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In early 2019, McDonald Gordon & Co engaged Brightwaste to assist them with improving their recycling. They occupy a town house office in York Place, Edinburgh, on three floors, and employ approximately 20 staff. We agreed with them to introduce central recycling bins on every level to replace the under-desk bins previously at every desk.
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80% office recycling target - Brightwaste
The Scottish government wants us to achieve 70% recycling targets by 2025. Brightwaste is pushing its office waste recycling clients to aim for 80%. As a country, we’re presently sitting at just over 60%. The Scottish Government set out their vision for a zero waste society in 2010. Their vision sees a Scotland where all...
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Plastic recycling_plastic bottles closeup_Ace Recycling
We should all be worried about how plastic is polluting our environment. 100,000 marine mammals are killed each year by plastic pollution There are approximately 5,000 pieces of plastic pollution for every mile of beach in the UK 8 million pieces of plastic end up in the ocean every single day Plastic has been found...
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Paper on desk with man_4 Quick Tips for Office Recycling_Ace Recycling
When it comes to office waste, the amount generated can be staggering. While many businesses strive for a paperless office, there is often a vast accumulation of recyclable products ending up in office bins destined for landfill. Yes, office recycling can be a frustrating challenge. “The fact is that every tonne of paper that is...
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Deposit Return Scheme Scotland - huge pile of waste glass bottles
It’s great to see Scotland leading the way in environmental innovation. Here is another good example with the proposed Deposit Return Scheme, and one which Brightwaste Recycling based in Edinburgh thoroughly endorses. In the UK, over 80 million cans end up in landfill every single year. Furthermore, the average household in the UK throws 210...
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Plastic bottle recycling by ACE Recycling
Plastic has dominated the recent headlines, from the research that suggests the amount of plastic in the ocean will treble in a decade, to a study warning about the safety of bottled mineral water. “A recent study by scientists at the State University of New York tested over 250 bottles of mineral water from 11...
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ACE launches recycling campaign to raise money for Carers Trust
ACE Recycling has partnered with Every Can Counts and the Carers Trust to launch ‘Cans for Carers’, an aluminium drinks cans recycling initiative that aims to raise money for young carers aged under 25 in Scotland. The campaign is supported by the free-to-use Every Can Counts recycling programme and aims to encourage businesses across central...
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Brightwaste merges with ACE Recycling
Roger Green who heads up both Brightwaste and its sister company Spotless has purchased the commercial and industrial division of ACE Recycling Group CIC in a deal that has secured the future of the Alloa-based company. Malcolm McArdle, ACE’s Managing Director, will continue to head up ACE’s operations. Merging with Spotless and Brightwaste, will give...
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Brightwaste office recycling van used in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
This article is written by Roger Green, CEO of Brightwaste Office Recycling, who provide eco-friendly recycling services in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Office recycling can be a chore. Recycling paper, plastic bottles, batteries, computers and ink cartridges can be inconvenient. You have your meal deal lunch at your desk. You know you can recycle the plastic...
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Glasgow City Centre Commercial Waste for pilot project
Opinion piece from Roger Green, CEO of office recycling specialist Brightwaste, on why Glasgow City Council’s new scheme to deal with trade waste is much needed. Glasgow City Council is changing its procedure for the way businesses put their trade waste containers out on public spaces within the City centre. From 26 June trade waste...
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