Author: rmlwaste

What Do the Different Plastic Recycling Symbols Mean?

Have you ever looked at plastic products and wondered what all the different symbols mean? You’ll often see a number in what looks like a recycling logo; this is known as a Plastic Resin Identification or plastic resin code. The world generates 381 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, all of which falls into one of these…

What is the Waste Hierarchy?

The waste hierarchy is a simple ranking system used for the different waste management options according to which is the best for the environment. The most preferred option is to prevent waste, and the least preferred choice is disposal in landfill sites. Prevention The idea of avoiding things becoming waste in the first place is essential and…

UK Skip Size Guide

Skips come in all shapes and sizes, so there is definitely one out there for you, but with a large amount of choice out there it is easy to get it wrong. In the UK skips range from 2 cubic yards all the way up to 40 cubic yards to dispose of all types and…

What is Dry Mixed Recycling and Why it’s Important for Businesses?

Dry mixed recycling is a simple and cost-effective solution for any company, school or organisation to embrace recycling and become more eco friendly. Collection of dry mixed recycling skip at a customers siteWhat is Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)?Dry mixed recycling, or DMR as it’s regularly known, is an “all-in-one” recycling solution to make recycling at…