As a retailer that’s passionate about recycling, supplying our customers with sustainable, eco-friendly bins is one of our top priorities. More plastic has been produced over the last 10 years than during the whole of the last century, and enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times, meaning that we have turned to other methods of manufacturing for our bins to prevent contributing to this kind of plastic pollution. Continue reading “Sustainable Products – Our Top 3 Eco-Friendly Bins”
Currently, 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted worldwide each year. This causes environmental issues because the majority of food that is thrown away goes to landfill where it rots and releases methane, a harmful greenhouse gas.
Bins are a necessity for every environment including offices, schools, gyms and various public places. Our bin guide is here to help you provide a suitable and effective bin for your specific environment.
Each year, the Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs records the UK’s annual recycling rates. This is to track the progress of Britain’s waste management as well as monitor these levels in terms of the European Union’s recycling targets. Britain’s level of recycled household waste increased every year from 2010 to 2014, however, it took a sudden plunge in 2015 and again last year.
Christmas: The Most Wasteful Time Of The Year?
Predictably, the Christmas period is one of the worst in the year for generating waste.
Recycling doesn’t just mean putting leftover cardboard in your blue bin or taking empty bottles to the bottle bank. Continue reading “Recycling: It’s Still Important At Christmas”
October celebrates both Halloween and World Food Day, so why not spend some time creating waste-free Halloween decorations? We’ve compiled a list of 5 great Halloween crafts along with how you can help cut down on food waste (and don’t forget to read about Florence!) Continue reading “Go Green For Halloween & World Food Day – October 2016 Recycling News”
Autumn months are all about warm colours, cosy fabrics and soft lighting. Here’s some ideas for how to create your own homewares and decorations for Autumn in an environmentally friendly way. Continue reading “3 Upcycled Homeware Ideas For Autumn”
Recycling-wise, September has been an excellent month. Hosting both Recycle Week and Zero Waste week, it’s been a month filled with great tips and articles. This month, we bring you a round up of Recycle Week and some great zero waste recipes to try at home.
Continue reading “Recycle Week & Tasty Recipes For Leftovers – September 2016 Recycling News”
August has brought with it a host of new, innovative recycling projects, including building LEGO houses from discarded plastic (Ed Sheeran would be proud…)
It’s back and better than ever, Bin Shop is proud to introduce our new and improved Water Bottle Recycling bin. Continue reading “Don’t Bin It, Bottle It! Re-Introducing our Water Bottle Recycling Bin”