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Why Do We Recycle? The Importance Of Recycling And Reasons To Recycle

Why Do We Recycle? The pressing need for recycling and the reasons to recycle. Many people wonder if recycling truly makes a difference. It’s essential to know that recycling protects our planet and conserves crucial natural resources. This article will guide you through the benefits of recycling and how it impacts both our planet and daily lives. Keep reading to uncover […]

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The Characteristics and Features of a Good Depackaging Machine in 2024

In this article, we describe what we believe makes a good depackaging machine right now. Machines of this type have been in use for about 40 years, but most are first-generation machines that produce an unacceptable microplastic burden. We discuss why this needs to stop while also taking a general view of the design of […]

The Importance of "Recycle and Reuse"

The Importance Of Recycle And Reuse In Waste Management: A Complete Guide

Every day, our planet is swamped with rubbish that could otherwise be reused or recycled. Did you know that by simply reusing an item, we can save energy and reduce the strain on our natural resources? This guide will show you practical ways to make a big difference in waste management through recycling and reusing. […]

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Where to Dispose of Printer Cartridges: Easy Environmentally Friendly Options

We’ve been looking at the alternatives now available for the responsible recycling of your old cartridges to answer questions we’ve received on where to dispose of printer cartridges. It’s like this! Have you ever found yourself with a stack of used printer cartridges, wondering what to do with them? Many offices have a cupboard stuffed […]

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10 Creative Ways to Reuse Waste Materials and Reduce Waste

We live in a world where waste is a significant issue, and finding sustainable solutions by finding creative ways to reuse waste materials is crucial. Repurposing waste materials not only helps reduce waste but also sparks creativity and innovation. In this article, we will explore 10 creative ways to reuse waste materials, showcasing the endless […]

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Tyre Bales a Revolutionary Use for Old Car Tyres – PAS 108 Explained

Advantages of BSI PAS 108 Tyre Bales: A New Sustainable Use for a Problem Waste A simple act by WRAP in 2008 revolutionised the use of tyre bales in UK civil engineering and landscape applications, sustainably using this material where otherwise resources would be wasted at their disposal. It will be obvious to our Wastersblog […]

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Sustainable Packaging: Mars Bars Ditching Plastic for Planet-Friendly Paper

In the pursuit of Sustainable Packaging: Mars Bars has announced that it will be trailblazing paper wrappers instead of its current use of plastic. This is significant for such a large and leading company to be taking action to reduce their contribution to plastic pollution and indirectly also enhancing efforts to fight climate change. The […]


Food Waste UK – Applying the Waste Hierarchy in 2023

It is important to understand important details in the way UK waste managers should apply the general rules of the waste hierarchy to the special case of food waste. The waste hierarchy is a tool that is used to guide sustainable waste management practices. It prioritizes waste reduction and prevention at the top, followed by […]

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Revolutionize Your Food Bin Habits: The Ultimate Guide to Recycling Food Waste

Recycling food waste is important when you consider that about a third of all food bought ends up in the bin. So, what could be better than setting out to revolutionize your food wastage with better binning habits! Develop your own green credentials with this article; “The Ultimate Guide to Recycling Food Waste!” Recycling food […]

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How To Handle Mattress Disposal

Mattress Disposal or deciding when is time to buy a new one is more important than most people realise. Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your body; to do that, you need a good mattress. If you find yourself waking up consistently throughout the night, […]

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How Kitchen Compost Bins Reduce Food Waste at Home

If we all ate what we are given we would not need Kitchen Compost Bins. But despite food being a necessity, some food always ends up in the trash after every meal. Admittedly, it’s a small percentage compared to what’s eaten. But be that as it may, as long as food goes to the trash […]

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What is Landfill Tax in UK? and How Much is it in 2021?

Please forgive us, we will explain what is Landfill Tax in UK later. But, first, for those visitors just keen to find out how much is the Landfill Tax 2021, we start with that. On This Page Landfill Tax Changes from 1st April 2021 What is Landfill Tax? What are the new Landfill Tax Rates […]