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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....

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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...

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Making a Zero Waste Policy a Possibility in the UK

  Making a Zero Waste Policy a Possibility in the UK Cities hold the largest concentrations of consumers, and hence, polluters. While environmental consciousness has significantly improved, the growing population and demand for convenience can easily...

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LKM announce the revolutionary smartskip

  LKM announce the revolutionary smartskip LKM are ready to announce a groundbreaking new skip hire service with the announcement of the smartskip.  The smartskip will start to roll out to customers later this month in the Kent area. The new smartskips are...

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Why should we recycle Scrap Metal?

  Why should we recycle Scrap Metal? Metal is all around us. Our electronic gadgets, cable wires, modes of transport and almost everything that we use on a daily basis consist of metal components. The standard way of sourcing these metals is extracting...

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Can You Recycle Cardboard?

  Can You Recycle Cardboard? Cardboard is one of the most recyclable materials alongside paper, there are many different types of cardboard and they can all be recycled easily. It is more efficient to recycle cardboard than to manufacture new as 1 tonne of...

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Businesses Are Facing Waste Disposal Problems in Kent

  UK Businesses Are Facing Waste Disposal Problems In 2017, the UK government's Waste Resources Action Programme revealed that a quarter of all the waste in England comes from businesses. Many businesses in the UK are facing waste disposal problems caused...

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How Can I Recycle Scrap Metal in the UK

  How Can I Recycle Scrap Metal in the UK? Every time a material is produced in massive amounts, it has the potential to become an environmental issue and an economic burden. As such, recycling has become increasingly important to society and is essential...

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Can Wood be Recycled?

  Can Wood be Recycled? Wood can very easily be recycled and is classed in different grades. Wood waste is one of the most highly produced rubbish in the UK. Because of wood’s versatility as a raw material, it is an inevitable by-product in many homes,...

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Why is Confidential Shredding Important?

  Why is Confidential Shredding Important? Paper or document shredding services are especially important now with the arrival of GDPR. These services involve picking up your bulk paper waste and delivering them to a secure, private facility. From here, the...

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The Recyclable Wonder of Copper

  The Recyclable Wonder of Copper Up to half of the UK's manufactured metal is made from recycled material. Copper plays a key role in the electronics, construction and transportation industries and is a good example of a re-usable and long-lasting metal....

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LKM Recycling Launches Local Domestic Skip Hire Service

  LKM Recycling Launches Local Domestic Skip Hire Service One of the UK’s leading providers of waste management & recycling services LKM Recycling in Sittingbourne is has invested in a new arm of their business hiring domestic skips to households &...

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How Recycling uPVC Window Frames Helps the Environment

  How Recycling uPVC Window Frames Helps the Environment With improper disposal, UPVC window frames are damaging to the environment. Materials made from uPVC (unplasticised polyvinyl chloride) do not decompose, making them difficult to eliminate. Using...

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How Your Business Can Benefit From Going Green

  How Your Business Can Benefit From Going Green More and more companies are becoming environmentally-conscious. Join the cause and enjoy the hefty benefits of going green. Savings and Profit? Shifting to energy efficient systems reduce energy consumption...

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How Can I Hire a Skip?

  How Can I Hire a Skip? Whether you’re clearing out unwanted materials from your house or disposing of large quantities of rubbish, sometimes filling bin bags or multiple trips to the tip just wont cut it. Skip Hire can be an efficient and cost effective...

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How Businesses Can Reduce Their Waste Management Costs

  How Businesses Can Reduce Their Waste Management Costs Waste management is an essential part of any business operation, and no organisation can perform at its best without a waste management plan. Waste buildup should be avoided at all costs, otherwise...

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3 Things to Remember Before Scrapping Your Car

  3 Things to Remember Before Scrapping Your Car Cars have breaking points. There will come a time when an old vehicle experiences frequent breakdowns and requires expensive restorations. At this point, prolonging its life is no longer economically sound....

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Efficient Paper Recycling Practices for Your Business

  Efficient Paper Recycling Practices for Your Business The Confederation of Paper Industries states that each person in the UK uses over 200 kg of paper each year. Sixty six per cent is collected for recycling.It’s never too late for your business to...

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Aluminium Recycling Better Than Aluminium Production

  Aluminium Recycling Better Than Aluminium Production Aluminium is the second most widely used metal globally. A study from the International Aluminium Institute states that 75 per cent of all aluminium ever produced is still in productive use today....

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Corporate Waste Management: Steps to Going Zero Waste

  Corporate Waste Management: Steps to Going Zero Waste Many companies are becoming more conscientious with their waste, with many opting to move towards cleaner, greener waste management policies. Here at LKM Recycling, we too make efforts to move towards...

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Heart FM’s Heart Warming Project

  Heart FM's Heart Warming Project Heart FM recently contacted us about Jodi's story and we were proud to be involved in such a wonderful project. Heart FM have done such a fantastic job of bringing together local businesses to make this dream come true at...

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Biomass Energy from Wood Waste Helps Power the Country

  Biomass Energy from Wood Waste Helps Power the Country Recent figures from Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) show that the country produces about 4.3 million tonnes of timber waste every year. These come from various industries,...

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Why Your Business Should Partner with a Recycling Facility

  Why Your Business Should Partner with a Recycling Facility The waste problem is as worrisome in the UK as it is everywhere else in the world. In less than two hours, the UK produces enough waste to fill the Albert Hall—up to 9000 people can fit in that...

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Brooker House
Symmonds Drive
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 3SY

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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