How recycling helps the community

How recycling helps the community

February 1, 2017

From environmentally friendly dry waste disposal through to plastic recycling, adopting a 'green' approach to waste management does more than just save the planet - it also has benefits for local communities in Wales.

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The benefits of recycling plastic to the economy

The benefits of recycling plastic to the economy

January 26, 2017

With much of our used plastic ending up in landfill sites, it's vital we dispose of it properly - and not just because doing so has a positive impact on the environment. It's no secret that recycling plastic is an important step to going green - but it's great for the economy too.

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5 ways to make money from your scrap metal

5 ways to make money from your scrap metal

January 18, 2017

If you're looking for a fast and easy way to make some extra cash, selling scrap metal is a good choice. Any appliance, object, or machine can be scrap metal even if it is damaged or no longer functional, it still contains valuable metal. Most scrap yards and recycling facilities will pay you good money for scrap metal.

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Why recycle waste materials

Why recycle waste materials

January 18, 2017

Each year, the UK produces a whopping 290 million tonnes of waste. This incredible amount can have severe effects on the environment, which is why we should all be thinking about how to manage our waste effectively.Much of the waste we produce is dumped in landfill sites, which can pollute soil and water and cause great harm to wildlife and animals.

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How to scrap your car in three simple steps

How to scrap your car in three simple steps

December 8, 2016

It can be a sad day when your car finally comes to the end of the road (quite literally). For most, the next step is to scrap it, but how do you go about getting the best deal?

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Why you should never throw away your precious metals

Why you should never throw away your precious metals

December 6, 2016

Precious metals don't grow on trees, and yet many of us are carelessly sending precious metals to landfill every year. You may already know about GD Environmental's generous rebate on scrap metals such as copper and steel, but are you aware of all the precious metals hiding away in your electronic goods?

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The top 4 invasive plants and what to do with them

The top 4 invasive plants and what to do with them

December 5, 2016

The UK has a considerable problem with invasive plants. Most of these plants have been brought over to the UK either for their exotic nature and natural beauty by well-meaning traders or simply by accident

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Choosing the right size skip

Choosing the right size skip

December 2, 2016

So you need to hire a skip. What size skip should you order? A common mistake is to underestimate the amount of waste that you are looking for us to take away. This means that you end up with a skip that is far too small to do the job, leaving the skip to become overfilled.

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What's the main cause of your blocked drains?

What's the main cause of your blocked drains?

November 29, 2016

There are lots of things that can cause a blocked drain, depending on where the drain is. Although a blocked drain is a common problem, it's important to get it fixed immediately to prevent more costly and time-consuming problems from occurring...

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Where is the best place to put your skip?

Where is the best place to put your skip?

November 22, 2016

Hiring a skip is a convenient way to clear out rubbish or when having renovation work. You'll need to decide where to place the skip before the skip lorry arrives, here are a few things to consider.

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How plastic is recycled

How plastic is recycled

November 16, 2016

Whilst people will happily sort their cardboard from their tin cans, there's a common misconception that plastic can't be recycled. Many actually think that plastic is simply destined for a landfill site...

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Asbestos in Cardiff

Asbestos in Cardiff

November 11, 2016

Cardiff is serious about its asbestos removal, and it needs to be. The Housing and Neighbourhood Renewal (HANR) section of Cardiff City Council has already dealt with around 12,000 asbestos surveys within the Cardiff area, which speaks volumes about the potential severity of the issue...

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