Are there any landfill sites in West Sussex?

Posted on 13/08/19, filed under News, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

Are there any landfill sites in West Sussex?

A landfill is a structure built into the ground where layers of solid waste are filled and compacted, usually an old quarry, chalk pit or clay pit. West Sussex’s previous six landfill sites are now closed and maintained by West Sussex County Council, along with the numerous privately operated sites which are monitored… read the rest of “Are there any landfill sites in West Sussex?”

How are metals handled after they’ve been skipped?

Posted on 23/07/19, filed under News | No Comments

How are metals handled after they’ve been skipped?

Metals can form a large proportion of waste in skips. Old pipework from home renovation projects, furniture with metal frameworks, old bins, car parts and metallic home decorations are commonly found in skips. And while some items could be donated to charity or re-sold, fortunately, those that end up in a skip… read the rest of “How are metals handled after they’ve been skipped?”

How is hardcore recycled?

Posted on 09/07/19, filed under News, Recycling | No Comments

How is hardcore recycled?

Hardcore is low absorbency, solid material. Made of large aggregates such as construction waste, bricks, rubble, tiles, rock and gravel, hardcore often ends up in skips from construction and demolition projects.

Can hardcore go into a skip?

Although some items cannot go into a skip, hardcore can. Once a skip is full and taken away… read the rest of “How is hardcore recycled?”