How to London-All about recycling in London

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Southwark Town Hall

Waste recycling may not be the easiest or economical way of garbage disposal but statistic indicates that the process is effective with most people showing the will to recycle their products. However, only 33% of the waste products is recycled with the rest been incinerated or dumped in landfills. So how do we improve our recycling techniques for better waste removal London? Here is a guideline that will see you save the environment with minimal struggle.

Domestic waste recycle

At home is where you can make a huge impact to the amount of waste recycled. Homestead waste is the second in the list of the most landfills contributor, slightly falling behind commercial waste.

Recycling requires minimal effort if you have the right disposal system. The system starts by having a place or trash bins to store recyclable items. Label the box or container to ensure that the rest of family member follow suit. Keep it close to the non-recyclable bin as an indication that recycling is easy as it is to throw away garbage.

Here are some tips for improving home recycle.

Plastic bottles are recyclable. Put them in the recyclable bin and use them when the need arises e.g. Storing water if there is rationing. Smaller containers can be used to store salads and mouthwash fluid. If you don’t find a way to use the bottle at home keeping them in the bin will ensure that your waste removal service company have a simple time recycling the bottles as they are already sorted.

Flatten your boxes before putting in the recycling bin to ensure fit in the bin. Such boxes can later be used to pack things when moving house.

We purchase newspapers on a daily basis and receive bills in the form of paper. Such paper can be recycled. Toilet rolls, drinks cartons, birthday cards and phonebook fall in this category.

Metals take decades to decompose. Any metallic waste in your house should go to the recycle bin. There are smelting companies who would pay you to get your scrap metal items. Keep them and contact such a company to empty the bin when full.

Composting kitchen waste has significant benefits to the environment. With careful selection of what you put in the composting bin or pit, you will always have fertiliser for your home garden and extra to plant trees.

It takes cooperative efforts for efficient recycling. Regularly drop your garbage at the recycling point. Such routine creates an impression that you care about the environment, and your friends will follow suit. If you find that difficult, have the waste removal company empty the bin to avoid overflowing.

The above are some of the recycling tips you can implement back at home. For commercial recycling, the government have the jurisdiction to impose penalties to those who fail to abide by environmental rules. In case a local company escape with an improper dumping of waste, take the initiative and participate in a peaceful demonstration against such malpractice.

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