Dry mixed recycling (DMR) is the established system of recycling collection across the UK. DMR involves placing clean dry recyclables such as paper, cardboard, cans and plastic, into one recycling container, before being picked up and separated at a recycling plant.
COP26 is under way in Glasgow, but what is it and why is this conference so important? COPS or Conference of Parties have been running since 1994 when the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was signed. This is the 26th COP to take place and building on the agreements made at COP21 it’s…
At Changeworks Recycling, we know the true expense of commercial waste – it could be costing your business (and the environment) more than you think.
Secure shredding is essential for virtually all types of business, from SMEs to large corporations. That’s because every business produces confidential waste – and if you want to fully protect data belonging to you, your customers and your employees, secure shredding is vital.
There’s so much information out there about recycling that it’s become very confusing for people and businesses to know what they can and cannot recycle. The amount of misinformation out there leads people to recycle wrongly or even not at all in an office setting – and that’s just not good enough!
The Scottish Government recently unveiled plans for the introduction of a new Circular Economy Bill as part of its aim of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2045. This bill aims to change attitudes towards waste and tackle Scotland’s ‘throwaway culture.’
Regulations surrounding data protection and privacy, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), mean that businesses have a duty to protect their sensitive information. By using a secure shredding service such as Changeworks Confidential, businesses can meet these regulations while ensuring both they and their customers are protected.
As a country, we are becoming much more environmentally aware as programmes such as David Attenborough’s Blue Planet shine a light on just how fragile our planet is becoming, as well as the growing influence of activist groups such as Extinction Rebellion. Individuals and businesses alike have a responsibility to do more.
Every business, large or small, will produce documents that need to be shredded. The question is: what documents should be shredded?
Scotland is a land of myths and legends, from the Loch Ness Monster to the ghosts that roam the streets of Edinburgh. At Changeworks Recycling, we have found that the world of recycling is no different and over the years many myths have developed, some more damaging than others.