Gas bottles are used in a variety of applications, ranging from industry uses to firing up your home gas barbeque grill, and knowing how to dispose of them safely is very important. To help you understand the best way to handle this task, here are some tips, but first, let’s talk about propane and butane
What Happens to Recycled Materials?
Unwanted or used materials such as plastics, paper, glass, and aluminium can be transformed into new products through recycling. The exact process varies depending on the material being recycled, but in general, recycling involves collection, sorting, processing, manufacturing, and distribution. We all understand that recycling is good for the planet. Most of us participate in
What You Need to Know About Recycling Aluminium Cans
Every year approximately 9.591 billion aluminium drinks cans are produced in the UK, 75% of which are recycled. Our efforts to recycle aluminium preserves our natural resources, energy, and alleviates the annual pressures put on our local landfill sites. Read on to learn more about the aluminium can recycling efforts in the UK and how
The Future of Plastic Waste
The world is finally starting to wake up to the problem of plastic pollution. On 2 March 2022, at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, senior representatives from 175 countries supported a revolutionary resolution to end plastic pollution. By the end of 2024, there will be an international agreement to make all plastics sustainable.
Why Should I Hire a Skip?
There are many reasons to hire a skip for your residential or commercial project, especially if the skip is serviced by a responsible company that will recycle most of the waste collected. Here are some of the most important skip hire benefits. First of All, What Is A Skip? A skip is a large, usually
What you Can and Cannot put in a Skip
If you’re throwing out your old furniture, cleaning up garden waste, or are involved in a refurbishing project at your home or business, hiring a skip may be your best alternative for getting rid of that unwanted waste. Hiring a skip is a simple matter of deciding what size you need and for how
Fly Tipping & how it is Damaging to the Environment
If you travel the UK long enough, you’re sure to see it: heavy rubbish dumped in a ravine or along the side of a road. Of course, this trash didn’t get there on its own. This is most often the result of illegal dumping, also known as fly tipping. The House of Commons library defines fly
What Size Skip Do I Need?
Are you a homeowner preparing to sell your house? You might be a builder about to embark on a home renovation project. Or maybe you’re a large-volume waste producer looking for a cost-effective solution. No matter the case, your project is likely to generate bags of rubbish and other waste, so knowing what size skip
What Plastics to Recycle and How
What Plastics to Recycle and How In today’s plastic-dependent society, recycling is more important than ever. Rather than allowing plastic to end up in landfill — where it takes decades to degrade, if ever — the goal is to reduce and reuse plastic, thus limiting the need for new plastic to be produced. As a