Recycling facts: reduce, reuse, recycle

Recycling facts: reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle – or the 3 Rs of recycling – is a phrase you may be familiar with; these are three significant ways in which we can minimise our impact on the environment from the materials used in every day life. Year on year – as a country – we are recycling...
Bin roulette: what can I recycle?

Bin roulette: what can I recycle?

Every day we’re reminded that we should be recycling more, that we should sort our waste correctly, and all do our bit for the environment, protecting our increasingly limited resources and helping to make our village, town or city a nicer place to live....
Small changes make a big difference

Small changes make a big difference

We all like to think we do our bit for the environment – whether it’s buying more eco-friendly products or using public transport instead of taking the car – but there are bound to be times when even the most ardent recycler has thrown something in the wrong bin, or...
Could gamification improve recycling rates?

Could gamification improve recycling rates?

A recent campaign in Bristol – encouraging residents to divert food waste away from their black bins – has seen an increase of 87 percent in food waste collected. UK households currently produce around 7.3 million tons of food waste every year, with 5.7 million tons...