How to dispose of bricks, soil and rubble

Regardless of whether you’re carrying out some landscaping at home, or you’re in commercial construction and development, sticking to a timeline is extremely important. By adhering to a schedule of works, you’ll be able to not only estimate when the work will be finished, but also when you require certain materials delivered and specific tasks…

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Browns lend a hand in Treecycle 2018

Running from Monday 8th – Saturday 13th January, Brown Recycling are taking part in the fantastic Charity Treecycle scheme for the second year in a row. Alongside a number of other local companies, we’ll be helping you to recycle your old real Christmas tree for a donation which will go towards Douglas Macmillan Hospice and Caudwell Children…

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Cardboard Recycling & Rebate Process

Tonnes of cardboard and paper comes through the Brown Recycling facility every day, but what happens to it once you’ve had your waste collected or dropped off at our site? We will show you the full cardboard and paper recycling and rebate process. We’ll take you from the initial collection/delivery stage, right through to the material being…

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What is Commodity Brokerage?

You may have heard the phrase “commodity brokerage” or “material brokerage” before, but from the name alone it isn’t always clear what is involved. At Brown Recycling, we provide professional commodity brokerage, so we’re ideally placed to fill you in with more details.   What exactly is commodity brokerage? Commodity brokerage is a system whereby…

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The Different Types of Hazardous Waste

With the definition of hazardous waste in the eyes of the government being any material which is ‘harmful to humans or the environment’, it is important that any and all waste which falls into this category is dealt with properly. Whether you’re the producer, holder, carrier or consignee, it’s important that you know the legal way in…

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How Businesses Can Manage Food Waste

Food waste in the UK has been in the spotlight since an agreement for businesses to help lower the staggering figures on wasted food. The initial three year trial from 2012 to 2015 yielded good results for those involved, but more can still be done. Household food waste is extremely high, but food in the…

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What are People Fly Tipping?

The act of fly tipping, regardless of whether you’re a commercial operator or a member of the public, is against the law. Heavy fines are often imposed on those caught, but that hasn’t prevented the number of fly tipping incidents in England for the year 2015/16 from rising to 936, part of a steady climb…

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