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Archive for the Category ‘Recycling’

Rainwater collection

Rainwater collection

Rainwater tanks, traditionally an icon of the Australian outback, are becoming a more common feature in urban communities, with around 17% of all households installing a tank on their property. More households need to purchase a rainwater tank if the community is to make a real difference to conserve rapidly depleting water supplies. Why use […]

Greywater use

Greywater use

Greywater (or grey water) is typically water from baths, showers, hand basins and washing machines. It does not include water from the toilet. Water from kitchen sinks and dishwashers is also technically greywater, however the high concentration of food wastes and chemicals mean that it is less suitable for re-use. Should you reuse greywater? Using […]

Councils Invited To Sign Up To Recycling Collection Guidelines

Councils Invited To Sign Up To Recycling Collection Guidelines

The government-backed Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and the Local Government Association (LGA) have today teamed up to launch a new initiative designed to boost recycling rates and increase public confidence in council recycling services. The two bodies are inviting councils to sign up to a ten-point Waste Collection Commitment, which has been developed […]

Minister decides not to intervene in steel PRN market

Minister decides not to intervene in steel PRN market

The government has decided not to introduce any measures to help UK businesses meet their steel packaging recycling and recovery targets for 2009 despite ongoing concerns that the goals could be missed. The Environment Agency has written to packaging producer compliance schemes and direct registrants this week confirming that none of the suggestions put forward […]

Start Recycling At Home

Start Recycling At Home

Like we have said before, it takes time to cultivate a habit of recycling. What you can do to develop this habit is to start small. The best place to start is at home. Here’s how…

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