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How to deal with waste in the cold weather

It’s been getting mighty nippy down here, after a relatively mild winter in November and, for the most part December, it seems our luck is about to turn. Thanks to a rather irritating blast from the Arctic, temperatures are set to plunge over the next couple of weeks and we are expected to even see

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: News, Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments

Impact of Brexit on our waste

As the country debates the pros and cons of Brexit and every news article seems devoted to this controversial, agonising decision there is one aspect we at Brantlegh Waste feel has perhaps not received the coverage it deserves. Because leaving the EU could well affect Britain’s approach to waste management. The EU has very specific

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: News, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments

World Water Day

22nd March - World Water Day: How to help conserve this important resource   World Water Day, a UN backed incentive, is celebrated worldwide and used to raise awareness. With a focus on the importance of this powerful resource, it hopes to inspire our global community to rethink and redefine their water usage as well

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News, Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments

The Christmas aftermath and its effect on our waste.

This is the season to be jolly, merry and, increasingly, exceptionally wasteful. There is plenty to be happy about on Christmas as the family assembles to eat inordinate amounts of food and enjoys a well-deserved break from work. However, green campaigners are increasingly focusing upon the wasteful aspect that has become embedded into our Christmas

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what to do with unwanted Christmas presents

Minimizing waste – what to do with unwanted Christmas presents. Christmas is a time of much merriment and festivities, it is most people’s favourite time of the year. It breaks up the winter blues and makes the world seem somehow brighter and more sparkly (which could well be related to the amount of decoration adorning houses

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Long term recycling strategy by the north London borough of Barnet

The north London borough of Barnet has targeted a significant increase in the capture of recycling from residents living in flats, under a draft strategy agreed by Councillors at a meeting last night (11 January). The strategy, which could also herald the introduction of food waste collections for flatted properties, will now be put out to consultation

By | January 12th, 2016|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london|Comments Off on Long term recycling strategy by the north London borough of Barnet

WRAP defends refuse bin capacity study

WRAP has defended a study published last month which suggested that lower recycling rates are linked with higher residual bin capacity. The report, which analysed UK recycling performance and waste arising for 2012/14, assessed data for 239 councils encompassing collection authorities and unitary authorities in England and the UK It found a statistical association between

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on WRAP defends refuse bin capacity study

Waste is likely diverted to other streams such as HWRCs in areas of lower residual capacity

Higher residual waste collection capacity is associated with lower recycling rates, according to a Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) study published today  The report suggests that local authorities have direct control over a number of factors which can influence their recycling performance.And, local authorities that offer separate food waste or mixed food and garden

By | July 24th, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Waste is likely diverted to other streams such as HWRCs in areas of lower residual capacity

Hospitals, care homes and universities could be charged for waste disposal

Hospitals, care homes and universities in Staffordshire could be charged for waste disposal for the first time under plans intended to save Staffordshire county council £100,000 a year. The council has decided to pass on the cost of disposing of waste collected from these premises to its eight waste collection authorities, who can then choose

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Hospitals, care homes and universities could be charged for waste disposal

Councils count down to launch of Recycle Week 2015

Local authorities across England are gearing up for Recycle Week 2015, with this year’s theme raising awareness of items that can be recycled throughout the home. Now in its twelfth year, Recycle Week – which runs from June 22 to June 28 – and will see councils seek to educate householders on what they can

By | June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Recycling, rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Councils count down to launch of Recycle Week 2015