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Heat your home with recycled fizzy drinks cans

Zero running cost 100% green energy producing instant heat? Isn’t this what we’d all like? It doesn’t matter what side of the debate you’re on this is one solution for two problems and the compensation is a lifetime of free … Continue reading

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WEEE Directive Recast

The EU WEEE Directive has been reviewed or in EU speak “recast”. In the UK, the Department of Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) have just concluded a consultation on their proposals to transpose the Recast WEEE Directive into UK laws. … Continue reading

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

Window panes are a pane-in-the-glass if you will excuse the pun. It’s dangerous, difficult to transport and cannot be recycled with other glass items such as bottles and jars. The cost of replacing glass panes is expensive but the majority … Continue reading

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RDC Information Technology Products and Services

RDC provide sustainability services to help our clients manage, use, and dispose of information technology in a way that minimises damage to the environment and maximises the return on their IT investment. RDC achieve this through the environmentally safe disposal … Continue reading

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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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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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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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How to calculate your waste recycling rate

We have already looked at How to calculate your product recycling rate and How to calculate your waste reduction rate, now we are going to look at how to calculate your waste recycling rate. It is better to reduce the … Continue reading

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

Reuse In the garden According to StopWaste.org cardboard can be used to protect new planting from weed growth. See their article “Tips for Success” on Sheet Mulching. Knee pads! Cardboard makes convenient protection for your knees against stones and moisture … Continue reading

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