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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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.
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.
What can you do more when it comes to recycling at christmas? We have crafted some handy tips on how to recycle certain things at christmas, from old christmas cards to the leftover turkey.
Christmas is that time of year where everyone kicks back and relaxes, but have you thought how Christmas can affect the environment, do you dispose of your leftover turkey or do you salvage the rest and dispose correctly and do you recycle your christmas cards or do you just throw them away? Below is a fun mini quiz to find out if you are on the naughty or nice list.
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.
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.
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.
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 broken 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.