Tag Archives: office WEEE

IS E-WASTE A GLOBAL PROBLEM?

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43 million tons. That is the total amount of e-waste created across the world last year, according to the UN. Kwik Sweep finds this problematic, if not scary. In fact, the same amount is predicted to rise to an estimated 55.2 million tons by 2121. Our team, which also specialises in WEEE disposal, has thus […]


WEEE PROGRESS … FINALLY!

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It’s future time! The ‘European Recycling Platform’ (ERP) has reached a significant milestone by collecting and treating more than 3 million tonnes of WEEE – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment across Europe since 2002. Though this number only equals the amount of WEEE generated by the entire European Union (EU) in one year, it still […]


LANDFILL AND PLASTIC – AN EVIL DUO

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Is the government really keen on tackling our plastic problem? We are not sure. According to the chief environment scientist of her majesty’s government, plastic waste should be sent to landfill sites until it can be mined. To us at Kwik Sweep, this is all but ideal. Our commitment to eco-friendly waste removal, collection, and […]


DEFRA Announces New WEEE Targets For 2017

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KwikSweep is one of the capital’s leading providers of WEEE disposal services for homes and businesses, so naturally we were eager to hear what the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) would set as its new WEEE targets for this year. Many (including us) will be surprised to learn that the predicted target […]


How to cut office e-waste

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E-waste is an environmental issue that concerns both households and offices but regulations mean that businesses with electrical equipment have a responsibility to get rid of it in a way that considers the environment. While the regulations in place might seem like a hassle, they don’t have to be and some simple steps can help […]


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