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Plastic Disposal – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Campaigns

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Plastic Disposal and Recycling With over 275,000 tonnes of plastic used each year in the UK alone,  it’s becoming more and more important to find sustainable plastic disposal methods and raising awareness of how we can use less plastic in everyday life. Small changes can make a massive difference in the amount of plastic we […]

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Make Southend Sparkle! Councils new clean campaign

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Make Southend Sparkle Southend are taking a stand against the cluttered streets of Southend-on-Sea and Westcliff with their new campaign ‘Make Southend Sparkle.’ The campaign aims to educate residents and reduce litter outside homes and on the streets, and  £30,000 has already been pledged to the cause by council chiefs. The campaign will focus on […]

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Recycling Plastic – Oil Prices & Plant Closures

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Plummeting oil prices have resulted in the production of new plastic to become cheaper than recycling plastic. Thousands of jobs across the UK are being threatened as the prices of oil slump and recycling plastic is becoming less cost effective. Last year, a barrel of oil would cost just over £76, it has now fallen […]

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Don’t Mess With Croydon Council Campaign

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‘Don’t Mess With Croydon’ Campaign takes a stand against fly tipping and littering. Fly tipping in Croydon has always been a big problem for the council and residents alike.  Last year we reported on brash fly tippers leaving their waste in the streets of Croydon, however we are pleased to find out that Croydon council […]

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Cumbria Skip Prices – Flooding and increased rates

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How recent flooding has affected Cumbria skip prices Cumbria Skip Prices are usually around the national average, however due to recent flooding in Cumbria and York we have seen skip prices sky rocket. Around 16,000 households in England were flooded last month following one of the wettest Decembers on record – with areas such as […]

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Recycled Christmas Decorations- Ideas for the Home!

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Recycled Christmas Decorations With the festive period fast approaching,  it’s time to decorate our homes to get us in the Christmas spirit.  You really have three choices, get in the loft and put up last year’s tree and ornaments;   buy new decoration;  create unique recycled Christmas decorations! You may think that creating your own recycled […]

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Plasterboard Disposal – Waste Management

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Plasterboard Disposal One of the questions we regularly get asked here at FindaSkip is how to dispose of plasterboard and whether it can be put in a skip. Plasterboard is made from two outer layers of lining paper and an inner layer of gypsum. Gypsum is a soft mineral made of calcium sulphate dihydrate. Plasterboard […]

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