Human Extinction On The Agenda

According to experts, plastic pollution will have a catastrophic impact on the human race if change isn’t made immediately. This news comes as a result of the evidence gathered during the Volvo Ocean Race – an extreme sailing event that happened around the world, during which samples were taken from every part of the ocean, …..

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It’s a good job you don’t live here!

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if fines were introduced for individuals who have been caught still using single-use plastic including plates, cups and utensils? That’s exactly what has happened at an island off the east coast of Italy named Isole Tremiti – an archipelago. Beginning from May 1st 2018, anyone caught using plastic dining items is …..

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Ideas for solving your plastic problems

There has been so many views articles appearing lately about plastic pollution and all of the things that companies are doing to eliminate the scale pollution that plastic actually causes – but can we actually live without plastic? Every person in the world comes into contact with plastic on a daily basis, or uses or …..

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Football joins the latest plastic prevention trend

In a week that saw over forty large-scale multinational companies create a pact against plastic, Sky and the Premier League have announced a partnership aiming to raise awareness of all current environmental issues caused by single-use plastic, hoping to inspire Premier League clubs and supporters to live a life without single-use plastics. The Premier League …..

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A plastic pact

All of a sudden it seems like plastic has become a huge problem. Despite the fact that plastic pollution has been ongoing for decades. Following the recent discovery of a plastic eating enzyme, a mass move against the use of plastic straws and rumors of a bottle return scheme, more large-scale companies have signed up …..

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The Final Straw

In the same week that scientists have discovered an enzyme that eats plastic, the UK is now expecting to be hit by a complete wipe-out of plastic straws and cotton buds. Nearly 8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown away every year, and i’m sure you’ve all seen the images and videos available online showing the …..

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The next big hope for recycling

Remanufacturing is one way of reducing our overwhelming need for new plastic to be made, thus reducing the amount of plastic that is recycled and sent to landfills, or thrown away into the sea. But what if we could actually make the plastic disappear without putting it in the ground or chucking it into the …..

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Are you recycling correctly?

Many of us think we know what recycling is and how to do it. However we find ourselves recycling the wrong things altogether. The worst part is, that it’s costing the taxpayer more than £500,000 each year. Why does this happen, you might be wondering? Well, just 1% of recycling waste being contaminated with wrong …..

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Seven reasons to boot single-use plastic

Single-use plastic is simply everywhere. We find ourselves not being able to live without it. For example, that lunch you eat on the go with your plastic cutlery, that straw you use for your drink from your fast-food, that cling film you use to wrap up leftovers, and of course the majority of supermarket packaging. …..

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How much plastic do you drink per day?

How much plastic do you drink per day? Yes, you read that correctly. Normally we are advised to watch how much water we drink per day. Too little can lead to dehydration and therefore stress, as well as lack of performance within your everyday life. However, we now have to be aware of how much …..

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Green Is Good

Broccoli, apples, grapes, cucumber… our remanufactured toner cartridges. Just a few things that are good for you! Although we don’t recommend eating the latter. Today’s society has a green approach towards anything and everything – in fact, it isn’t just an approach, its an expectation, and there are no exceptions for businesses – particularly those …..

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Tips and tricks for boosting your CSR

As we all know, recycling is a legal requirement for all organisations that are suppliers of electronic and electrical waste, no matter how you market or sell your products – YOU are responsible. Are you aware of your businesses responsibilities? Even though we’d like to, we’re not here to shove more information about responsibilities and …..

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Recycling is your responsibility

Here’s a not-so-friendly reminder that recycling is your responsibility – DO IT!!! As often as we can, we’re trying to promote the idea that recycling is your responsibility. Imagine if we all tried to pass it off as something that wasn’t our problem to deal with. If we think it’s something that we can leave …..

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What is WEEE?

WEEE stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Anything that requires batteries or a plug to operate is classified as Electrical or Electronic. WEEE is the fastest growing waste stream; around 1 million tonnes of WEEE is thrown away in the UK every year. In the UK we purchase around 22.5 million phones every year. These …..

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We’re Now A Microsoft Registered Refurbisher

Safe and secure decommission of used IT Resources ECS The Greener Side is now part of the Microsoft Registered Refurbisher Scheme. Microsoft created the Microsoft Registered Refurbisher program to increase the number of affordable and usable PCs across the globe. To accomplish this, organizations supply refurbishers with decommissioned PCs that may otherwise have been destined …..

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