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UK Waste Charity Teaches African Communities About Plastics Recycling

Sunday, 9 December 2018 09:12:05 Europe/London

The UK waste management charity WasteAid UK is set to run a two year plastic recycling project in Gambia that is being funded by the government.  The charity has been working in Africa since 2015 and since then has set up recycling centres in 27 communities.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

Is Recycling Properly Just Wishful Thinking?

Thursday, 6 December 2018 09:19:01 Europe/London

Recycling experts are saying that a lot of unrecyclable material is getting put in to recycling bins which is then driving the cost up during the recycling process.  This was shown when China banned the importation of plastic waste, because they were receiving so many loads that were contaminated.

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Posted in Education & Tips By Rosie

Recycling Symbols are Confusing Consumers

Monday, 6 August 2018 09:52:17 Europe/London

Research carried out by the consumer group 'Which' has found that many people are finding the recycling symbols on packaging confusing.  It is not just the recycling logos that are causing confusion, the research also showed that the Tidyman Logo was only identified by 15%.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Jon

How To Teach Kids About Recycling

Friday, 20 July 2018 15:35:09 Europe/London

If we teach kids how to recycle and how to take care of the planet, they will carry it with them into the future and help preserve the earth and it's resources.  This article has compiled together some easy and fun ways to teach kids about recycling.

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

Things You Should Never Put in Your Recycling Bin

Thursday, 17 May 2018 10:34:03 Europe/London

Everyone should be trying to recycle as much as they can but in some instances what do we do with certain items like lightbulbs and packing peanuts, we have produced a mini guide on what to do with some of these items.

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

New Recycling App Encourages Us to Recycle Clothes....

Monday, 30 April 2018 13:37:25 Europe/London

A new app has been launched to encourage people to recycle their unwanted clothes with the incentive to buy more clothes....Around £140 million of unwanted clothing ends up in landfill in the UK with more than 60% of homes having unwanted clothes in their house.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

The Good Recycling Guide

Monday, 16 April 2018 12:04:28 Europe/London

The government has big recycling ambitions for this country, but it does not tell councils how they can be met.  Over the country the recycling services provided by the local council differ widely for many different reasons.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Michelle

The 5 Best Value Recycling Bins for Schools

Friday, 6 April 2018 09:34:31 Europe/London

School often have restricted budgets when buying recycling bins, so we have compiled a list of the top 5 value for money bins that are ideal for schools.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

Use Your Loaf, Don't Bin Your Bread

Saturday, 31 March 2018 10:56:50 Europe/London

We throw away over 24 million slices of bread every day in the UK, which equates to half a loaf of bread every month for every person, we have compiled a list of options to help cut down on the amount of bread waste.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Sam

Festive Recycling Do's and Don'ts

Tuesday, 2 January 2018 09:13:05 Europe/London

Over the festive period we accumulate a lot more waste, whether it be old biscuit tins, leftover food or christmas cards. We have compiled a quick guide to some festive do's and don'ts over the christmas time.  

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Posted in Education & Tips By Adam

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