News

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...

read more
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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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....

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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,...

read more
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....

read more
Understanding the Advantages of Recycling Wood Waste

Understanding the Advantages of Recycling Wood Waste

  Understanding the Advantages of Recycling Wood Waste Wood is one of nature’s most precious resources. It is a strong and sturdy material that can easily be transformed into a vast array of secondary products, like animal bedding, soil conditioner and...

read more
Segregating Untreated from Hazardous Waste Wood

Segregating Untreated from Hazardous Waste Wood

  Segregating Untreated from Hazardous Waste Wood In 2017, the government issued a regulatory position statement (RPS) mandating the segregation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste wood. Hazardous or treated waste wood is defined as any wood that has been...

read more
Top Tips for Scrapping Your Old Car

Top Tips for Scrapping Your Old Car

  Top Tips for Scrapping Your Old Car What is the best way to get rid of an ageing car? Here are some guidelines you can follow to dispose of your vehicle properly. Scrap My Car Your car must be legally scrapped by an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF)....

read more
Essential Things to Consider When Renovating Your Office

Essential Things to Consider When Renovating Your Office

  Essential Things to Consider When Renovating Your Office Renovation should be planned carefully, whether you want to inject new life into your office with a new design or you want to make it safer. It’s a challenge for both your budget and your company’s...

read more
Businesses Need to Have Holistic Waste Management

Businesses Need to Have Holistic Waste Management

  Businesses Need to Have Holistic Waste Management Most businesses have a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program that shows that they are contributing to the sustainable development of a particular ideology. It can be in the form of a charity...

read more
Business Documents You Should Have Shredded By Now

Business Documents You Should Have Shredded By Now

  Business Documents You Should Have Shredded By Now Like the pile of magazines you keep at home, some business documents can be hard to let go. The reason is usually, “I might need them later.” However, file hoarding could result in stolen identities and...

read more
Skip & Bin Hire for Business & Domestic Waste Management

Skip & Bin Hire for Business & Domestic Waste Management

  Skip & Bin Hire for Business & Domestic Waste Management LKM Recycling offers waste skip & bin hire in the Kent area, providing our clients with a convenient and easy way to clear debris and rubbish. For projects expected to produce a large...

read more
The UK Might Run Out of Landfills in a Post-Brexit World

The UK Might Run Out of Landfills in a Post-Brexit World

  The UK Might Run Out of Landfills in a Post-Brexit World In the past few years, the UK exported considerable amounts of wastes to other European countries.  In fact, as Jacob Hayler, Executive Director at Environmental Services Association notes on the...

read more
A Basic Guide to Commercial Waste Management

A Basic Guide to Commercial Waste Management

  A Basic Guide to Waste Management for Commercial Buildings In recent years, companies all over the world have stepped up and started implementing sustainable practices in their respective organisations. The need for good corporate social responsibility...

read more
The Alarming Food Waste Problem in the UK

The Alarming Food Waste Problem in the UK

  The Alarming Food Waste Problem in the UK The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations revealed that one-third of all the food produced across the globe are wasted. This figure is equivalent to 1.3 billion tonnes of wasted food every year....

read more
The Best Business Practices for Recycling Cardboard

The Best Business Practices for Recycling Cardboard

  The Best Business Practices for Recycling Cardboard Cardboard is one of the most marketable scrap materials in the market today. Recycling cardboard has significant economic advantages and postitive impacts on the environment. Reports show that recycling...

read more

Where to Find Us

LKM Recycling
Brooker House
Symmonds Drive
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 3SY

Get in Touch

Get in touch today to discuss any of your waste needs, we offer total waste mangement solutions for your business. Call today on 01795 439393

London & Kent Metals Ltd T/a LKM Recycling.  Registered Company Number : 02272767.  Registered Vat Number : 115 077 927