At the beginning of this year, the BBC reported that the UK faces a build-up of plastic waste about which Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, admitted a lapse in judgement concerning the severity of the problem.
January 2018 has been filled with recycling and environmental updates as brands race to announce their sustainability goals for the new year. This month’s Recycling Round-Up includes details of a brand-new waste campaign from Coca-Cola, along with news for a circular fashion plan-of-action from worldwide fashion companies.
We are pleased to introduce the stainless steel Steel Line range to our ever-growing collection of high-quality products.
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Last week marked the 14th Recycle Week since it began in 2004. It was brought to us by Recycle Now – England’s national recycling campaign that aims to demonstrate the benefits of recycling for homes, businesses and organisations and drive a surge of recycling across the country.
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”