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London Hot Air Balloon Regatta – 2020 Festival

London Hot Air Balloon Regatta – 2020 Festival

London Hot Air Balloon Festival - 2020 (Please note that we're not affiliated with this event - We just love hot air balloons!) At Metro Waste, we're normally up with the lark working hard clearing London's waste but even we'll have to get up early if we want to catch...

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Real vs Fake Christmas Trees – Which is Best?

Real vs Fake Christmas Trees – Which is Best?

OK, it's nearly Christmas for those that celebrate it. If you do, you're probably thinking of moving all that loft junk out of the way once again and digging the fake tree out for yet another year. Alternatively, you may choose to go on the hunt in London for a real...

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Recycling and Waste Management Options in London

Recycling and Waste Management Options in London

London is a big city with a lot of people in it. That being the case, the city also produces a great deal of rubbish. No surprise there! As we become increasingly aware of the waste that we create and its impact on both the planet and the resources at our disposal, we...

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What’s on at Battersea Coaling Jetty?

What’s on at Battersea Coaling Jetty?

Since we're based in Battersea the area has a special affinity for us. After writing about the history of the iconic Power Station which dominates the Battersea skyline, we thought we'd let you know that Battersea Power Station's Coaling Jetty is now open to the...

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Should I crush cans for recycling?

Should I crush cans for recycling?

Image by BRRT from Pixabay It may seem like an odd question as you'd think the answer would be self-evident. I mean, why on earth wouldn't you crush a can before throwing it in the recycling bin? For one, it saves on space; if you use a lot of tin cans and plastic...

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History of Waste Management

History of Waste Management

All living things produce waste, even plants. In particular, where there are humans, there's waste material. For as long as we've been around on this planet, we've made a habit of generating piles of unwanted garbage. As we're essentially social creatures who tend to...

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Jimmy and Nellie and the Go Green Team

Jimmy and Nellie and the Go Green Team

Waste Recycling and Environmental Pollution Admittedly, there has been some progress in more recent times but there is still a monumental mountain to climb. Fortunately for us, our younger generation are now far more aware of the problem than ever before so it's...

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Why are London Black Cabs Exempt From ULEZ?

Why are London Black Cabs Exempt From ULEZ?

With the current air quality crisis in London and the new ULEZ (Ultra Low Emissions Zone) regulations that have recently come into force in April 2019, many people are asking why London's iconic 'black cabs' are still exempt from the charge. According to Transport for...

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What Are Nurdles?

What Are Nurdles?

Nurdles - They sound kinda cute don't they. Perhaps they're a new, lovable cartoon family on CBeebies or a tasty 60-second microwave treat? Well, no... Despite the rather appealing name, they're anything but cute and lovable. They are in fact the bigger brother of...

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