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The Rise of Food-sharing Apps

We’re all guilty of wasting food, whether it’s having to clear out your fridge before you go on holiday or simply not paying enough attention to use-by dates (or too…
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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…
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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…
Environment

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…
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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…
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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…
Environment

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,…
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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…
Environment

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…
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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…
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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…
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What to Do If Someone Fly Tips on Your Private Land

So, what’s fly tipping? Put simply, fly tipping is the illegal disposal of waste onto land that doesn’t have a license to accept it. So, that could be the roadside,…