September 2017 - Blog
Friday 29th September 2017Why recycle glass? The answer is clear…. Glass is one of the simplest materials to recycle, there is no limit to the number of times a glass bottle can be sorted, crushed, melted and made back into a new bottle. There are also a number of environmental benefits to recycling glass.
Thursday 28th September 2017It’s among the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases, uses huge amounts of water and energy in its industrial process and is a major contributor to landfill. The paper and pulp industry is one of our planet’s biggest threats - and yet many businesses still aren’t taking the necessary eco-friendly steps. Paper Round is trying to educate UK businesses on how to use paper responsibly. Like the switch to eco-friendly light bulbs, it’s high-time we all joined the responsible paper revolution. It’s time to ask yourself: are you doing all you can?
Wednesday 27th September 2017This Recycle Week we are asking you to think about the food that you might waste and what actually happens to it.
Tuesday 26th September 2017Plastic is one of the most popular and versatile materials of modern times. In the UK alone we use more than 35 million plastic bottles every day, according to Recycle Now. With only an estimated 19 million recycled currently. And this is just plastic bottles…
Monday 25th September 2017Looking around our offices, homes or indeed local infrastructure we see metal everywhere. From using an aerosol can in the morning for deodorant; to the tin of beans for lunch; to driving home and having the luxury of street lamps to guide our way.
Monday 25th September 2017Paper Round has been chosen by Heart of London to be one of two preferred supplier for commercial waste and recycling.
Friday 22nd September 2017Paper Round were recently invited to volunteer for ZSL London. A Group of Lucky volunteers helped prepare barrels of browse silage to feed animals such as giraffes, opaki, gorillas and columbas monkeys.
Friday 1st September 2017Zero waste week is running in the first full week of September. It’s a great opportunity to engage employees about the environment and start changing habits.