How the UK Extended Producer Responsibility Model Is Mitigating Recycling Costs for Local Government

The Extended Producer Responsibility Model (EPR) is a new piece of UK legislation set to come into force in 2023. This blog will explain what the model looks like and how it can help local businesses with their recycling.

Waste Framework Directive Has Changed. Do You Know Your Responsibilities?

The Waste Framework Directive (WFD) was set out by the European Union to create a legislative framework for the collection, transport, recovery and disposal of waste across different countries. Although this legislation is no longer directly[…]

Why Choose Greenbank as Your UK Polystyrene Recycling Partner

Recycling your polystyrene offers many business benefits. As well as being an effective way to reduce your carbon footprint by extending material lifecycles, it can also create additional revenue streams and improve the perception of your brand.

Large vs Small Balers

The bale size is only one of the criteria for selecting a suitable waste compaction machine. Depending on your warehouse's conditions and company logistics inside, some require small easy-to-handle bales, while others are able to process larger mill[…]

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[…]