5 Reasons We Don’t Launch Our Rubbish Into Space

May 9th, 2017 by 24/7 Waste Removal
rubbish into space This question “why we don't launch our rubbish into space?” has been asked countless times over the past few years because of two reasons. First, the advance of technology and travel into space has become a realistic possibility and transporting trash into space has become a popular idea. This leads to the second reason, which is the ever growing problem with rubbish and how to deal with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Methods for Disposal of Solid Waste

April 22nd, 2017 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Solid Waste Disposal Disposal of solid waste is an area that is coming under increasing scrutiny as the UK strives to meet its obligations under the EU Landfill Directive. There are a wide variety of technologies already in use and several in the pipeline. But in order to ensure the correct mix of these are used it's important to understand the different types of waste. In this article we're going to look in more detail at the current methods for disposal of solid waste. Read the rest of this entry »

Waste Management For Kids – the Good, Cute and Ugly

March 28th, 2017 by 24/7 Waste Removal
waste management for kids Nowadays proper waste management is more accessible than ever! Before you had to go out of your way ( and who wanted to do that daily?) to properly dispose of the household waste. Now it is easy, extremely beneficial for the environment and even can be fun and rewarding, especially for kids! Fun and rewarding, we hear your eyebrows raising in question (we're cool like that), how can i make the process of waste management for kids fun and rewarding? Read the rest of this entry »

A Brief History of Waste Management

May 15th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Waste Disposal in 1900 For most of mankind’s history rubbish disposal was not a major problem. The amount generated had little impact simply because there wasn’t that many of us. Natural resources were consumed resulting in mostly ash and human waste. At those levels these by-products were quickly and safely degraded back into the ecosystem. Man-made items such as tools were highly prized and handed down to successive generations. The making of stone, wood and even early metal tools had little environmental impact. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Create Electricity from Waste

March 11th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
power line We have long had a problem with the amount of waste we produce and what to do with it. Fossil fuels are running out and using them to create energy is having a serious impact on our environment. There are many technologies now being refined which address both these issues. These methods are collectively known as WTE or waste to energy. The simplest method is to burn waste, heating water to run a steam generator thus producing electricity. This method however does not harness all the available energy and has potential to cause pollution. Modern incinerators in developed countries are very clean however. This method of waste management just burns everything to reduce landfill so is not really a ‘green’ solution. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Start a Waste Removal Business in England

February 26th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Flag of England So, you have set out to start your very own waste removal business in England. Congratulations, soon you will have to deal with piles upon piles of other people's refuse. While this might not be the most glamorous of jobs your wallet will feel much better once you are unable to close it from the fat stack of cash inside. To succeed in this business you need a steady workload and a reputable name. Your first priority is to make yourself known to local homeowners and businesses – guess who they'll call the next time they need a hand with some old furniture or discarded kitchen appliances! Read the rest of this entry »

Health Hazard Present in Waste and Recycling Processes

February 17th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
In the UK, the most common method of waste removal is by roadside collection. Typically households put their waste in bins and a fixed day in the week is allotted to the removal of this waste. The municipality or dedicated waste removal company is responsible for waste collection and removal. This waste is sent to transfer stations for bulking and compacting. Thereafter, it is sent to the processing facility. However, sometimes waste, such as e-waste, is exported to another country. Read the rest of this entry »

What to Do If Your Bin is Not Collected Because of Bad Winter Weather

February 6th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Waste Collection in Winter We've used the waste we produce to be taken away by the garbage collectors on regular basis. But winter weather could be unpredictable, and heavy snow could delay junk and recycling collection with days. So, do you know what to do in a situation like this where your garbage could not be collected for days due to sever weather? Yes, you could stop produce any waste, and this will benefit the environment, too, but there are a few simple measures you could take to ensure your garbage is properly stored until it is safe for your rubbish removal service provider to come and collect it. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Dispose of a Mattress Adequately

January 23rd, 2015 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Mattress Disposal The mattress disposal in London has been an issue for a long time. A quick walk down some London streets reveals not quite a pleasant view. Soaked to the bone mattresses on the pavement, sitting there, quietly observing the fast paced life of the Londoners. Surprisingly big number of mattresses end up in landfills when they could have been recycled or cleaned and reused. Read the rest of this entry »

Recycling: Can it be bad for the environment?

January 13th, 2015 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Rubbish Container Many people make a huge fuss about recycling and think that they are doing the most wonderful thing for the planet. The truth is that recycling and reusing can make a huge difference in making the environment cleaner, but it also depends on how waste materials are being recycled. It may surprise you to know that recycling may not be as beneficial to the environment as you first thought. This is because recycling is no longer a small operation anymore. It has become a huge business that goes up and down according to supply and demand. Read the rest of this entry »