Can all Christmas cards be recycled?

Posted on 11/12/18, filed under News, Recycling | No Comments

Can all Christmas cards be recycled?

Rumour has it that Christmas cards are becoming passé, and we are sending fewer than ever before. That said, in 2017 the Greetings Card Association estimated that over a billion Christmas cards were sold, so it’s certainly not a fast decline. Designs are more varied and elaborate than ever; some feature glittery embellishments, some even… read the rest of “Can all Christmas cards be recycled?”

The big autumn garden clear-up

Posted on 27/11/18, filed under News, Recycling, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

The big autumn garden clear-up

Autumn is a busy season for gardeners. It’s the time of year where the focus is on clearing up, undertaking some routine maintenance and making sure your garden is in the best condition to thrive once spring arrives.

Clear fallen leaves

If you’ve got a lot of deciduous trees, you might have piles of leaves to… read the rest of “The big autumn garden clear-up”

What can be safely put on a bonfire?

Posted on 01/11/18, filed under Litter, News, Recycling | No Comments

What can be safely put on a bonfire?

Guy Fawkes night is nearly upon us and as thoughts turn to toffee apples and dazzling firework displays, you might also be gathering things together to create a spectacular bonfire. But what can be safely burned on a bonfire and what should be avoided?

Items that are suitable to burn on a… read the rest of “What can be safely put on a bonfire?”