Every tonne of recycled cardboard saves 17 trees, 2 cubic yards of landfill capacity and 4100 Kw /hours of electricity...
From old packaging to cartons, tubes, or boxes - as a business, you’ll go through more cardboard than you think, and most of it ends up in the bin. Using our mixed recycling service, you can have your cardboard recycled, whilst saving the environment and saving money and with no extra effort.
Plastic can takes up to 500 years to decompose at landfill...
Which is why recycling it is so important. With our mixed recycling service, we take your plastic away and feed it back into the plastic industry. It can even be made into fabrics for the clothing industry. Old bottles, packaging, food trays and many more can all be recycled.
It takes 70% less energy to recycle paper than to make it from raw materials...
Even with the rise of cloud storage and computers file sharing, businesses still do a lot of their work on paper and inevitably throw a lot of it away. Brochures, printouts, newspapers or flyers - whatever you decide to throw away, just make sure it’s in your recycling bin!
Recycling just 1 can saves enough energy to run a TV for over 2 hours...
From drinks cans to soup tins, it's more efficient to recycle them than make from scratch, in a much more cost effective way!
10 interesting facts about recycling in the UK...
Did you know: The UK generates 290 million tonnes of waste per year
Did you know: Recycling rates in the UK rose faster in the first decade of the millennium than any other country in Europe
Did you know: 70% less energy is required to recycle paper compared with making it from raw materials
Did you know: Recycling 1 tin can saves enough energy to run a TV for 2 hours
Did you know: Over 75% of waste is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it
Did you know: Plastic can take up to 500 years to decompose
Did you know: In 2010, paper recycling had increased over 89% since 1990
Did you know: On average, 16% of the money you spend on a product pays for the packaging, which ultimately ends up as rubbish
Did you know: Glass will never decompose in landfill but can be recycled without loss of purity
Did you know: It takes just 25 two litre drink bottles to make an adult size fleece