Duty of Care and making sure to comply
News Skip Hire

The Skip Hire Operator’s Duty of Care (UK) – Updated Legal Framework

Skip Hire operator’s Duty of Care (UK) requirements for Skip Hire Service Companies are poorly understood by the public and even by some skip hire companies and other waste transport operators. Why the UK’s Duty of Care Regulations Were Introduced for the Transport Sector Most nations suffer fly-tipping problems and the UK response has been […]

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Waste Management

Is Home Waste Collection Frequency a Serious Problem? The Waste Concern Solution

Are you suffering from infrequent Council household (or home) waste collections of two weeks wait or longer? Do you want to forget about the hassle of separating out recyclable materials? If so, and you are in the UK you can arrange for your own waste collection service, and have a collection weekly or even more […]

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Landfill

Landfill Birds and Bird Control at Landfill Sites – New Solutions and Old

Bird control at landfill sites is an important aspect of landfill management. If not controlled, birds become frequent visitors to landfill sites. Landfill birds can be raucous, ravenous mess-makers that long overstay their welcome. The ever-rising amount of food waste in the landfills of many affluent countries can result in a bird population boom. This […]

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A Landfill cell being geomembrane lined.
Landfill Engineering

What is a Landfill Liner? Geomembrane Linings Explained

Landfill linings are physical barrier systems intended to, as far as possible, prevent the escape of water and gases out of the body of the landfilled waste. A Landfill Liner is placed at the bottom and sides of modern landfills and are continuously welded to as far as possible provide a watertight seal. They are […]

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Image shows: The new way to recycle concrete using a mobile track-fitted mini crusher.
Recycling

How to Recycle Concrete and Save Money at the Same Time

In  principle most experts agree on how to recycle concrete and save money. But, there has been a view in the construction industry that crushing concrete is really only for large-scale stationary crushers. Never has that been further from the truth than now. Crushing concrete on site with a mini crusher is very viable and […]

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All UK citizens who appoint a waste collection company have a "Duty of Care" to ensure correct disposal.
Waste Management

Commercial Waste Collection Company Selection Facts and Tips

We found only a few articles about Commercial Waste Companies, or commercial waste collection when considering awarding our small company’s waste disposal/ recycling contract. As a result we decided to compile this article with the facts and tips we found out. What is Commercial Waste? It’s always a good idea to start with the basics, […]

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