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KwikSweep app makes legal waste disposal more convenient and accessible

London is plagued by fly tipping but the new KwikSweep app makes legal waste disposal more convenient and accessible meaning there is now no excuse for persistent offenders. Last year six London boroughs were in the top ten worst areas for fly tipping incidents. The new app allows homeowners to easily get quotes and book collection from their own homes at a time that is

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Airedale Chemical’s New ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign

Chemical manufacturing firm, Airedale Chemical, has initiated a recycling development which has seen it send zero waste to landfill since March 2015.

Its first green move was to invest £3,700 in a baling machine which crushes down waste and packages it for easier collection and transportation by its recycling company.

The Airedale Chemical ‘Zero to Landfill’ campaign is the brainchild of health and safety advisor,

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How to Prepare Pallets for DIY Projects

We all know that pallets can be used to ship goods. They are practical and efficient for transport but what about the used units? Before you decide to throw away perfectly good pallets, consider reusing them in creative projects.

You may be surprised how many impressive things you can build with old pallets. However, before starting any project you should remember that some used pallets

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Business students to transform trash in Jakarta into marketable products

A world-renowned management thinker is taking business students to Doha, Hong Kong and Jakarta this week to introduce these future corporate leaders to the fastest emerging economies on Earth.

More than 40 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada will accompany Professor Karl Moore to learn about how business is done in developing markets, while fundraising for their chosen charity

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Upcycling Website Remade in Britain Converts Waste to Designer Goods

Remade in Britain Creates Room in a Skip

The UK’s first retail website dedicated to the rapidly expanding consumer trend of upcycling championed by celebrities including Kirstie Allsopp, Kevin McCloud and Livia Firth has been launched.

Remade in Britain is the first dedicated retail platform for businesses repurposing some of the 280m tonnes of waste produced each year in the UK and launches with over 300 upcycling retailers registered spanning furniture, interiors, lighting,

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Halfords’ new initiative for bike recycling for UK schools

New scheme supported by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg

Halfords have announced a new scheme which will recondition and donate bikes and helmets to primary school children in disadvantaged areas across the country, with the first 10 bikes presented to pupils at Oasis Academy Long Cross, Bristol. The announcement was made at a cycling summit attended by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg and key cycling stakeholders.

The bikes will come from Halfords’ national trade-in

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Facts about Recycling in the UK

Looking for facts and statistics about recycling in the UK? Take a look at this infographic courtesy of source as 707 Resource Management (www.707.co.uk)

Brits’ efforts to be better people hindered by recycling uncertainty

Tetra Pak launches interactive recycling map to help people recycle cartons As a nation we hold recyclers in high esteem, with two fifths (45%) of Britons suggesting those who recycle are ‘better people’. As a result, many confess that they over-egg their own recycling habits, with one in five people (21%) confessing to exaggerating about how often they recycle. The new research, commissioned by Tetra

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Hatastic Launches IN THE SHADE SS15 with film

Hatastic is proud to announce the launch of IN THE SHADE SS15 on hatastic.co.uk

These modern designs have a vintage look and were made using only materials such as…

Fair Trade hand dyed Panama straw Upcycled elements such as plastic rescued from landfill and lasercut into unique designs and single handedly handcut sequins Newlife™ yarn – a stunning silky soft polyester made from 100% recycled

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Facts About Hazardous Waste

 

 

SOURCE: 707 Resource Management (http://www.707.co.uk/our-waste-management-service/what-we-can-collect/hazardous-waste/)