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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If Wheelie Bins Could Talk

Monday, 14 November 2016 10:03:29 Europe/London

We all have wheelies bin our house, whether it be for recycling or general waste, but do we know the correct way to take care of our bins from damage or unpleasent smells.  We take a look at the life of a bin and what we can do to make it last longer and odour free.

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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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5 easy upcycling projects

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 09:53:00 Europe/London

Upcycling is truly on trend at the moment, from repurposing old furniture to achieve that ever-popular vintage look, to creating something entirely new out of something you would otherwise throw away. 

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Lunch hour recycling

Saturday, 30 April 2016 09:00:08 Europe/London

Offices, factories, restaurants and all other workplaces: they're all very different with very unique recycling requirements. But one thing that stays more or less the same throughout is lunch hour. It's always a rush of buying, eating and chucking, and often the part of the work day where good recycling gets ignored the most. Here are a few steps to more rigorous recycling at lunchtime.

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