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Types of waste that the tip will charge you for

Planning to get your home DIY project underway this summer while the weather is nice? Regardless of whether you’re renovating inside or landscaping outdoors, you will likely be producing waste which you’ll have to get rid of in a legal way. The first thing people think of for the disposal of their waste when undertaking…

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How to Rip out Your Kitchen for Refitting

Refitting your kitchen involves several steps, beginning with ripping out the old structure in stages to have a clear space where you can begin the refurbishment. You may need to throw away the old materials, but some parts may be in perfect condition, so to minimise expenses you can choose to recycle or reuse such…

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Tips for Sorting Scrap Metal

Metals do not biodegrade in the same way as organic materials, but they can be melted down and reused, so the ideal way to dispose of any scrap metal is to take it to a specialist recycling centre. To ensure the most efficient recycling, it is best to sort the metals into different types before…

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How should I dispose of a fridge?

When it comes to disposing of a fridge at your property, there are various things to consider to ensure you are doing it correctly and in an environmentally friendly manner. Unlike household furniture, other installations or smaller belongings, fridges cannot simply be placed into a skip. You can be fined up to £2,500 for illegal…

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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 in your general waste, although they are not always sure why. Batteries are a prime example of this, as they are one item which should…

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How to reduce paper usage in your company

With the environment being an ever-growing concern in today’s society, businesses are doing what they can to achieve improvements in their environmental friendliness. One way to do this is by reducing paper usage within your company, and in order to do this there are a number of methods and ideas that can be undertaken. Here,…

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A guide to tidying up after Christmas

Everyone’s been there: the inevitable post-Christmas tidying which takes hours and is the last thing you feel like doing on a stomach full of turkey and with remnants of hangover. This process is made only harder when considering whether or not certain things can be recycled and, if so, how this should be done. That’s…

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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 regions and situations, local authorities can have different rules when it comes to what should and shouldn’t be placed into recycling. For example, some authorities…

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