How to Recycle Polystyrene Efficiently and Sustainably

Contrary to popular belief, polystyrene is a recyclable material. It’s a popular item in industries such as construction, where it can be repurposed in anything from insulation to transporting fragile goods. So how is it recycled? What's the first[…]

How to Achieve ROI & Efficient Waste Management With Greenbank

Achieving ROI and efficient waste management isn’t exactly a walk in the park. For businesses with regular waste productions, creating a good waste management strategy is important. Here at Greenbank, we can help you with that.

How Cardboard Balers Can Generate Revenue for Your Business

For many businesses, cardboard is a common form of waste and is a component that makes up practically all packaging waste. For companies utilising on-site manufacturing, it may be the first waste type that begins to build up during the average[…]

How To Reduce Downtime With Waste Management Software

Waste management shouldn’t be tracked through pen and paper. Today, not only can we utilise bespoke machinery for improving waste management, through processes such as baling and compacting, we can also track waste production and identify room for[…]

Your Checklist for a Complete Offensive Waste Materials and Waste Management Plan

If your organisation is producing offensive waste, you need to put time and effort into developing your offensive materials and waste management plan in order to efficiently deal with and dispose of this waste and remain compliant while you do so. 

Top Tips: How to Create your Disposal of Offensive Waste Policy

Offensive waste is ‘non-clinical waste that’s non-infectious and does not contain pharmaceutical or chemical substances, but may be unpleasant to anyone who comes into contact with it.’ Because of this, it needs a little more attention, care and[…]

How to Implement Best Practice Plastic Waste Management Objectives

Since the early 2000s, plastic waste production in the UK has steadily risen each year. In 2002, the level of plastic waste produced was 1,740,000 metric tons. In 2017, it was 2,260,000 metric tons. Unfortunately, collection rates for recycling[…]

Polystyrene recycling - Councils Focus

The recycling of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is not universally practised. Most local councils don’t offer it as a kerbside service and have been known to urge you to dispose of it in your bins ready for collection.

Is now the time to invest in waste machinery?

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, existing low levels of business investment have fallen, with a reduction of 11.6% between Q3 2019 and Q3 2020. Much of the UK’s productivity gap with competitors is attributable to our historically low levels of business[…]

4 Facilities Management Improvement Strategies to Implement this Year

Compliance considerations, on-site logistics, waste management, health and safety - these are all key concerns that facility managers must plan for. The facility management strategies many businesses currently have in place will always need to be[…]