Blog: Recycling

Planning a more active role in EfW

TJ is committed to doing everything possible to divert waste from landfill; we currently strive to recycle up to 100% of the waste we handle by utilising a range of methods. The avenues we already use include directing recyclable materials down the various appropriate routes (paper, cardboard, glass, aerosols, plastic bottles etc), repurposing building waste […]

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Top tips to make your business more eco friendly

Do you ever throw a plastic bottle or metal can into a general waste bin without a second thought? Or perhaps you do feel a twinge of guilt as you know the item should really be going into a recycling bin… Now’s the time to make a change! As the population grows year on year, […]

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10 reasons to go for skip hire

Skips are great for domestic and commercial projects and the ideal commercial waste management solution when used regularly on-site. They are versatile and come in a range of sizes to suit varying amounts and types of waste. For home projects, whether they are being carried out as a DIY project or completed by a professional, […]

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5 top tips for successful waste management

All companies, big and small, must have plans in place to manage their waste to ensure it is disposed of correctly and that they are abiding by the law. Businesses have a legal responsibility under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and other related legislation to safely contain and legally dispose of any waste produced by […]

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7 surprising things that can be recycled…

In a world where we are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental impact of sending waste to landfill, recycling practices have never been more important. We must all be sure to recycle all of our household items in our dedicated recycling bins and we must also do this in our workplaces too. Paper, card, plastic […]

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Our guide to disposing of hazardous waste

There are many items and materials that we use in our everyday lives and in the construction of our homes and commercial buildings, which once no longer needed, become hazardous materials. If these items are not handled and dealt with in the correct way, there could be health implications for those handling them and legal […]

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Recycling worksheet for kids

Are you home schooling your kids during the COVID-19 pandemic? Why not try our fun recycling worksheet? It’s entertaining as well as informative! Suitable for Primary-aged children. Simply print out the pdf and get started! DOWNLOAD AND PRINT! TJ Waste provides a range of waste and recycling services, such as skip hire, grab hire, commercial […]

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10 shocking facts about waste

The UK waste industry faces greater challenges each year as the population grows. We’re producing more and more waste but we’re also striving to manage the processes in better ways to limit the impact on our environment. Read on to discover 10 shocking waste facts that will blow your mind… 1. Each person in the […]

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