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Will an exit from the EU c...

In a nutshell, nobody actually knows what the consequences will be for the UK when (or indeed IF) the government invokes Article 50 of the EU Treaty, both in terms of recycling laws or indeed any other laws. These are uncharted waters and t...

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5 surprising things that C...

As we strive to be a more environmentally conscious nation, recycling is becoming increasingly important. Most people know the basics, thanks to the provision of household recycling bins that the council empties on a regular basis. Paper an...

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Recycling electrical equip...

Although there are lots of options for waste disposal, including skip hire for those occasions when you’ve got lots to get rid of, it’s important to explore the possibilities for recycling first. There are restrictions on how electri...

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Householders fined for not...

Fly tipping is an act which can blight the countryside and result in hazardous waste contaminating both wildlife and the land. It is an illegal activity and carries a huge fine for those found guilty of the act, but did you know that as ...

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Complete guide to hiring a...

If you have too much rubbish to fit in your bin, or you simply don’t want to take up all the room with household waste, you might want to consider hiring a skip. Building work, refurbishment, clearances or even garden work could all be...

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5p bag charge unveiled - b...

The government has rolled out the new scheme forcing large retailers to charge for providing single use bags to customers in England. This initiative has already been in place in other parts of the UK, such as Wales, for some time now and h...

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The Problem of Fly Tipping...

Most waste is relatively easy to get rid of in the UK, with councils offering comprehensive collection services for both rubbish and some recycling. Although the exact services vary from council to council, everyone benefits from free co...

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Government urged to renew ...

A new report has urged the government to take the issue of recycling more seriously and to redouble its efforts to persuade consumers to avoid landfill. With tight targets fast looming for 2020, the UK looks set to fail with the growth r...

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Going green leaves SMEs se...

As the temperature cranks up on the need to recycle it seems that many of the nation’s businesses are less than clear about what they are supposed to be doing. Admittedly not the sexiest of subjects, a recent survey revealed that the v...

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