Mark parkinson recycling fridge
23 Feb 2015
Local (Wolverhampton-based) firm Aquaforce recycling act as sub-contractor to our main contractor Veolia on this job, using their local teams to collect van loads of waste fridges and freezers from all our sites every week. Fridges are considered to be hazardous waste for a variety of reasons they need to be handled with care to protect people and the planet.  Aquaforce allow us to be fully...
16 May 2014
Our local aluminium recycling plant (just up the road in Latchford, Cheshire) where all the aluminium cans, aerosols and foil you put out for our recycling collections end up are investing £6 million to expand their site and create 30 new jobs. Novelis a world leading aluminium company is increasing the plant’s capacity by more than a third, creating more than 30 new full-time roles to become...
Children recycling Easter Egg Foil
16 Apr 2014
We've been helping to spread the recycling message with children from St Laurence’s Parent and Toddlers group in Church Stretton as part of their annual Easter egg hunt this week. Its all part of our new Metal Matters campaign which encourages us all to make our 'metal matter' by recycling more of the aluminium foil, cans, tins and aerosols we use.  With a whopping 400,000 Easter Eggs set to be...
Owen Patterson with Metal Matters branding
08 Apr 2014
Owen Patterson, MP for North Shropshire and UK Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs was in Shropshire this week, to help launch our new ‘Metal Matters’ recycling campaign. The campaign which is sponsored by the metal recycling industry body Alupro and waste firm Veolia is being run for the next two months across the whole county and is co-ordinated by Shropshire Council...
steel cans are magnetic
26 Nov 2012
Every year Shrewsbury residents put out hundreds of tonnes of metal cans, tins, aerosols and tin foil in their recycling boxes for collection and people often ask what happens to this material?  Well to make collection more efficient for everyone, your metal packaging gets collected mixed with the plastics and so first it has to go to Veolia's Materials Recycling Facility near Wolverhampton to...
Metal packaging for recycling
19 Nov 2012
Metal packaging is 100% recyclable. Not just once: It can be recycled over and over again, into a huge variety of products. Every time it is recycled it saves natural resources, energy and cuts greenhouse gas emissions. Best of all, it doesn't take a lot of effort on your part to make a big difference. Evidence from around Shrewsbury shows that over 75% of residents are joining in with the...
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