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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Asbestos Clearance In Cardiff

Asbestos Clearance In Cardiff

November 7, 2016

As with many urban centres in the UK, Cardiff operates a responsible public policy when it comes to asbestos removal.

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Taking care of your cesspit

Taking care of your cesspit

November 4, 2016

Do you want to escape to the country? Then you'll need to be aware of how a cesspit works and how to look after it. Many rural areas are not on mains drainage, so cesspits and septic tanks provide the solution.

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20 Random Recycling Facts

20 Random Recycling Facts

May 19, 2016

Whether you’re an eco-newbie looking to learn more about going green or you want to absorb a few facts to impress your boss, you’ll find some interesting facts on all kinds of recycling in our extensive list below. Did you know…

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The Lifecycle of a Standard Drinks Can

The Lifecycle of a Standard Drinks Can

May 16, 2016

When you pop into your local corner shop and pick up a can of cola or add a four pack of beer into your trolley at the local supermarket, it is unlikely that you’d think about how these aluminium cans were made. But did you know, you could be drinking from a can that has been recycled dozens of times?

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The Ancient History of Cesspits

The Ancient History of Cesspits

May 3, 2016

Discover how the study of waste management history has provided us with valuable insight into our past diet and lifestyle, with this informative blog post.

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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 family's 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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