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Topic: Recycling

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How Can We Divert More Waste From Landfill?

It’s estimated that here in the UK, each year, we send over 770,000 double-decker buses full of waste to landfill. Of course, exactly how much waste that amounts to is…
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Pfand: Discover Germany’s Bottle Recycling System

Pfand, which simply means “deposit” in German, is Germany’s can and bottle return system. Since its implementation, it’s received all kinds of praise from champions of sustainability across the globe.…
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Waste Recycling: Which countries are the worst offenders?

With all of the recycling programmes and initiatives that have been set in motion here in the UK, it’s easy to forget that other nations across the globe haven’t quite…

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Plastic Bottles: Where Do They End Up?

Have you ever popped a plastic bottle into a recycling bin and thought, “where’s this actually going to end up?” Of course you have – everyone has. And luckily for…
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Is Polystyrene Recyclable?

If you’ve ever bought any sort of large delicate object online, or been to a local fast food restaurant, the chances are you’ve come across polystyrene. Like most plastics, polystyrene…
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Christmas Tree Recycling in Stoke-on-Trent

Here at Brown Recycling, our local community means a lot to us, so with Christmas approaching, we felt it important to find a way to do our bit. And thankfully,…
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How Different Kinds of Plastic Are Recycled

Used variously for bottles, containers, electronic gadgets and baby products, plastic is versatile as it is recyclable. If you’ve ever wondered about the different types of plastic and the products…

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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…
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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…
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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…

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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…