Category Archives: Dispose

Eight men and three companies fined for illegal WEEE recycling exports

The Environment Agency has uncovered a large illegal electronics waste criminal network, exporting 450 tonnes of WEEE to Nigeria, Ghana and Pakistan. People running the network took money for handling waste in the UK claiming it would be legally reused … Continue reading

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The Waste Hierarchy

The Waste Regulations 2011 change the “waste hierarchy” from a principle into a set of enforceable regulations that aim to reduce the amount of waste disposed of to landfill. The Waste Regs 2011 and the Waste Hierarchy require business to … Continue reading

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RDC to manage the disposal of IT equipment for a large energy company

RDC has secured a significant new agreement with a large UK energy company, generating a turnover in excess of £28 billion in 2011 and over 20,000 employees. The new RDC contract includes disposal of IT equipment across all divisions of … 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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Find out how much your unused computer equipment is worth regardless of condition and age

Money4Computers.com have updated their website and now give an instant valuation for desktop and laptop computers. Simply give the make and model to receive an instant quote then choose cheque, BACS or donatation to charity. The last step is to … Continue reading

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

Asbestos is a natural mineral providing a fire resistant material and used in household products and building. It is dangerous and can seriously damage health, however if left undisturbed usually does not pose a problem. Used between the 1950′s to … Continue reading

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

Antifreeze is hazardous waste and requires careful disposal. Take it to your local civic amenity site or recycle. Recycle Find a neighbour or friend or give it to your local garage.

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