Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

September 22, 2017

What Is Hazardous Waste? Waste is generally considered hazardous if it (or the material/substances it contains) is harmful and poses a substantial threat to human health or the environment.

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Moving Towards a Circular Economy

Moving Towards a Circular Economy

September 12, 2017

Circular economy is the alternative to the today’s linear ‘make, use, dispose’ economy which aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible.

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The Importance of Drain Cleaning

The Importance of Drain Cleaning

September 11, 2017

If you keep finding yourself in the same place – with another clogged drain - it might be time to solve the problem for good and get your drain properly cleaned. But what’s the point in cleaning my drains if they’re just going to get dirty again?

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Tackling Food Waste Issues

Tackling Food Waste Issues

August 14, 2017

Food waste refers to food that is suitable for human consumption, yet is deliberately discarded. Food waste is a current worldwide epidemic, with environmental, economic and moral imperatives to tack the issue.

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The Next Generation of Eco Ambassadors

The Next Generation of Eco Ambassadors

July 26, 2017

Swansea has its next group of passionate environmental ambassadors following a school visit by Casllwchwr Primary to our Llanelli facility...

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Eco-friendly Microbeads Made From Cellulose

Eco-friendly Microbeads Made From Cellulose

July 12, 2017

You’ve heard the bad news about microbeads, right? These tiny pieces of plastic are often used as exfoliants in a range of personal care and cosmetic products such as face scrubs and toothpastes, and concern has mounted over the impact these microbeads (which are designed to wash down the drain but are too small to filter out during wastewater treatment) could be having on marine wildlife.

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National Parks Week

National Parks Week

July 12, 2017

National Park Week will take place from Monday 24th July to Sunday 30th July 2017 and it’s an annual celebrations of all things national park!

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GD To Create 39 New Jobs Following £1.6 Million Investment

GD To Create 39 New Jobs Following £1.6 Million Investment

July 7, 2017

GD Environmental are pleased to announce new investment of circa £1.6m and expansion across our three South Wales sites aimed at growing our business and creating 39 new jobs with Welsh Government support.

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Rising Stars

Rising Stars

June 28, 2017

Here are this year's 25 Rising Stars of Welsh business - ambitious, entrepreneurial and driven to create.

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Car Scrappage: All You Need To Know

Car Scrappage: All You Need To Know

June 28, 2017

A sad day dawns when the cost of fixing your car turns out to be more than it is actually worth, at which point it may be time to take a deep breath and say ‘goodbye old friend’ to your pride and joy.

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A Question of Waste: Tackling Sport's Waste Problem

A Question of Waste: Tackling Sport's Waste Problem

June 28, 2017

The Champions League final in Cardiff a few weeks ago was phenomenal, bringing approximately 170,000 fans into the Welsh capital city, but it got us thinking. Along with the excitement and anticipation surrounding these superb events comes a serious waste issue.

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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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