The Global Problem with Food Waste [Infographic]

December 16th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Each year, one third of all the food that is produced globally gets thrown away. Just in the UK, people throw nearly 7 million tonnes of food away each year. That's more than the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Becoming more responsible to the food we waste could have a huge impact on our budget, health and the environment as whole. Read the rest of this entry »

Dispose of Your Office Equipment in an Environmentally Sound Way

December 9th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Office Equipment Disposal Want to know one of the rapidly expanding streams of waste here in the UK? It's electronic and electrical equipment. Those pieces of equipment we just can't seem to do without. Manufacturers have dropped prices to such an extent and improved their advertising that many of us think nothing of discarding these items when the latest model hits the high street. It's been estimated that nearly 2 million tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment are disposed of every year. These are products that either need a battery or to be plugged into an electrical supply. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Deal With Business And Commercial Waste In London

December 2nd, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Commercial Waste Disposal So, you've recently started a business here in London and now you wonder how to deal with all the waste you produced since the UK is notorious for its complicated laws and regulations. By now you probably know that at a certain point you will need the help of a waste removal London company if you are not the kind of person who would just dump everything off the road late at night. Well then, you are at the right spot as we will try to throw some clarity on the whole waste management issue. Read the rest of this entry »

Waste Management Fines and How to Avoid Them

November 25th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Waste Bins Keeping up with regulations for waste management can be quite challenging and not having all the required information can result in paying huge fines. Disposing of waste properly is a major concern in countries all over the world as there is more awareness and worry about the damage done to the environment. So how can you avoid fines brought on by improper management of waste? Well, the solution is easy as all you require is a little time and effort. The best thing about it is that you can hire professional waste disposal services in London to ensure that your waste is managed according to the regulations in your area. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Dispose of IT Equipment

November 18th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
IT Equipment Disposal What can you do with your old laptop or PC when the time has come to update to the latest model? A householder has three options when it comes to disposing of old IT equipment: recycle it, sell it or donate it to a worthy cause. Read the rest of this entry »

Producer Waste Responsibilities – What Does it Mean?

November 11th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Business Waste Collection The UK government has introduced a number of regulations and laws to cover a producers responsibilities regarding packaging, electronic and electrical equipment (EEE), batteries, end of life vehicles and their disposal. They are designed to make business more responsible for the products they manufacture and their end of life impact on the environment. Read the rest of this entry »

Construction Waste Disposal – Tips and Tricks

November 4th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Construction Waste Disposal Wastes from construction sites MUST be dealt with to prevent environmental damage, legal issues and more. However it’s sometimes hard to know where to start – don’t know what materials to dispose of and why? Let us help you. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Get Rid of Your Garden Waste with Little or No Cost

October 28th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Garden Clearance by 24/7 Waste Removal With all the pressure of living in a greener world you may like to think about how you can get rid of your garden waste with little or no cost. This article will give you tips on the most cost-effective methods to dispose of your garden waste: Read the rest of this entry »

Correct Disposal of White Goods in London

October 21st, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
24/7 Waste Removal Logo When your washing machine has performed its last spin or your freezer no longer keeps food Arctic cold there are many options when it comes to the disposal of these unwanted white goods. Replacing these items only takes a few clicks online or a short drive to your local appliance store but disposal of the old equipment is a little bit more complex. Read the rest of this entry »

The Essential Role of Waste Management in Business

October 14th, 2014 by 24/7 Waste Removal
Business Waste Removal Each and every business in the UK today has a duty to dispose of their trade waste in a responsible way, in line with the latest Waste Regulations. The Environmental Protection Act 1990 imposes on all businesses a legal "duty of care" to ensure they take the appropriate steps to ensure their waste is stored and disposed of safely and to document it in the waste management plan. Read the rest of this entry »