Goodbye Garbage

Goodbye Garbage

June 7, 2017

It’s hard to visit a landfill site without being struck by the craziness of taking very valuable minerals and resources out of the ground, using a lot of energy, turning them into short life products and then just dumping them back into the ground. It’s an absolutely monumental waste of energy and resources. As someone from the fashion industry might say, it’s just so last century. (Michael Pawlyn, The Guardian, November 21st 2005)

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A Litter Free World

A Litter Free World

May 26, 2017

Every day in the UK over 2 million items of litter are dropped on our beaches, fields, towns and roadsides, spoiling our landscape, harming our wildlife and threatening our planet.

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GD ENVIRONMENTAL WINS  HUNTSMAN CORPORATION CONTRACT

GD ENVIRONMENTAL WINS HUNTSMAN CORPORATION CONTRACT

May 8, 2017

GD Environmental has been chosen as the dedicated waste management service provider for Huntsman Corporation in Llanelli, a specialist producer of amines, used in pharmaceuticals, coatings, resins, gas treating and for the prevention of corrosion

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Plastic Bottle Recycling: The Truth

Plastic Bottle Recycling: The Truth

May 4, 2017

It is estimated that an average of 35.8 million plastic bottles are used EVERY DAY in the UK, but only 19.8 million are recycled each day.

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The one with GD, Spring Clean Cymru & 450 Bags of Litter…

The one with GD, Spring Clean Cymru & 450 Bags of Litter…

April 24, 2017

Volunteers and members of our team cleaned up 450 bags of litter from the banks of the River Usk last month!

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Trash to Treasure: Upcycling Courtesy of GD Environmental & Art Students at Coleg Y Cymoedd!

Trash to Treasure: Upcycling Courtesy of GD Environmental & Art Students at Coleg Y Cymoedd!

April 12, 2017

For the second year running we donated a skip full of scrap to the art students at Coleg Y Cymoedd, who turned raw materials into a broad range of creations as part of their upcycling projects.

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CEO’s vision for the future

CEO’s vision for the future

March 28, 2017

Our CEO, Oliver Hazell gives an interview to Karl West, Business Insider talking about his plans for growth over the next 12 months by doubling turnover, lead the South Wales market and expand beyond it.

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GD Environmental gives a helping hand to tackle litter

GD Environmental gives a helping hand to tackle litter

March 24, 2017

Members of the Bynea Forum and a group of locals were becoming increasingly concerned about the growing amount of litter and fly tipping that was starting to build up in the area, especiallyHeol-Y-Bwlch which is the main road leading to our premises.

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Half time show, round 2: WAL v IRE

Half time show, round 2: WAL v IRE

March 24, 2017

Following the success of our last halftime show, we decided it would be a great idea to take over the Principality Stadium once again, this time during the Wales versus Ireland game.

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What can go in a skip?

What can go in a skip?

February 28, 2017

If you are looking to hire a skip for your domestic or business construction work, it is always best to know what you can dispose of safely and legally before hiring one. A skip is probably one the easiest ways to get rid of waste as it only has to be collected once. We would be happy to assist with our skip hiring service if you are located in South Wales.

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How does recycling work?

How does recycling work?

February 28, 2017

Recycling has been a mainstream habit for hundreds of years. The idea of taking something used and re-purposing it or giving it new life in our eco-systems is now commonplace. From the old 'rag and bone' men to trendy second hand clothing stores and futuristic bridges made from old plastic - recycling is as important for society as ever.

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What exactly is a CCTV Drain survey?

What exactly is a CCTV Drain survey?

February 28, 2017

This is a question members of our GD Environmental team are often asked, both by clients and inquisitive friends. CCTV drain surveys are a well-established way of locating and assessing drainage problems, the causes of which are not clearly visible to the naked eye or from surface level.

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