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What Can Be Put into A Skip?

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Skip hire should be a straightforward way of getting rid of unwanted items in bulk. Skips can carry a diverse selection of waste, from old household furniture to garden waste and more, but sometimes it’s easy to get hung up on the specifics of what can and can’t be put into a skip. In this … Continue reading

Classification of Aggregates

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Aggregates form an essential part of many construction projects, from large scale commercial to smaller domestic works. Whether you need aggregates to form a sub-base for foundations or paving, decorative aggregates for driveways and footpaths – or simply need something to fill in unsightly holes – you should know which kind of aggregates will work … Continue reading

What is Green Waste Recycling & Why Does it Matter?

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There are numerous forms of waste and recycling methods that we need to be aware of in order to be as eco friendly as possible. You might already be on top of dry cardboard and plastic recycling, but it’s also important to keep up with your green waste recycling too. But what exactly is green … Continue reading

Why Are Aggregates Used in Concrete?

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As one of the main ingredients in concrete, the aggregates you use will influence the overall properties of the mix – from consistency and workability to strength and durability. But exactly why are aggregates used in concrete? The size, shape and amount of aggregates used in a mix are all important factors to consider, and … Continue reading

What is the Best Topsoil for Gardening?

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Topsoil is an essential ingredient for establishing and maintaining a healthy garden space. Whether you’re laying a new lawn, creating a new bedding area or planting flowers in raised garden beds, choosing unsuitable topsoil will only make your job harder. But what are the benefits of topsoil? This article should give you an idea. What … Continue reading

Gravel Or Limestone: Which One is Better?

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For many construction projects, aggregates are used as an essential building material. Often used as a sub-base material, as well as a primary material for some paving and driveway constructions, it’s important to choose the right aggregate for your needs. Limestone and gravel are two of the most popular options, but what are the benefits … Continue reading

Why Is Professional Site Clearance Important?

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Site clearance is an integral part of any construction or demolition project. Whether you’re preparing a worksite for future development or need to remove accumulated waste after the fact, you should ensure that the area is free from any hazards, obstacles or unsightly mess. One way to do this is by using a site clearance … Continue reading

Why are Recycling and Composting Worthwhile?

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Businesses and homeowners continually try to make sustainable changes to their daily routines. From the products that they buy to the methods of waste disposal they implement, there is a growing focus on being as environmentally-friendly as possible. Recycling and composting are two simple ways in which people across the country can give something back … Continue reading

How Technology is Creating Waste-fired Power Plants From Homes

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The benefits of waste management are more visible than ever, yet managing household waste still proves to be a tough skill to master. It’s a challenge to organise a strict recycling routine; wouldn’t it be easier to find a simplified method of efficient household waste disposal? With the recent development of the Home Energy Recovery … Continue reading

How Brexit Can Influence Waste & Recycling in the UK

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If there’s one topic that’s always on everyone’s lips nowadays – for better or worse – it’s Brexit. The referendum result has had a knock-on effect in all walks of life – most recently the inflation rate, which has increased to 2.9% – and the waste clearance and recycling industry is no different. But how … Continue reading

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