While physical inspections of refuse sites have been restricted, the Environment Agency has relied on remote inspection technology for remote regulation of the waste industry. Meeting with site managers on Zoom and checking locations using CCTV video footage has allowed the agency to continue working closely with businesses to ensure they meet the legal requirements […]
Extending mattress lifespan and learning how to increase the lifespan of your mattress, is important on two levels. Firstly, every bit of saving from keeping a mattress for longer, helps to reduce the cost of living. Who doesn’t want that! Second, the amount of waste produced by society can be reduced if every mattress lasts a […]
The idea of Zero Waste Events is spreading. Sustainability is becoming a mainstream concept within most organisations and communities across many nations. It’s also becoming much easier to run “Zero Waste to Landfill” events. The purpose is to raise awareness of the impact of their waste among the guests/ attendees, and actually reduce the waste […]
To continue reducing waste and apply the circular economy, understanding the psychological factors will become essential. When something is broken, I’ll normally try to get it fixed before it goes into the bin. But, I am in the minority it seems. In a conversation with a colleague the other day, I was shocked to hear […]
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 […]
In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.
Recycling is taking off in the UK! Find out how the UK industry has reached a profitability tipping point, and how one commercial recycling company is providing a leading recycling facility and waste management service for forward thinking industrial and commercial waste clients throughout London.
The CECA has issued a very useful free construction waste management pdf. In applying good construction waste management, it’s easy to aim to recycle waste, and save money on waste disposal as well, but before long a hard question arises: “How to Recycle Construction Waste in Accordance with UK Permitting Regulations“. Life can become a complicated for […]
In this article we discuss Food Waste Reduction. It’s essential for preventing waste food from being sent to landfills, and how this eventual outcome makes action on food waste reduction, before a ban is implemented ever more essential. Reducing food waste has been quite reasonably seen in many countries as the next big step in the battle for […]