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What to Recycle this Christmas

Christmas is a busy time for all, you end up buying more food, more packaging and more recyclable goods than any other time of year. In fact, it is estimated the UK generates 30% more waste around Christmas, most of this can be recycled. For those of you that don’t know: wrapping paper, Christmas cards,

Only a Third of UK’s Plastic Packaging is Recycled

New research has shown that only around a third of plastic packaging is recycled each year. The other two thirds are either sent to a landfill or end up incinerated. It is estimated that there was around 1.5m tonnes of recyclable plastic waste used in Great Britain in 2015. Of the 1.5m tonnes only 500,000

25 Facts about Recycling

Everyone is told to do their bit for the environment by recycling, some people do their parts. Whilst others see no benefit in doing so. Here are 25 facts about the impact of recycling and the effects of not doing so: Recycling one tonne of paper helps save 682.5 gallons of oil, 7,000 gallons of

A New Type of Recyclable Coffee Cups

For so long, many coffee shops have continued to use non-biodegradable cups for all of their hot drinks. This however, could be a thing of the past thanks to a new type of disposable cup that has added durability meaning it can be used more than once. It is estimated that 3 billion paper cups

Going Green with the QRC horizontal baler

In October we recorded a whopping 54 tonnes or recycled cardboard alone. That’s a lot of cardboard boxes! Cardboard takes up huge amounts of space at our recycling centre. Previously, transporting cardboard without compression meant many lorry trips, which was both costly and bad for the environment. In June we met with QCR Recycling Equipment



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August 2022