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Top 7 Tips for Eco-Friendly Travellers

With concern for the environment growing on a daily basis, many travellers are thinking twice before they plan their next big adventure. Most of the time, travel is wasteful. Pollutants are released into the air, fossil fuels are burned, and garbage is left behind….

5 Terrible Things That Happen When You Don’t Recycle

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, America produces over 258 million tons of waste every year ― which is close to a ton of trash per American citizen. The EPA believes as much as 75 percent of that waste to be recyclable or reusable,…

Do you put your recycling through the dishwasher?

Car parts, encyclopaedias, and scrupulously shining tins: Britain’s weird recycling habits revealed People up and down the country have eccentric habits when it comes to putting out their recycling, it appears. A nationwide waste management company has been collecting stories of the weirdest things…

How to Tell If Your Skip Hire Company Is Fly Tipping

After loading up a skip, paying for the service and all your waste being carried away on the back of a truck, you would be forgiven for thinking your job is done. But many homeowners across the UK are now being hit by unwelcomed…

Absolute Rubbish! The Litter Crisis in Europe

My name is Rich Palmer and I am the owner of Dustbox Cleaning Services, based in the UK. Being in the professional cleaning industry, I see so much waste, particularly litter; as a result I have put together this infographic – http://www.dustboxcleaning.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/The-Litter-Crisis-in-Europe-Infographic.jpg called ‘Absolute…

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