Newsletter – June 2013
The Waste Hierarchy: Did You Know It’s Your Duty
Organisations have a clear mandate to apply the waste hierarchy within their operations however, many businesses and local authorities in our experience are falling short.
The Waste Hierarchy regulation was brought into force in 2011. It applies to the following businesses and local authorities;
Due to the increase in Data Theft over the pass few years, we have notice more and more businesses are holding onto the hard drives for PC’s/Servers to be recycled.
We recently came across a company which had been storing their hard drives for the last fifteen years and totaled approximately two hundred and thirty in all. This was because the Directors where worried about the data falling into the wrong hands.
1 ) Recycling 1 tonne of Aluminium saves extracting 4 tonnes of bauxite.
2 ) Making new steel from old scrap steel offers up to a 75% energy saving.
3 ) Each tonne of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 4000Kw of energy and 7000 gallons of water.
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