The Good, the Bad and the Wheelie Ugly

Saturday, 26 November 2016 10:06:01 Europe/London

Crime is rife with wheelie bins especially when the darker nights are upon us, it is not always fires that make the news but some rather odd crimes have also taken place from around the globe.  

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From Heavy Metal to Lightweight Hero

Thursday, 24 November 2016 09:30:02 Europe/London

Where do you think the wheelie bin originated from?  We go back in time to find out how rubbish was disposed of before we had the convenient wheeled bin, whether it be biscuit tins or retro metal dustcans.  

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The UK Landfill Problem

Thursday, 13 October 2016 15:58:00 Europe/London

There is an ever growing problem with landfills in the UK, we take a look at the problems,that landfill causes, one of which being damage to the environment. 

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Rubbish Imports - Literally

Friday, 7 October 2016 10:50:00 Europe/London

Importing rubbish is a major factor for some countries where their recycling efficiency is high, countries lare having to import rubbish to fuel their own projects, we take a look at some of the countries which are using this process and what countries and being negatively effected.  

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The A-Z of Rubbish

Thursday, 29 September 2016 09:42:00 Europe/London

an A-Z of rubbish

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How to make the perfect compost

Sunday, 21 August 2016 09:07:58 Europe/London

Even if you don’t own a garden, many local farmers will be willing to buy it from you to spread across their fields and crops – literally turning your rubbish into money. All you need do is invest in a compost bin and follow these six simple steps.

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Think before you throw

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 09:18:07 Europe/London

By asking yourself these four simple questions before you bin something, you could reduce your household waste and help reverse the damage to our environment.

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Looking after your bin in the summer months

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 18:55:43 Europe/London

Although the hot, summer weather is enjoyed by many, the heat can be bad news for bins. Unpleasant odours and multiplying bacteria thrive in humidity and end up further encouraging unwanted pests. Nevertheless, with proper maintenance and regular care, summer waste can become less of a smelly problem. 

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thursday, 24 December 2015 18:02:57 Europe/London

Some tips for making this festive season as green as possible. 

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Grant funding available to help community litter prevention in Scotland

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:13:53 Europe/London

Many of our customers are in Scotland, from schools and local authorities to hospitals and private households. When we saw this opportunity from Zero Waste Scotland, we simply had to share it!

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