Currently, our services are continuing with increased health & safety measures in place to meet governmental guidance. We’ve also made changes within the office space to ensure that we are compliant with social distancing for our people who can’t work from home effectively. Thank you to all our customers for their support throughout this time - stay safe.
From plastic straws to disposable coffee cups, the news is full of stories about how, as a planet, we’re dealing with our wasteful habits. We’ve been recycling for a long time but there are always improvements to be made to meet changing habits and the global markets.
At Brown Recycling, we’re moving to a Source Segregated Single Stream Recycling (4SR) service to replace our co-mingled and dry mixed recycling service. We have already begun rolling this out for our clients and hope to have completed the switch across the company by the start of July.
What will this include?
We have a number of options to help you better segregate your waste for recycling and processing, making things clearer for you and easier for us take care of.
Cardboard – We’ll be providing wheeled containers for your dry corrugated cardboard
Food – We’ll provide a minimum fortnightly collection of 240L containers
Glass – We’ll provide a minimum fortnightly collection of 240L containers
Office Paper (non confidential) – Bag collection with the option for a 1100L bin for storage
Why we’re changing the system
There are a number of reasons we’re making the switch in our policy, but here is a quick summary of the main factors which have informed our decision:
By providing a service dedicated to the different material streams, we will hopefully be able to recycle more of these materials, as opposed them being treated through ERF/RDF routes.
To find out if this impacts your waste collection, what you need to do or whether you are eligible for a discount on your waste collection, simply contact our team today and we’ll be happy to talk you through the changes.