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Trashmageddon – a Distant Possibility or Today’s Reality?

household waste What is Trashmageddon? Our planet is slowly dying. You don’t have to be a genius to notice the world has serious waste management problems. Nor do you have to be a rubbish removal expert in order to find the evidence... Continue reading

The Perfect Secret Santa Present for Your Office Mates

Secret Santa bearing gifts Organizational culture is quite trendy nowadays. HRs continuously bombard us with team activities. Whether it is about a simple team building, meeting or training they keep on coming up with new ideas. With Christmas approaching fast, the topic of presents... Continue reading

7 Movie-Inspired Halloween Costumes Made out of Garbage Cans

R2D2 Made From Garbage Can Wait, what? You read that right! Since, we at Rubbish Please love Halloween and rubbish, combining them makes perfect sense. These clever Halloween costumes were made using plastic and aluminium garbage cans. The final result really deserves your attention, Continue reading

The Villains Behind Cigarette Butts Litter

A pile of cigarette butts. What association do cigarette butts invoke in your mind? Is it a steaming pile nesting in an ashtray or an endless curbside litter mat? In any case, you have surely noticed those pesky filters here, there and everywhere. Beaches, city... Continue reading

Adidas Will Make Sneakers From Ocean Waste

Adidas attempts to create sneakers from ocean waste. Ocean waste is becoming a growing concern as each passing year brings about tonnes of new waste, killing hundreds of thousands sea birds and mammals. Marine ecology is heavily under siege from careless end consumers and heavy-weight manufacturing facilities alike.... Continue reading

Recycled Plastic Roads Are The Future

Plastic roads made from recycled plastic will ultimately improve waste collection. The vast majority of paved roads in the Western world, well over 80% as a matter of fact are made out of asphalt. The choice to select this particular road construction material was made long ago, certainly long before we... Continue reading

9 Surprising Materials That Can Be Recycled

9 Surprising Materials That Can Be Recycled Recyclable Materials Materials that can be recycled include many kinds of glass, paper, metal, plastic, tires, textiles and electronics. You pretty much know what recyclable materials are and how the recycling process goes thanks to our waste management glossary. Now,... Continue reading

How to Organize Your Recycling Storage at Home

How To Organize Your Recycling Storage At Home A Plan, Free Space and Recycle Containers For Home Use Around Rubbish Please, we take recycling very seriously and being eco-friendly is not just part of our job. All these years of experience in the rubbish removal business has thought... Continue reading

Giant Sculptures from Scrap Wood

Hector Protector: scrap wood sculture by Thomas Dambo What is a pile of scrap wood for you? Rubbish? Well, for the Danish artist, Thomas Dambo, it’s a great resource for a sculpture, or furniture, or at least some kind of an art project. Thomas, is one of those... Continue reading

UK Food Waste: Collection and Disposal Options

food waste Food waste The best thing to do with waste is not to produce it. Unfortunately many organisations generate unavoidable wastes, including food waste. This note looks at the options for the collection of food wastes in order to reduce environmental... Continue reading