Interesting Waste & Recycling Facts;
- Up to 60% of the rubbish that ends up in the dustbin could be recycled.
- Recycling 1 ton of paper saves the equivalent of 7,000 gallons of water.
- The unreleased energy contained in the average dustbin each year could power a television for 5,000 hours.
- It takes 24 trees to make 1 ton of newspaper.
- 275,000 tonnes of plastic are used each year in the UK, that’s about 15 million bottles per day.
- The largest lake in the Britain could be filled with rubbish from the UK in 8 months.
- As much as 50% of waste in the average dustbin could be composted.
- Up to 80% of a vehicle can be recycled.
- 9 out of 10 people would recycle more if it were made easier.
At ALLEN & YORK we......
- Recycle 95% of our plasticbottles and containers, tins, cardboard and paper.
- Recycle our old PCs to the Green Disposal company
- Compost our kitchen waste into an on-site wormery.