It’s no secret that recycling can be confusing and it’s difficult to tell if you’re following all of the correct guidelines. With this recycling guide, we hope to assist you with what you can and cannot recycle.
A huge proportion of UK households and companies still do not recycle enough, instead throwing anything they believe to be “rubbish” into their regular bins. Much of this waste is recyclable, and it should be disposed of separately from other trash. This means that fewer materials end up in landfills and that the materials can be recycled into something new, which is good for the environment. Learn basic recycling etiquette standards, find out which sort of collection is preferable and why different locations recycle and collect in different ways all in this blog.
The recycling standards include a list of products that can and cannot be recycled, as well as how to submit objects for recycling, such as tops on or off. For the first time, a national agreement has been achieved between re-processors, local governments, and waste management companies on what can and cannot be accepted for recycling where collections are in place. The following categories are listed in the guidelines:
There are multiple benefits to recycling cardboard, and at Greens Recycling we provide a fully comprehensive service which is both advantageous to you and our environment.
The following guidelines are applied to cardboard recycling:
Online Delivery boxes & cardboard envelopes
Greetings cards (without glitter)
Glitter covered greetings cards
food & drink cartons
Benefits of cardboard recycling include:
We accept both ferrous and non-ferrous metals at Greens Recycling – All materials are sorted and graded, and we ensure they are sent to the correct processing plants for recycling. We offer scrap metal tipping free of charge at our yard. In addition, we can also supply dedicated metal recycling bins for commercial clients
Greens Recycling hope this recycling guide answers the question of ‘What can and can’t be recycled.’ For further information, please call us on 02920 862 328 — our team of recycling professionals can assist you and find solutions to your recycling problems.