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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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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...

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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...

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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)....

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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...

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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...

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Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 3SY

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