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Concerns About Data Security Stop People Recycling Electronics

Monday, 20 November 2017 09:22:09 Europe/London

A survey conducted by Repic has claimed that people are failing to recycle electronic goods because they are concerned about the security of their data, a total of 69% of people were concerned about their personal data being stolen or accessed during the recycling process.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Jon

Why People Don't Recycle as Much as They Should

Sunday, 24 September 2017 11:56:28 Europe/London

With all of the bins, boxes and collection points available, why are people still not recycling?  There are many reasons for this, like too confusing, no incentive and that thet cannot see it makes a difference.  There are even some products which you may not even know can be recycled such as packing peanuts, cooking oil and some forms of paint.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Jon

Are Electric Cars a Feasible Alternative?

Thursday, 21 September 2017 09:34:31 Europe/London

Over the coming years you will more likely see more electric cars on the market, with technology advances electric cars are viable replacements for petrol and diesel cars.  The governemt currently run a scheme where you can get a grant of up to £5000 for anyone wanting an electric car but are they currently worth it, for example if you do not plan ahead you could be strandred if you have not charged your car fully. 

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Posted in Education & Tips By Sam

Where Did Recycling Begin?

Monday, 14 August 2017 09:59:16 Europe/London

Recycling is not a new thing, since the global population has increased the demand for raw materials has been on the rise.  For example in ancient times brokem glass was recycled into new items and bronze coins were reused and turned into ornaments in Ancient Rome, more recently during the War everything from scrap metal and cooking fats were used to help the war effort. 

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Posted in Education & Tips By Sam

How is Recycling Sorted?

Monday, 31 July 2017 13:38:49 Europe/London

After you have washed and placed your recycling in your bins or boxes for collection, do you know what happens to it?  Well after it is collected it has to be separated further and any contamincation is removed well before they can be made into new products and materials. 

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Posted in Education & Tips By Jon

Can Recycling Be Bad for the Environment

Friday, 28 July 2017 10:18:44 Europe/London

It is always reported that recycling is best for the environment, but are they wrong?  For example some councils have an all in one recycling scheme where all recyclables are put in the same box and the processing plant separates them, this causes extra sorting and more machinery being used which produces more pollution.

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Posted in Education & Tips By Sam

Eco Friendly Camping

Friday, 14 July 2017 10:36:00 Europe/London

A camping holiday might be the getaway of your choice, there are many camping locations here in the UK, it is important for your to remember to help protect the environment. This is an eco guide to camping.Read More
Posted in Education & Tips By Michelle

The Rise of Clothing Banks

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:02:00 Europe/London

You may have noticed almost in every large supermarket car park there seems to be a clothing banks, but what do they do?  Around half of the clothes are sent abroad to help the less fortunate people, but some are sold in second hand shops and some are sold in charity shops.

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Posted in Education & Tips By jon davis

Zero Waste Challenge

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London

With lent tomorrow, why instead of giving up food like chocolate you try to tackle the no waste challenge, there are many ways to reduce waste you generate with some simple ideas like drinking tap water instead of bottled water, if you can do this for 40 days what is stopping you from creating this all year round and significantly reducing your waste.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By jon davis

Starting a High School or College Recycling Programme

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 10:33:00 Europe/London

Looking to start your own recycling programme in your school or college but unsure how to go about such a scheme, take a look at how to get yourself started and how to try to get everyone on board.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By jon davis

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