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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 not all of them can be disposed of and recycled in the same manner. On account of this, back in 1988 the Society of the…

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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. Recycled paper produces a massive 73% less air pollution than paper made from raw materials; a figure which demonstrates just how harmful this manufacturing process…

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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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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 1) and HDPE (type 2) plastic are collected on a weekly basis. Brown Recycling provide a DMR (dry mixed recycling) collection service to their customers…

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