24 February, 2017

How to dispose of your old car battery


Your car is not starting and you have checked everything to make sure all switches are off and nothing is draining power. You have discovered that your car battery has decided to call it quits, so you purchase yourself a brand new one from your local dealer. What do you do with your old battery? Battery disposal is tricky. Did you know that by law you cannot actually dispose of it with your house hold trash?

Car batteries can be very dangerous if not disposed of properly. The acid within the battery could leak out and cause harm to the environment. Here are some of the ways you can dispose of your car battery safely.

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24 February, 2017

7 Reason as to why you should recycle


Recycling in London is becoming more and more common. Yes, we have all started to recycle, but do we actually do our best to make sure all recyclable items are recycled.

Recycling is pretty important, global warming is happening and we have to do everything in our power to slow it down. We all have friends and family that do not recycle, this means you have to do your part and make sure they make a conscious effort.

 

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10 February, 2017

How to recycle your old bed


So, you buy a new bed and mattress, but don’t know what to do with the old ones. Do you leave it on the side of the road and risk getting yourself a hefty fine or do you leave it in front of your house hoping that one day it will disappear?

Sometimes you can even hand it in to the store that you purchased your new ones from. There are a few options open to you when it comes to old beds and mattresses, but recycling would be the best thing you could do to help protect the environment.

 

Why should we recycle?

There are plenty of reasons why we all should start recycling more regularly. Recycling will help us protect the environment and help us save energy. Manufacturers have to use raw natural resources every time they make something new. Most manufacturers now used recycled materials to produce their products but if we do not recycle as much, it just will not work.

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4 February, 2017

A simple guide to get rid of bulky items


Getting rid of bulky items can be slightly tricky if you do not have access to a van or large car. If you do decide to buy new furniture or big electrical appliances, it’s a good idea to plan what you are going to with the old items. Don’t put it off for too long otherwise you will be left with unwanted junk all over your house.

Old furniture removal: There a plenty of ways to get rid of old items, but your circumstances will dictate which way would work best for you. Here are some of the options you have.

Sell it

Those who feel as if their old item may hold some value in the current market, may wish put it up for sale. Check the going rate for an item that is similar to yours and in similar condition. Once you have a figure in your head, you can post it up on eBay or gumtree and see how many response you get.

Now be prepared to negotiate as people will expect some leeway on second hand goods. Old items are only worth how much someone is willing to pay, so don’t get too greedy. The only problem with selling item over the internet is that you will get customers from all over the country so you will have to be willing to ship items if you want it gone as soon as possible. If time is not an issue, then you can always put the item up for collection only, but bear in mind this may take longer.

If all else fails, give us a call to come and collect it, we can work around you and are very competitively priced.

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