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[…]

What Is a Waste Management Policy and Do I Need One?

Today’s waste management policies help secure efficiency, reduce costs associated with waste and lower the amount of waste going to landfill overall. They should be developed in line with waste regulations and in consideration of the UK Government’s[…]

5 Sustainable Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Waste

Manufacturing processes are key drivers of waste production in any business. While waste management processes will, more often than not, have been put in place, there’s always room for improvement. 

Site Waste Management Plans in Construction

According to Wrap’s ‘Reducing your construction waste’ report, the UK construction industry uses 400 million tonnes of material every year. 25 million tonnes of that number goes straight to landfill. A vast proportion of that waste is able to be[…]

Greenbank production at maximum capacity as Cobalt sales increase

Greenbank Recycling Solutions, the Middlesbrough-based waste equipment manufacturer and supplier, has invested £400,000 into specialist polystyrene recycling machines to meet increasing demand.