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14Oct, 21

How to Create & Achieve a Zero Waste to Landfill Strategy

October 14th, 2021|

For a long time, landfill has been the norm. Digging holes, stuffing them full of waste, covering the pit over, dealing with the toxic waste and leachate produced – to think this was seen as acceptable waste management! These days, [...]

30Aug, 21

How to Improve Waste Management in Schools

August 30th, 2021|

As with any organisation, schools produce a lot of waste. This is perfectly normal, as schools generally house hundreds, if not thousands, of people all at once. A school’s priorities should be twofold: reduce waste produced, while proactively implementing a [...]

30Jul, 21

What is a Road Sweeper & How do They Work?

July 30th, 2021|

If you’re an early bird, you’ll likely have seen road sweepers out and about on British roads in the early hours, meticulously cleaning roadsides and paving of litter, dust and other mess. While they’re a common sight on public roads, [...]

15Jul, 21

Grab Hire – Everything to Know About Hiring a Grab Lorry

July 15th, 2021|

Ideal for busy construction sites, grab hire makes for an economical waste management solution for a wide range of industries. Whether you’re the site manager for a vast development, or a business owner wanting to remove large amounts of accumulated [...]

30Jun, 21

Metal Recycling – What Metals Can Be Recycled?

June 30th, 2021|

Recycling metal products is a great way for companies to reduce their impact on the environment, but the process can seem confusing. Misconceptions about what can be recycled as well as the cost and length the process can lead to [...]

16Jun, 21

Hazardous Waste Management – How to Manage Hazardous Waste

June 16th, 2021|

Many organisations produce hazardous waste in their daily practices, even those that you might not expect. The UK produces millions of tonnes of hazardous waste every year. If incorrectly disposed, it can cause serious harm to both people and the [...]

30Apr, 21

An Overview of Construction Waste Management & Disposal

April 30th, 2021|

This blog from the team here at ETM Recycling provides an overview of construction waste management and disposal. What is Construction Waste? Construction waste refers to any waste generated as a result of construction and demolition activities. This can include [...]

14Apr, 21

Where Can I Tip Commercial Waste?

April 14th, 2021|

By law, businesses are obliged to dispose of their waste in a specific way. With all the regulations, it can be difficult to understand exactly what’s required of your business when it comes to commercial waste tipping and disposal. Our [...]

31Mar, 21

How to Improve Waste Management

March 31st, 2021|

Waste management can be a cause of headaches and money loss for businesses who haven’t put effective procedures in place. Using our top tips we’ve explained in this guide, individuals and businesses can benefit from improved waste management, helping to [...]

24Feb, 21

What Are You Allowed to Put in A Skip?

February 24th, 2021|

Skips are commonly hired out for domestic and trade purposes, conveniently allowing demolition and construction workers as well as homeowners to fill the skip with all their waste and have it simply collected in one go. Whether you are doing [...]

29Jan, 21

What is the Waste Hierarchy? Waste Hierarchy Explained

January 29th, 2021|

The ‘waste hierarchy’ is often mentioned in the waste management and recycling industry. For new businesses or organisations overhauling their waste management, this term and its importance to businesses may need more explaining. Our expert waste management operatives at ETM [...]

22Dec, 20

Topsoil – A Beginner’s Guide to Topsoil

December 22nd, 2020|

In this guide to topsoil, our recycling experts at ETM Recycling explain what topsoil is, how it’s used, how it’s created and explore other commonly recycled materials created at our own waste transfer site in South Bristol. What is Topsoil? [...]

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