How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?

Posted on 23/10/18, filed under News, Waste | No Comments

How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?

As a nation, we’ve done pretty well at reducing our use of plastic bags, crucially since the introduction of the 5p plastic bag charge back in 2015.

In fact, plastic bag usage dropped 80% following the introduction of the charge. It forced us to look at our plastic bag habits… read the rest of “How do you dispose of plastic bags and plastic film?”

10 ideas for reusing plastics

Posted on 11/10/18, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

How do you recycle paints and solvents?

The plastic crisis our world faces continues to make the headlines. This month, BBC 1 showed a powerful documentary, Drowning in Plastic, emphasising the devastating impact plastic is having on the environment.

Until radical and sustainable solutions are found to overcome our reliance on plastics, there is more that can and should… read the rest of “10 ideas for reusing plastics”

How do you recycle paints and solvents?

Posted on 25/09/18, filed under News, Recycling | No Comments

How do you recycle paints and solvents?

If you’re just finishing up a major home improvement project, chances are you have some opened tins of paints lying around. And while these can be useful to store away for future touch-ups, tins that are nearly finished or you just don’t need any more are best disposed of.

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