Category: rubbish statistics

No 1 Junk Street Halloween Costume Plastic Pollution

Spooky Synthetics: Halloween Costumes & Plastic Pollution

Here at No 1 Junk Street, we’re always trying to stay ahead of the game with rubbish removal. Our efficient methods, professional manner and wealth of experience help us tackle any type of rubbish removal requirement but there are some occasions that can present us with new challenges. London, and the rest of the world […]

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No 1 Junk Street Where Does Trash Go

Beyond the Bin: Where Does London’s Rubbish Go?

Here at No 1 Junk Street, we focus on cleaning up London, but many people are left wondering where the clean-up efforts go. Recycling, business rubbish & domestic garbage; each type of refuse requires a different kind of rubbish removal, no matter where you go in the world, and London is no exception.   ‘Out […]

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How to Segregate Waste at Home

Waste & Recycling In The UK (Infographic)

Back in February 2018, 18 environmental organisations strongly urged the UK Government to deal with the growing rubbish problem in the UK, better phrased as the “packaging waste mountain”, by setting legally binding targets, following new waste and recycling figures that were published by Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Several campaigners from groups […]

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20 Shocking Facts About Waste and Recycling

As we all know, recycling reduces the amount of waste that is sent to landfill, omits less pollution, creates new jobs, saves energy whilst conserving resources including wood and water… so why aren’t we taking it more seriously?In 2015, household waste recycling dropped to 44.3% which means over half of the rubbish we generate was […]

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