Monthly Archives: June 2012

RDC’s implementation of Microsoft AX Dynamics soon to enter the testing phase

Simon Woollatt, Head of Systems and Facilities, joined Gerry Hackett for a day out at Wimbledon, courtesy of IBM this week. “I have been before” remarked Simon “but that was a long time ago when I was 17, shortly before … Continue reading

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Disposable Camera’s – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Avoid using disposal camera’s altogether, despite claims from manufacturers less than 50% is recyclable. Some single use digital camera’s claim they are 100% recyclable but only if you return them to the manufacturer. And that probably means they swap the … Continue reading

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Cutlery – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Charity shops and scrap metal dealers will take them. Check for local art and craft shops as cutlery is often used to make jewellery. remodel forks into small hooks for the kitchen (keep them high out-of-the-way of children, on the … Continue reading

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Curtains – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Curtains are expensive which makes them all reusable in practically any condition other than fire or other irreparable damage. Check if a friend or family want them and if not contact one of the many charities such as Age UK … Continue reading

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RDC OPEN DAY – The official opening of RDC new premises in Braintree, Essex

Thursday 14th June, saw the Opening of RDC’s new 350,000 square feet of premises, the largest IT recycling facility in Europe, opened by Eric Van Der Kleij – CEO Tech City. Eric lent a great deal of gravitas to the … Continue reading

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Copper – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Copper is valuable so sell it or reuse it. Brass taps, copper water pipes and electric cables all contain copper. Copper products are long-lasting and you may find a retro market with a higher value than scrap for the item … Continue reading

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How To Avoid A Polystyrene Mountain

RDC receives many items protected in polystyrene. If not managed it does not take long before a white mountain appears so we like to deal with as soon as we can. No longer wanted by builders, who once used it … Continue reading

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Cooking Oil – The A to Z of How to Reuse, Reduce or Recycle Anything

Many restaurants filter and reuse deep fryer oil so why not at home? After its first use strain through a muslin, coffee filter or cheesecloth to remove all the crumbs and left-over material and then store in the freezer. Do … Continue reading

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