthworm has for millennia lived in our soils largely unseen, improving the quality of these materials to support the whole network of […]

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The 7 Secrets to Successful Skip Hire

Read on for our successful skip hire guide in the form of a list of the 7 top “secrets” for skip hire selection. Our research suggests that there are over 17 million skips hired in the UK every year for domestic use alone! That’s a lot of skips, and if you’ve ever looked in the […]

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What is District Heating and Cooling (DHC)? Combined Heat and Power Systems Explained

What is District Heating and Cooling? Outside the old eastern European block District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Systems are rare, and yet they may be much more common in future. DHC as a concept is often unfamiliar, so we decided that should write this to explain the concept. We also created a video on this […]

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UK Waste Strategy 2017 Published

Environment secretary Michael Gove announced a much needed new UK Waste Strategy in October 2017 which is designed for a number of purposes. These include encouraging clean growth, promoting the circular economy, and reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. Many organisations have subsequently welcomed the UK Waste Strategy 2017, and we have included excerpts below from a number […]

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What do People Mean When They Refer to Garbage Disposal?

What do you call those indispensable appliances in the kitchen? They chop up the bits and pieces of food waste, allowing them to be washed away when the tap runs. These are sometimes called garbage disposers, waste macerators, waste choppers, and sink grinders depending on where you live.

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Landfill Energy Systems Power Ahead in the United States

There have been numerous news items in the last few months showing that activity in landfill energy systems is continuing at a high level in the US. The most popular of the landfill energy systems is landfill gas utilization, and progress with new LFG extraction and generation schemes is being announced every week, following EPA […]

Zero Waste to Landfill and Recycling at the End of 2012

Zero Waste in its literal interpretation is a fabulous idea (as is even the lesser target of “zero waste to landfill”), but not so easy to achieve. Untold billions are being spent by governments worldwide to increase recycling and reduce the amount of waste which ends up in landfills and good progress has been achieved […]

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Why You Should Not Send WEEE Waste (Electrical Goods) To Landfill

Many people choose to throw away their electrical goods (e waste), in the bin as materials to be sent to a landfills around the country. We explain why this is bad. In fact doing so contributes to a growing environmental problem that, if not dealt with, will lead to serious damage to the atmosphere.

Unexpected Benefits from Green-Waste Disposal Solution

Nature’s No. 1 Green-Waste Disposal Solution is composting in normal life. Composting is frequently given such a glowing reputation by its devotees that sometimes one wonders whether it can be as beneficial to a company, such as a plant nursery, as they suggest. Well, I guess we had better get ready to be convinced by […]

Thermal Treatment of MSW in Grimsby (Newlincs Incinerator Updated!)

Grimsby’s energy from waste plant takes about 80,000 tonnes of the area’s waste, and has done since 2005.

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Mattel Matchbox 2009 Autocar ACX Garbage Truck Real Working Rig 1:64 Diecast Green WM Waste Management

We regularly receive visitors looking for the Mattel Matchbox 2009 Autocar ACX Garbage Truck which was produced in the “Real Working Rig” series of 1:64 die-cast models. The 2009 version was produced in the green WM livery of “Waste Management Inc”. The title of working rig comes from the following capability of this model, as […]