By sticking to a few common sense rules when managing wheelie bins on your premises will aid you in keeping your waste disposal legal, efficient and will allow you to better avoid water, air or soil pollution. Following basic protocols will enable you to determine if your waste is municipal solid waste from everyday consumption or if it requires any special treatment.Read more
By nathan 29 May 2013
By nathan 13 February 2013
A couple of monthâs back we reported on the result of the governmentâs Weekly Collection Support Scheme. Local authorities were invited to apply for grants in February 2012 and around 85 local councils were awarded a share of the Â£250 million fund in late 2012. The initiative behind the scheme was to enab...Read more
By nathan 17 January 2013
By nathan 7 December 2012
Local authorities in the UK have in recent weeks been digesting the awards of the governmentâs Weekly Collection Support Scheme.
Councils from Gravesham in Kent to Birmingham City have received grants to help provide more efficient refuse collection services and increas...Read more
By nathan 28 August 2012
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By nathan 2 November 2011
Following a few simple rules of good practice in managing your wheelie bins will help you keep your waste disposal legal, convenient and will avoid water pollution. Simple guidelines allow you to check if your waste is general municipal waste or needs any special treatment.
Wheelie bins used for general waste can give rise to offensive odours, fly nuisance and general hygiene problems. You can minimise such hygiene problems by following some simple rules in cleaning your wheelie bins.
- Assess whether your waste is gene...
By John 5 August 2011
Itâs important that every industrial site takes the collection of waste seriously. Recycling is everyoneâs responsibility, right from domestic establishments up to the largest factories. And to achieve a good recycling performance, people have to be educated on what is and what isnât recyclable.
Most people at home now have a number of different coloured bins in which they dispose of general waste, paper waste, glass or plastic bottles and even food waste or garden waste. Unfortunately industry is slow to catch on to this trend and many sites still dispose of all their w...Read more
By Will 27 June 2011
Many domestic premises now have a range of wheelie bins for their household waste. There is usually a general waste bin, a garden waste bin, a bottle and plastics bin and a bin for paper and card. The different bins are easily recognisable as they use specific colours for different types of waste.
On an industrial scale, the waste from factories is treated in a similar way, except usually to a much larger degree and there is usually lots of different types of waste. To cope with this there are a range of different types of industrial wheelie bins available, all which feature to...Read more
By Dean 11 March 2011
Many people take for granted the humble wheelie bin they use on a daily basis to dispose their general household waste. However, on a larger scale, wheelie bins are an important commodity for those who work at industrial sites. And you might have already guessed that they also come in sizes a lot bigger than we are commonly used to.
Most of us have 240 litre wheelie bins at home. We use them for our general waste and for our recyclable bottles and waste paper. Their design means that they can be moved quite easily and toughened lip means they can be picked up by the refuse coll...Read more