Call us Menu

0800 998 1069

Stoke on Trent 0800 998 1069

During the COVID-19 pandemic our services are continuing as normal. All skip deliveries are contactless and our staff are strictly adhering to Government/NHS guidelines.

Skip hire & waste management news

Call us on
0800 998 1069

Home » Skip hire & waste management news

Company Update

Given that civil amenities are closed, the work that we carry out here at Brown Recycling has become even more important during this difficult time. Understanding this, we would like to give you, our customers, greater insight into the measures we have put in place to ensure that our work is carried out to a…

Continue reading

Food stockpiling: the negative effects of over-purchasing food

Given that these are unprecedented times, it’s unsurprising that some of the reactions to this pandemic have been bordering on extreme. One of the biggest trends that we have seen from people all over the country is stockpiling. Whether it’s perishable food or household essentials, stockpiling has been taking place in homes all across the…

Continue reading

Littering – What’s the Penalty?

Studies suggest that around 62% of people drop litter, but only 28% of people would admit to it. Given that 99% of streets in any given town will have some form of cigarette litter, at least some of the blame can be laid at the feet of smokers. Not all though. Given that over 30…

Continue reading

An Arctic Trek for Dougie Mac

Recently, our very own Rod Brown (MD) and Mitch Brown (Sales Director) undertook the biggest job of their lives; trekking across the Arctic Circle to raise money for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. This mammoth task was met head-on with unbelievable levels of determination and endurance as they raised over £95,000 (so far) for such a…

Continue reading

A Guide to Recycling Construction Waste

If you’ve ever managed or been involved in a construction project, you’ll know just how difficult it is to keep track of all the waste materials – and how quickly they all mount up! Acknowledging this, the Brown Recycling team have decided to put together a guide to recycling construction waste – specifically bricks, glass…

Continue reading

How Long Do Different Materials Take to Biodegrade (Infographic)

Biodegradation can be defined simply as the breakdown of organic matter by microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. How long this process takes will vary hugely depending on the item, which is why recycling materials which resist the process, such as glass and plastic, is so important. To put into context just how important, let’s…

Continue reading

The Future of Eco Homes

With the rapid changes the world is undergoing, the spaces we call home might look unrecognisable in 20 years time. Technology is advancing, the population is booming and environmentalism is more prevalent than ever, so where might this lead us and eco homes? In this article, we’ll be answering that question and more. Green energy…

Continue reading

The Far-reaching Effects of Plastic Pollution

It’s not always easy to get our heads around the fact that plastic pollution is a global problem. That’s because, when we say global, we don’t just mean certain areas of each continent – we really do mean the entire globe.  There isn’t a single type of environment that hasn’t been affected by plastic pollution…

Continue reading

A Plastic-free Future

It’s no understatement to call the current state of plastic use a global crisis. Global plastic consumption has now reached a staggering 100 million tonnes of plastic in a single year, most of which is either littered, incinerated or sent to landfill shortly after use. Plastic is so ubiquitous nowadays that it’s hard to imagine…

Continue reading

8 Ways to Stop Using Plastic

By now, you’re probably well aware of all the headlines about the catastrophic effects of plastic pollution, so we won’t labour that here. Instead, we’re going to be looking at 8 simple ways you can stop using plastic in your day-to-day life.   No more plastic straws! Everyone knows just how damaging and unnecessary single-use…

Continue reading

Top