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How to reduce waste at Christmas

At Yorwaste, we’re as committed to reducing waste as we are recycling it. Christmas is a time for mass consumption – the value of seasonal sales is forecasted to be £82 billion in December 2022, the highest in Europe. With...

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10 Ways to Manage Commercial Waste in Retail

Looking to reduce waste in the retail sector? We have you covered. When it comes to retail waste, packaging is one of the main culprits, ranging from cardboard to single-use plastics. That goes without mentioning things like food waste...

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Generating Energy From Waste: The Facts

For organisations and individuals alike, avoiding and reducing waste are critical when it comes to significantly reducing carbon footprints and creating a more sustainable environment. However, when solid waste must be generated and cannot possibly be reused or recycled,...

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Tips to Prepare Waste for Recycling

Though it may seem like a simple task, recycling can feel extremely complicated at times. With dozens of rules and complications thrown into the mix, it can be stressful to make the right decisions. Often, this results in people...

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FIVE Fascinating Facts About Our Commercial Waste Bins

Most commercial businesses generate waste and therefore need bins to accommodate this. In fact, for many businesses, waste management is the second biggest outlay after energy. There are many factors that will affect the ultimate waste management solution for...

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How to choose the right waste management service company for you

When it comes to commercial waste management services, every business deserves a smooth, efficient, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective service. With many companies experiencing the ongoing effects of the pandemic, these things matter even more, so we’ve created this impartial guide...

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Make Going-Green Your Goal for 2023

  Research published last January revealed that 1 in 6 people wanted to live more sustainably. Recycling plays a huge part of a sustainable lifestyle, but ‘wishcycling’, AKA, disposing of reprocessable waste incorrectly, can actually have the opposite effect,...

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