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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 waste is seen as a valuable resource, not disposed of in landfills, and most waste is sorted so that only limited amounts need...
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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 in 100% of marine turtles It is predicted that there will be 12 billion tonnes of plastic waste in landfill by 2050. “With...
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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 recycled can save up to 17 trees and over 7,000 gallons of water,” says Roger Green of Brightwaste Recycling. “As well as the...
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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 plastic bottles away each year which also ends up in landfill as well as on beaches and in the ocean. All of which...
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