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Reducing litter: recycling and non-recycling bins for your public spaces

Reducing litter: recycling and non-recycling bins for your public spaces

Litter is an ever-present problem for councils and local authorities as well as an eyesore for residents. Many local councils invest a significant portion of their budget in collecting litter as well as clearing up areas where litter s regularly dropped. Of course, prevention is better than cure, but there’s no easy or quick solution to the litter issue. It’s a matter of long-term planning and strategy, as well as educating people and providing the right facilities which make it easier for people to dispose of their litter responsibly.

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2019 Britain in Bloom finalists announced

2019 Britain in Bloom finalists announced

The finalists in this year’s annual Britain in Bloom competition, now in its 55th year, have been announced by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Improving recycling in 2019 and beyond

Improving recycling in 2019 and beyond

At Amberol we are committed to helping improve on-the-go recycling rates with our versatile range of WRAP-approved indoor and outdoor recycling bins. However, although it’s very important to recycle when out and about, most waste is generated at home. With this in mind, we are pleased to see the new plans outlined in the government’s Resources and waste strategy for England.

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What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

All plants and flowers may be beautiful, but just like clothes, food and interiors, fashions come and go when it comes to gardening. Here we take a look at some of the top trends for 2019….

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What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

All plants and flowers may be beautiful, but just like clothes, food and interiors, fashions come and go when it comes to gardening. Here we take a look at some of the top trends for 2019….

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Keeping our public spaces tidy in 2019

Keeping our public spaces tidy in 2019

The dropping and non-segregation of litter on the streets of the UK continues to be an expensive problem for many councils. John Read, the founder of Clean Up Britain recently highlighted the problem of cash-strapped councils being forced to waste millions on clearing up litter. He said, “Councils are currently spending £800 million a year on clearing up litter, including £200, 000 spent by Warwick District Council, which is an obscene amount of wasted money when most councils are semi-bankrupt.”

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Green Christmas

Green Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year but present buying, house decorating and increased consumption of food and drink means that the amount of waste we produce increases dramatically.

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