GD Environmental Skip Success with DIY SOS

GD Environmental Skip Success with DIY SOS

April 20, 2016

Welsh skip hire and waste management company, GD Environmental, joined forces with DIY SOS and local tradesmen to make a Monmouthshire families dream a reality.

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How Many Times Can You Recycle A...

How Many Times Can You Recycle A...

March 14, 2016

Reduce, reuse, recycle! We all know the drill – the more we recycle the better. But how many times can an item be recycled? Let’s find out.

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Inside the Fascinating World of Festival Waste Removal

Inside the Fascinating World of Festival Waste Removal

February 25, 2016

Here at GD Environmental, we’re used to removing domestic and commercial waste. And we recycle more than 95% of it! But what happens at major events where there are hundreds of thousands of attendees, like festivals. How is the waste removed?

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20 Weird and Wonderful Things You Would Never Think of Recycling But Can

20 Weird and Wonderful Things You Would Never Think of Recycling But Can

February 24, 2016

From kitchen roll to teabags, cardboard boxes to plastic bottles, we all know that we can recycle most of our everyday food packaging waste. But we bet we know of a few things you can recycle, that you never even considered!

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Be Crafty With Your Recycling This Half Term!

Be Crafty With Your Recycling This Half Term!

February 17, 2016

Why not educate your child on sustainability and keep them busy this half term by creating kid-friendly arty crafts!

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Launching Waste Management in Llanelli

Launching Waste Management in Llanelli

February 16, 2016

Celebrating another year of company growth, join us and the Minister of Economy, Science and Transport, for the official re-launch of our Llanelli site.

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What Lurks Underground? The Sewage Networks We Don’t See

What Lurks Underground? The Sewage Networks We Don’t See

January 14, 2016

Out of sight-out, out of mind, as the old adage goes. But if you take a closer look at what lies beneath, you may start to see the world slightly differently. Here we investigate the underground drainage and sewerage systems that hide beneath our streets.

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Drain Surveys and a New Home: Your Questions Answered

Drain Surveys and a New Home: Your Questions Answered

January 14, 2016

Drainage surveys are becoming an increasingly important consideration when buying a property within the UK. In fact, many building surveyors are now recommending that home buyers invest in drainage surveys, which are to be carried out by certified drain surveyors, prior to the exchange of contracts. Failure to do so could mean an array of issues and expenses could come flooding in!

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Business Cesspit Use: Which Industries Use Septic Tanks?

Business Cesspit Use: Which Industries Use Septic Tanks?

January 13, 2016

Its not just rural home owners that rely on cesspit or septic tanks to dispose of their household waste, take a look at some of the business that also operate using these 'off the mains' waste disposal systems

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The Weirdest Things Ever Found in Drains

The Weirdest Things Ever Found in Drains

January 4, 2016

Keeping our home pipes and drains running smoothly is something that we take for granted, but something we heavily rely on to ensure a happy home. We all know that we shouldn’t put certain things down the drain, from sanitary items to fats and oils from the kitchen, however when it comes to drain blockages there has been some surprising discoveries.

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When Being Green Goes Yellow: Pee-Cycling

When Being Green Goes Yellow: Pee-Cycling

December 24, 2015

Okay… not that this may be to everyone’s taste (as some do drink the stuff!) but as we want to encourage our readers to re-use and recycle what they can. And this being a waste we all produce, let’s discover the weird and wonderful uses for our recycled urine.

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Euro Trash!

Euro Trash!

December 9, 2015

Unfortunately, it’s not just the singing contest in which we Brits seem to be no match for our neighbouring European countries, but also sustainable waste management and our recycling efforts. This blog takes a look around the continent at some countries battling it out for the recycling top spot.

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