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Disposal – unfortunately there are some items that cannot be recycled, reused or upcycled.   This page aims to be a guide to how best to dispose of those items as ecologically as possible,  with information about the latest rulings and government guidelines.  The aim is of course to send as little as possible to landfill,  most things have a few parts that are recyclable but the method of manufacture may have made it difficult and expensive to dismantle for recycling – child car seats, helmets or other personal protection gear fall into this category.  


 

Cat Litter

Advice from the Environment Agency about cat litter suggests that householders should carefully wrap any pet waste and place it in the domestic refuse. There are various brands of biodegradable litter available on the market, so this could be composted … Read more

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Dispose of Old Dentures

Dentures or False Teeth may seem an odd thing want to recycle, but they are made from plastic after all. It’s a question we have been asked several times and it took a while for the answer to come to … Read more

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Personal Safety Equipment

Child Car Seats, Cycle Helmets, Motorcycle Helmets etc Safety equipment should not be resold or reused in case it has been damaged in an accident and no longer affords sufficient protection for the wearer or user. In addition, regulations stipulate … Read more

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