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Polythene Sheeting, a Versatile Product

January 29th 2018

Polythene sheeting is a plastic film made from petroleum (you may also hear it referred to as polyethylene sheeting, poly sheeting, plastic sheeting, plastic film and poly film). It’s an incredibly versatile product used in a wide range of applications.

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Where did Father Christmas come from?

December 11th 2017

Nowadays most people consider Father Christmas and Santa Claus to be different names for the same person, with Father Christmas tending to be more UK-centric while Santa is more commonly used in the US. However these two have very different histories, which have only recently converged.

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Offensive Waste Disposal of Non-Clinical Waste

November 3rd 2017

The government website describes Offensive Waste as non-clinical waste that’s non-infectious and doesn’t contain pharmaceutical or chemical substances, but may be unpleasant to anyone who comes into contact with it. Offensive waste is further divided into two types, healthcare offensive waste and municipal offensive waste.

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How are Polythene bags made?

September 19th 2017

The plastic bags people are most familiar with are generally made from polyethylene. This consists of long chains of ethylene monomers which are derived from natural gas and petroleum. The polyethylene used for plastic bags can be low density, mid density or high density and further additives can be used to add tints, etc.

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Polythene Waste Sacks for Clearance Companies

July 21st 2017

Recycling has had to become part of our everyday lives. It’s one the easiest ways we can reduce our impact on the environment and few people would dispute that it’s ‘the right thing to do’. However there are still a lot of people who see recycling as an inconvenience and too much effort and unless waste clearance companies make it as easy as possible to recycle there will continue to be far too much going into landfill.

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The Rise and Rise of the Budget Supermarket

June 22nd 2017

For many decades, the landscape when it came to supermarket shopping in Britain was largely unchanging. The vast majority of people would regularly shop at one of the big four supermarkets of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda or Morrison’s, whilst a small sector of society favoured higher end alternatives such as Waitrose or Marks & Spencer’s.

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Biodegradeable and Compostable, what are they in relation to polythene?

May 24th 2017

Plastics are versatile and cheap materials which are used in a huge variety of different ways in modern life. Comparatively strong whilst being light and flexible, the synthetic chemicals are utilised in everything from packaging to furniture production.

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Why Use Scented Polythene Bags for your Business?

April 26th 2017

No matter what the exact nature of your business is, you are likely to produce a fair degree of waste and rubbish. Some businesses, such as those involved in food production or service, obviously produce far more but it is true of all companies that waste disposal is a crucial issue to address.

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Everything you Need to Know About Newt Fencing

March 15th 2017

If you’ve ever visited or walked past a construction site in a rural area or driven along a busy road through the British countryside, the chances are that you will have seen newt fencing. You might even have spent a moment or two wondering about what it is and what exactly it’s for. If that is the case, you will find all of the answers you could possibly want regarding what newt fencing is and why it’s important, right here.

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Reducing and disposing of food waste

February 15th 2017

Food waste is a big problem in the UK, with the advent of cheaper food and shopping on a less frequent basis we are throwing away more and more food. In an ideal world we would all shop on a frequent basis, purchasing the exact quantity that we need, but in a culture of a time poor population is this really realistic?

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