Though cycling is seen as the ideal form of green transport, millions of bike tyres and inner tubes are thrown away every year in the UK. Is it possible to dispose of these items in an environmentally friendly way?
The recent rise in homelessness has led to an increase in the number of rough sleepers taking shelter in waste containers, according to a new study by Biffa, the Open University and the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM).
Egbert Taylor has become the first waste container refurbishment specialist in the UK to replace the wet paint process with powder coating as standard in a bid to minimise its environmental impact and enhance the finish of its refurbished bins.
German company Erdwich Zderkleinerungs-Systeme GmbH is working to advance the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) around the world, supplying equipment to recycling plants in Hong Kong and Portugal.
Bin store provider metroSTOR has called for improved access to recycling bin stores in communal properties, echoing the objectives of Resource London’s Flats Recycling Project to improve accessibility and increase communications with residents.