18 July, 2017

Why small businesses should recycle

It has become very common for businesses to recycle. Large companies actually get questioned if they do not do what they can to be environmentally friendly. Unfortunately, the amount of pressure that is put onto globally recognised companies about recycling is not reflected on local small businesses. The pressure of recycling should be equal on everyone and no business should get away with not recycling.

Here are some of the reasons why small businesses should recycle.

Waste costs

Business recycling is important as it shows that your business cares about the environment. It looks good for any business that recycles as it will bring in customers that are environmentally aware. Most businesses will most likely have to pay some sort of waste management, if you start to recycle, you could actually save money on your waste. The more you recycle in your business, the less you will be throwing in the bin. On the long run, you will have less trash to throw, which will save you some money. Read more

7 July, 2017

5 ways to a greener summer

Summer is in full swing and people are off on their summer road trips and holidays. The sunglasses are out and the barbeque smell lingers in the air. With all the activities going on it is probably the best time to start living a greener lifestyle. There is so much waste that could be recycled during the summer holidays. Maybe its pure laziness or just a lack of knowledge, but the amount of waste in the summer holidays almost doubles.

Here are 5 ways to have a greener summer

Use public transport

When it comes to summer, we all should try our best to drive less. During summer time, there are a lot more people on the road. This means that there is a lot more congestion on the roads. For those who use their car to drive to work, why not try other ways to get to work? London has invested a lot of money into cycle lanes to make it a safer option. You will not only get to work without sitting in traffic, but you will get some exercise while you’re at it. Read more

30 June, 2017

4 ways you can help save the ocean

Whether you are passionate about it or not, we all use it every once in a while. As soon as the weather picks up, we all head out to the sea front for the nice breeze and warm water brushing our feet. This image will slowly fade away year by year if we do not change the way we live.

Future generations need us to change our habits to ensure they can enjoy the ocean as much as we do. Our oceans are home to more than 500,000 species and is pretty much the support system of our planet. It provides food to well over a million people as well as jobs and pleasure for those who enjoy some water sports.

Here are some of the ways we can protect our oceans. Read more

19 June, 2017

Top tips for spring cleaning

If you do not clean your house regularly and remove all unnecessary things, sooner or later you will end up with a house full of junk. Most people will have things in their house that has not been touched in years but it still has its rightful place in the house. This should not be the case.

We’re not talking about things that you may put on display and your china that is only for your special guests. We’re talking about that old iron that you have been meaning to get rid of but it has secured a place in your cellar. It’s time that you get your act together and do what is needed and have a spring clean.

Here are some top spring cleaning tips to help you along the way.

Declutter

The first thing you need to do is decide what you want and what you need. Sometimes what you want is not necessarily practical. If you want a snooker table but never use it, then unfortunately it needs to go. The trick is to go through the rooms in your home and decide what you need. A small tip would be, if you haven’t used it in 6 months, you will not notice it missing. It’s not hard to get rubbish removal in London, so why live in a cluttered home. Read more

12 June, 2017

A guide to composting

Whether you are new to gardening or a veteran, it’s always a good idea to find out what is the best way for composting or if you have been doing it right. Garden rubbish clearance is vital for anyone who is planning to grow anything. So, make sure that all your garden rubbish removal is done before you start.

Here is a simple guide to composting.

Take out the trash

If you are deciding to grow in your garden, it is important to start off fresh and have a blank canvas to work with. Garden waste clearance is vital for not only the quality of anything you grow but the general appearance of your garden. Are you looking for garden rubbish clearance? Contact us for more information on our Garden waste clearance. Read more

5 June, 2017

How to recycle office lamps

When you are moving offices or just having a clear out at the office, you can end up with a decent amount of junk that you need to get rid of. There are many ways to get rid of your old office junk but what’s the best way?

Well here are some examples of how you can recycle your old office lamp and hopefully you can use some of these ideas to recycle other things in the office too.

Take it home: One way to get rid of your old lamp at the office is to take it home. Before you think about disposing of your lamps or any other office items, see if you could use it at home. Maybe your partner needs a new reading lamp or your children need a night light. Read more

22 May, 2017

5 things to consider in Wanstead when recycling ferrous and non-ferrous metals

There is a lot of marketing done out there to ensure we are all doing our bit to help the earth stay green. This mostly consists of recycling your day to day plastics and common household products. Unfortunately, when it comes to scrap metal recycling or metal in general, there is not enough information out there to know why it is important. Metal recycling also helps the green movement as much as any other form of recycling.

Is it a ferrous metal?

When it comes to metals, they are usually classified as ferrous or non-ferrous metal. Ferrous metals are metals that contain mostly iron. These metals are usually made up of mainly iron and have some other elements. Most ferrous metals are prone to rusting when they are exposed to moisture and generally are magnetic. Some ferrous metals may not be as magnetic as others; this is due to the amount of iron in the metal. Read more

16 May, 2017

6 ways to recycle household appliances in Bethnal Green

When you are living in Bethnal green, getting rid of your old household appliances can be hard. You can’t just leave it on the side of the street because that could result in fines of up to £2,500. That’s not a figure that you can take lightly, so why take the risk. There are plenty of ways to get rid of your old appliances and save yourself some money.

Here are some of the methods you can use.

Tell the council

One way to get some of your old appliances disposed of properly is through the council. Sometimes local councils provide appliance pick up free of charge. Some Councils will require you to make an online account and book appointments to get the appliance removed. Other councils will just require you to call up and book an appointment without having the need to make an account. Read more

5 May, 2017

Things to remember when recycling plastics in wapping

Recycling has become a part of life. Everyone has started doing their bit to help their community stay on top of recycling. Some of you may throw all plastics in your recycling bin without realising that it may not be allowed. Some items may be better off being collected by a recycling company or dealt with in other ways. Unfortunately, some of you may not know that some plastics are non-recyclables and cannot be recycled.

Here is quick guide on what is acceptable and what is not acceptable.

Things for the recycling bins

There are plenty of things that are acceptable in your recycling bin at home. Most of your everyday plastic scraps can go into your recycling bin at home and be collected as normal. These plastics are usually easy to recycle and can fit in your recycling bins easily. Read more

2 May, 2017

4 ways to recycle your old microwave

The time has finally come for you to replace that old microwave that has been in your kitchen for years. The old has been replaced by the new and now your kitchen looks modern, but what do you do with your old one? You cannot just throw it out on the road because that could get you a large fine

Here are some of the ways you could get rid of your old microwave.

Give it away

If the microwave is in working condition, before you think about throwing it away, you should always make sure that you inform your friends and family. It could be the case that one of your friend’s microwave has stopped working and your one would help them out for a while. Read more