Results tagged “waste” from Sunday Sun Blog
Whenever we do a talk about waste and recycling to school children more often than not someone will ask: "Why don't we launch rubbish into space, rather than bury it?"
So why don't we blast waste into space?
After a long hiatus I am back blogging about waste and recycling.
I will start by giving a bit of publicity to one of my colleagues.
In October Mark Stouph, Premier's director of risk management was invited to give a talk to the North East Regional Employers' Organisation (NEREO). He was asked to give a waste and recycling provider perspective on public procurement health and safety assessment following the publication of guidance for local authorities by the Health and Safety Executive.
If you would like a copy of his slides you can download them from our website.
An object lesson in how to get a complex message across in an entertaining way.
Watch some stop-motion animals explain how you can lower your impact on the planet:
Great fun to watch. Thanks to Ken Oxley at the Sunday Sun for suggesting this site.
As fuel prices rise and local authorities find it harder to recover more recycling, the idea of pay-as-you-throw has surfaced again.
The UK Government has been looking for a handful of local authorities to test out the pay-as-you-throw (or to put it another way recycle-and-save) idea but so far none have come forward.
I recently got to thinking - how much stuff do I throw away every week.
Since joining Premier Waste Management I have become acutely aware of just how much material is being thrown away every year. Once you've visited a landfill site or a transfer station and seen lorry after lorry arrive you can start to feel overwhelmed by the waste problem.
But that's no excuse to give up - mamma Hitchens didn't raise a quitter.
So I decided to see how much of this waste tide I make.