Posted on 5 September 2023

EU’s New Legislation: A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Smartphone’s Battery Life and a Nod to the Good Ol’ Nokia Days!

The EU is Shaking Things Up, and Your Smartphone Will Thank You! Have you ever been frustrated by your smartphone's battery dying on you way too soon? Well, the European Union is about to make your life (and your phone's life) a whole lot better. They've just passed a groundbreaking law that requires smartphone manufacturers to design batteries you can easily replace. Imagine that—a phone that doesn't force you into...

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Posted on 4 September 2023

Aldi Takes a Green Leap: Bidding Adieu to Single-Use Cutlery

In a bold move towards sustainable practices, Aldi has recently announced a significant change in its Food to Go range. The supermarket giant will be discontinuing the use of single-use cutlery in a bid to promote the adoption of reusable alternatives. This decision is expected to have a notable impact. Aldi estimates a reduction of approximately 10.5 million wooden forks commonly found in their salads and pasta bowls. Translating into...

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Posted on 29 August 2023

Understanding the New Regulatory Changes for Waste Wood in Construction and Demolition (RPS) 250

We've got some crucial news about changes in waste wood disposal regulations that could affect your next project. Don't worry, we've got you covered with all the details, including what's changing, how it impacts you, and what you can do to stay compliant (and avoid any nasty surprises!). So, grab a cup of coffee ☕ and let's dive into the nitty-gritty of the new rules surrounding the disposal of amber...

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Posted on 29 August 2023

Solving Plasterboard Problems and Efficient Waste Removal

From Mess to Success: Solving Plasterboard Problems and Efficient Waste Removal   A widely used material in construction projects is plasterboard. Plasterboard, also known as plasterboard or drywall, is a versatile product that is used to create smooth and even walls and ceilings. It is made up of a gypsum core sandwiched between layers of paper, providing strength and durability. Plasterboard is a popular choice for builders due to its...

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Posted on 16 August 2023

Women In Waste: Grace Miles – Breaking Barriers and Paving the Way

In an industry marked by rapid advancements and continuous challenges, it's heartwarming to come across stories that resonate with both passion and family values. Enter Bucks Recycling, a leading Waste Management Company located in the heart of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Established in 2000 by the formidable Tricia Murray, it stands out as the only mother-daughter run skip company in both counties. With Tricia at the helm as the Managing Director...

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Posted on 10 August 2023

From Pink Paint to Landfills: Barbie’s Blockbuster Movie and the Not-So-Pretty Side of Plastic Toys

When the much-anticipated Barbie movie hit the silver screen, the planet was left grappling with a sudden shortfall in fluorescent pink paint—a fascinating headline, to say the least. Yet, this was merely a precursor to a larger issue. The rise of movies and television series as cultural icons drives the toy industry into overproduction, and with that comes an often overlooked problem: a staggering amount of plastic waste. Recall the...

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Posted on 24 July 2023

A Greener Future with Cinco’s Introduction of Electric Vans

At WasteOnline, we are thrilled to applaud our esteemed supplier, Cinco, for their significant stride towards sustainability and environmental responsibility. Cinco's recent decision to add electric vans to their roster for rubbish collection is truly commendable and sets an inspiring example for the entire industry. Lower Carbon Emissions: Leading the Way in Sustainability Cinco's transition to electric vans for rubbish collection reflects their dedication to reducing carbon emissions. By choosing...

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Posted on 18 July 2023

Absolut Vodka Tests Paper Bottle in Collaboration with Tesco

  Absolut Vodka, a global spirits company, is taking a significant step towards sustainability with its latest initiative—a three-month test of its single-mould paper bottle. The bottle, made in partnership with Paboco (the Paper Bottle Company) will be exclusively available at Tesco, a leading British supermarket chain. This groundbreaking trial not only introduces paper-based bottles commercially but also reinforces Absolut's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and creating a fully...

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Posted on 3 July 2023

Sheffield Recycling Centres

If you're a resident of Sheffield and looking to dispose of your household waste responsibly, you're in the right place. Recycling centres play a crucial role in our efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainable living. They offer a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to traditional waste disposal methods. Whether you have old furniture, appliances, garden waste, or general household items that need to be discarded, these centres provide a...

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