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How To Clear Up After a Garden Project
When carrying out a garden project, a wide variety of rubbish types are produced. Whether you’re planning a full-scale ...
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Make Strides in Plastic Recycling Wearing These Sustainable Sneakers
‘Sustainability’ and ‘ethical fashion’ are just some of the words that are flying around the clothes industry, as more ...
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Three of Cornwall’s Most Verdant Spots
Whether it’s the idyllic town of Looe or the chocolate box seaside location of Fowey, Cornwall is rich and ...
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Want To Help Save Our Environment? Top Tips For Cleaning Up Beaches
Whether you have chosen to go vegan or vegetarian, or to adopt a zero waste lifestyle, it is no ...
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South West waste management firm DCW acquires plastic processing company in strategic expansion plan
Devon based commercial waste management firm DCW has announced the acquisition of Ivybridge based plastic processing company, Polymer Industries ...
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Plastic vs Paper Straws – which is actually better for the environment?
We’ve all seen the heart-breaking images of plastic littering beautiful beaches, drifting through the sea and harming wildlife. It ...
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South West waste management services firm DCW acquires plastic processing company in strategic expansion plan
Devon based commercial waste management firm DCW has announced the acquisition of Ivybridge based plastic processing company, Polymer Industries ...
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Recycling and Upcycling Ideas for Glass Bottles
If you have a penchant for wine or jam, and you want to reduce your waste at home or ...
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Four fun ways to teach children about how to save the environment
It is no secret that environmental threats are one of the leading concerns that our generation and future generations ...
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A Mini Guide to Textile Microplastics
Recent reports have shown that the fashion industry causes a third of the production of microplastics in the ocean ...
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Zero Waste Ideas to Reduce Food Waste
It has been estimated that people in western civilisations eat around four pounds of food per day. But, how ...
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From Wheelie Bins to Bags And Sacks: How Can a Recycling Centre Improve Your Waste Disposal Habits?
Just like when you own your own home, when you run a business you have a responsibility to your ...
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Everything You Need to Know About WEEE Recycling
Here in the UK, we throw away tonnes of waste every year and with a pressing need to reverse ...
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The Plastic Debate
Plastic pollution has become a major global disaster and as a result of our increased awareness of the crisis, ...
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Five Easy Ways to Create a More Environmentally Friendly Workplace
When at home, it’s easy to be environmentally conscious. You’ll probably be a dab hand at putting the right ...
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The Ins And Outs of Green Waste Recycling
When it comes to keeping on top of our waste disposal responsibilities, our minds are usually drawn to the ...
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The Best Recycling Initiatives Across The Globe
Here at Devon Contract Waste, we do our very best to be a positive force for the environment by ...
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How Construction is Becoming Sustainable
The impact of buildings and urban planning on the environment can be profound and damaging, with so much material ...
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Four Ideas For Home Improvement Projects
Whether you plan to stay in your home for the long-term or you’re thinking about selling up, investing in ...
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How To Power Your Home or Office Renewably
The news is constantly awash with stories of climate change and the drastic impact that it’s having on the ...
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