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The Problem of Wood Waste: Where does it come from?

The Problem of Wood Waste: Where does it come from?

 The Problem of Wood Waste: Where does it come from? Every little thing we do leaves its mark on the planet. From simply driving a car every day to work to getting takeout food for lunch, no matter how small the act is, it will impact the environment in one way or...

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Negative Value Recyclables : Creating a market

Negative Value Recyclables : Creating a market

 Negative Value Recyclables : Creating a Market In the recycling industry materials that are classed as waste can be split into 3 distinct categories. Positive value, Neutral value and Negative value. On the one hand you have the positive value products. These are...

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Implementing a Recycling Plan for Your Business

Implementing a Recycling Plan for Your Business

 Implementing a Recycling Plan for Your Business Today, there is an ever-growing concern about the state of the environment. With climate change becoming even more of a global threat, everyone is encouraged to minimise their environmental footprint. Businesses, from...

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Selling Your Scrap Car? Here’s What Happens Next

Selling Your Scrap Car? Here’s What Happens Next

 Selling Your Scrap Car? Here’s What Happens Next When your car breaks down because it is too old or damaged, you will find it difficult to sell or you might spend a lot on repairs. Your next option is to sell it to businesses that buy scrap cars. Scrapping your car...

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The problem with tyres in 2020 : Reliance on Rubber

The problem with tyres in 2020 : Reliance on Rubber

 The problem with tyres in 2020Due to increasing population and increasing car ownership around the world, last year the tyre industry sold over 3 billion tyres to the public. This is a staggering amount of tyres and with each tyre weighing on average 7.5kg that is...

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Scrapping Your Car: How to Do it Properly

Scrapping Your Car: How to Do it Properly

 Scrapping Your Car: How to Do it ProperlyIs your car languishing, gathering dust in the garage? If yes, consider scrapping it to earn extra cash and help the environment. You can make money from its metal components. These metals will be recycled to make other...

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Recycling Copper: Benefits to You and the Environment

Recycling Copper: Benefits to You and the Environment

 Recycling Copper: Benefits to You and the Environment Copper is a common element with a lot of amazing properties. You can find it in just about anywhere and is one of the few naturally occurring metals that you can use directly upon mining. One of its earliest uses...

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Dealing with The Plastic Problem

Dealing with The Plastic Problem

 Dealing with The Plastic Problem Plastic may be the “miracle material” that has made our modern lives considerably easier, but it is also the very thing that damages the world we live in. In fact, the very first plastics invented in the late 19th century are still...

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The Importance of Copper Recycling

The Importance of Copper Recycling

 The Importance of Copper Recycling With most people becoming more environmentally conscious, households and commercial companies are exerting more effort in lessening their contribution to landfill sites. Instead of making our landfill problems worse, recycling has...

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A Paperless Business: Going Digital in the Office

A Paperless Business: Going Digital in the Office

 A Paperless Business: Going Digital in the Office The age of digital information was supposed to make paper documents a thing of the past, but 30 years later, businesses have yet to drop hard copies in favour of soft or digital copies.  Paper in the office could...

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7 Simple and Easy Ways to Achieve a Green Office

7 Simple and Easy Ways to Achieve a Green Office

 7 Simple and Easy Ways to Achieve a Green OfficeClimate change is a real threat that’s increasingly becoming more serious by the day. It is primarily a result of human activities that include deforestation, fossil fuel combustion, land-use change, among others. To...

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Why Finance Industry Businesses Need Document Shredding

Why Finance Industry Businesses Need Document Shredding

 Why Finance Industry Businesses Need Document Shredding In financial matters, confidentiality is hugely important. Keeping sensitive reports, standards, projections and figures away from unauthorised individuals is a priority. On top of that, it is a legal...

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What a Waste: Where Does Wood Waste Come From?

What a Waste: Where Does Wood Waste Come From?

 What a Waste: Where Does Wood Waste Come From? Paul Page, a renewable energy expert working in the building trade, revealed that the amount of wood that Brits waste is disturbing and added that if they knew the truth, they would also think the same thing. In 2013,...

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The Importance of Shredding Paper for GDPR Compliance

The Importance of Shredding Paper for GDPR Compliance

 The Importance of Shredding Paper for GDPR Compliance In May 2018, the government announced the full implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in light of the recent cases of data security breaches in both private and public settings. To avoid...

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Steps You Can Take to Create a Zero-Waste Office

Steps You Can Take to Create a Zero-Waste Office

 Steps You Can Take to Create a Zero-Waste Office The  United Kingdom is still on track towards its target of restricting biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) sent to landfills to just 35% of its 1995 baseline value in 2020.   According to the Department for...

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Construction Waste Management Plan: What You Need to Know

Construction Waste Management Plan: What You Need to Know

  Construction Waste Management Plan: What You Need to Know Whether you’re doing renovations on your property or you’re a part of a construction company building an entirely new structure, you will inevitably generate waste. Even the smallest construction...

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Taking on the Paper-Light Approach for Your Workplace

Taking on the Paper-Light Approach for Your Workplace

  Taking on the Paper-Light Approach for Your Workplace Digitisation is slowly becoming the norm throughout the world. However, it seems that companies are still struggling with the concept of a paperless workplace. From utilising manhours for digitising...

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Car Retirement: When Should You Let Go of Your Old Vehicle?

Car Retirement: When Should You Let Go of Your Old Vehicle?

  Car Retirement: When Should You Let Go of Your Old Vehicle? A car is a huge investment. That’s why you would maximise its lifespan to make the most of your money. More than that, you might have also developed an emotional connection to your vehicle after...

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Recycling over the last 50 Years

Recycling over the last 50 Years

  Recycling over the last 50 Years 50 years ago, recycling as we know it today, wasn’t really a mainstream concept that many people considered. Most people would naturally reuse and repair items rather than just throw them away as in today’s society....

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The UK Scrappage Scheme: A Step Towards Cleaner Air

The UK Scrappage Scheme: A Step Towards Cleaner Air

  The UK Scrappage Scheme: A Step Towards Cleaner Air Local authorities have 18 months to devise plans that address excessive nitrogen oxide pollution in Britain. The Government has given them the go signal to pursue a diesel scrappage scheme, provided...

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Who’s Responsible for the Waste we Produce?

Who’s Responsible for the Waste we Produce?

  Who's Responsible for the Waste We Produce? Waste is an unfortunate necessity of our society. Every single one of us will create some waste over the next 12 months. Every decision you make today will likely have a consequence of creating some sort of...

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What can you do to be a zero waste warrior?

What can you do to be a zero waste warrior?

  What can you do to be a zero waste warrior? Zero waste week is here to raise awareness of how much waste we all use in our day to day lives. The UK produced 229 million tonnes of waste in 2016 and this is only growing year on year. Each household...

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Scrapping Old Cars: What You Need to Know

Scrapping Old Cars: What You Need to Know

  Scrapping Old Cars: What You Need to Know With today’s technology and an increasing number of service providers, having your old car scrapped is fairly simple. People go online, choose a scrapyard that offers a collection service and they’re done. But,...

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The Dangers of Burning Cardboard

The Dangers of Burning Cardboard

  The Dangers of Burning Cardboard In Brighton, homeowners set aside about fifty tonnes of quality cardboard for recycling every week. However, a whistleblower revealed that the cardboard collected recently had been incinerated instead of reprocessed....

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Sittingbourne
Kent
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