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Topic: Recycling

Advice & Top Tips Recycling

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Recycled

If the bin or tip tends to be your first port of call when throwing out awkward items, you may want to hold fire. Truthfully, there are actually many items…
News & General Interest Recycling

Top 10 Most Contaminated Household Items Wrongfully Put in Recycling Bins

You probably have good intentions when it comes to recycling, believing that you do everything you can to help the planet and reduce waste. However, sometimes life gets busy and…
Recycling

Is Plasterboard Hazardous and Can It Be Recycled?

Home renovation or commercial projects can both produce lots of plasterboard which requires prompt and safe disposal. But many people wonder if plasterboard is a hazardous material, and whether it…
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Christmas Recycling Tips

When we say “go green” this Christmas, we mean more than just putting your Christmas tree up. At this time of the year, we’re all feeling much more generous and…
News & General Interest Recycling

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…
News & General Interest Recycling

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…
Advice & Top Tips Recycling

Why Can’t You Throw Batteries in the Bin?

When throwing rubbish away at your home, there are some things that shouldn’t go into your household bin. Most people are aware of those items you should never throw away…
Advice & Top Tips Recycling

Plastic Recycling Codes – Article & Infographic

Plastic is a component of many consumer products, accounting for much of the manufacturing industry’s output and final produce. Not all plastics are the same, however, and this means that…
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How Is Paper Recycled?

Paper recycling is a process which, when carried out correctly, can hugely benefit the environment, reducing the need for high levels of paper production as recycled material is used instead.…
Advice & Top Tips Recycling

Recycling Dos and Don’ts

Recycling is a process which, if carried out correctly, can benefit the environment enormously, saving precious materials that would otherwise be wasted by incorrect disposal and inconsiderate practice. In different…
Recycling

The Journey of a Recycled Plastic Bottle

When recycling a plastic bottle, there are various stages which take the bottle from its original state to its usage in other objects. Bottles that are made with PET (Type…