Reducing Household Waste

May 24th, 2017

household rubbish We are living in a society where everything is disposable and the more we consume the more we end up throwing away. Overconsumption and waste have become so ‘normal’ these days that it can be hard to imagine things being any other way. Read More

Local Councils’ New Stance on DIY Waste and How it Could Affect You

April 12th, 2017

DIY wasteIf you’re not entirely au fait with local council rules regarding waste disposal – and let’s face it, who is? – it might just be time to start paying it some more attention, especially if you’ve got a big DIY project planned.

There has recently been, after all, a major sea change in the attitude of local councils toward DIY waste which could have a profound effect on how you can dispose of such waste and how much it could cost to do so. Read More

Ten Free Places to Visit in London

March 10th, 2017

view of LondonThe hustling and bustling metropolis that is London remains enduringly popular with day trippers and tourists alike. Many millions of visitors, in fact, flood into the capital each and every year. There are a multitude of reasons why London is their destination of choice, but always toward the top of the list is the sheer number of free attractions found within the city. The following are ten of the best free places to visit in London, from literally hundreds of possibilities. Read More

Fly Tipping: Why You Should be Concerned About It

February 10th, 2017

Fly Tipping dumped rubbishProper waste disposal is hardly a glamorous or an exciting topic of conversation and as such, many people do not give the criminal offence of fly tipping a second thought. Whether consciously or otherwise, they tend to consider the offence to be a minor one which doesn’t deserve their attention.

It is exactly that kind of apathy, however, which leads to incidents of fly tipping increasing and this is certainly something that should concern the public at large. In order to exemplify just why this is the case, this article will attempt to explain exactly what fly tipping is, how widespread and costly it can be and what legal ramifications offenders may face. Read More

Cutting down on waste this Christmas

January 4th, 2017

Cutting down on waste at Christmas

Christmas is a time of year that we British love, we spare no expense and enjoy the treats that it brings. Household waste shockingly increases by 30% over the Christmas period. More than 19,000 tonnes (around 10 million) turkeys will be cooked on Christmas day. 17.5 million mince pies will be washed down with coffees, wines and spirits. Along with 83 square kilometres (11,642 football pitches) of wrapping paper added to rubbish bins throughout the UK. Read More

Why Fly-Tipping is everyone’s problem

November 11th, 2016

fly tipping in a lay byFly-tipping is basically dumping waste illegally, often in lay-bys or public areas or private land that is quiet and out of the way. This covers anything from a small bag of rubbish to old furniture and commercial waste. It differs from littering because it involves taking waste from the place it was created and purposely dumped it somewhere else.

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How to have a greener office

October 20th, 2016

Green office and suppliesMany of us are mindful of the amount of waste we create at home, tirelessly separating rubbish out into separate bins, taking old clothing to the local recycling bank. But how many of us follow this through to the workplace? Read More

Autumn Garden Clearing Jobs

September 19th, 2016

Autumn garden clearanceClearing your garden in autumn before the really cold weather sets in can help to ensure that it looks tidy and well-tended throughout the winter months. Read More

Cleaning up after the Olympics

August 8th, 2016

Olympic games symbolCleaning up after a huge event, such as the Olympics, is a costly process. It’s not just the stadium, but the whole city area that will need maintaining before, during and after the event. Read More

Cleaning Up After an Event Like the Tour de France

July 13th, 2016

Rubbish on streetsThe Tour de France is a grand bicycling race organized each year. For more than a 100 years, riders from all around the globe have been joining the celebration. Read More

 
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