Tag Archives: UK recycling

OUR WORST RECYCLING MISTAKES

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Nobody’s perfect. We all make mistakes. Yet, we dislike admitting them. This is why we barely ever talk about recycling mistakes. Kwik Sweep, a leader in waste collection and removal in London, is here to break this silence. In a recent survey of more than 2,000 Brits, not one person surveyed was capable of completing […]


IS THE FUTURE OF RECYCLING IN DANGER?

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British councils may refuse to recycle plastic and raise taxes as a result of a Chinese ban on imported recycled waste. Years of recycling progress in the UK are under threat, as the decision may lead to millions of tonnes of plastic waste heading to landfill. Britain, in fact, sends around two-thirds of its plastic […]


SIX REASONS WHY LONDON NEEDS RECYCLING

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On average, only around 30% of household waste in London goes for recycling. KwikSweep is here to invert this trend. And here is why.   Landfill taxes are expensive. Recycling is not. In London, landfill taxes cost citizens around £300m a year. Recycling, on the other hand, is cheap. Using recycled aluminium is twice as […]


THE BENEFITS OF RECYLCING… PAPER

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Of all materials, paper is the easiest to recycle. In Britain alone, for instance, over 70 per cent of it is reused. Today, it takes a mere 7 days for a recycled newspaper to come back as a newspaper again. Why, then, do we still send paper to landfill? The answer is easy. We struggle […]


The KwikSweep APP Wins Two Categories at National Recycling Awards

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Here at KwikSweep, it’s time to celebrate! The team is excited to announce it has won two categories at this year’s prestigious National Recycling Awards! KwikSweep has topped competition from a host of industry leaders, and has taken home awards for best “Communications” and “Waste Prevention” in the private sector. With these awards, KwikSweep has […]


THE FUTURE OF RECYCLING: WHAT WE OUGHT TO EXPECT

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From turning waste into energy to making composting compulsory, our attitudes to rubbish are set to change, whether we like it or not. Soon, long gone will be the days of black bags, disposable products, and non-recyclable materials. Waste management is about to change! Here are our top six predictions for the future of recycling. […]


Coffee Cup Recycling Scheme Launches In London

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KwikSweep was thrilled to hear about the launch of the UK’s biggest ever coffee cup recycling scheme this month. We are committed to increasing recycling rates and disposing of waste responsibly, and it’s wonderful to learn that others are taking it as seriously as we are! The brand new scheme aims to boost recycling rates […]


The guide to recycling at home

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A survey has found that Brits are confused about what can and cannot be recycled but while different polices have left many puzzled there’s still an appetite for disposing of waste in a responsible manner. By the end of the decade the UK aims to recycle half of all household waste and greater understanding around […]


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