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Recycle More,

Published on October 21, 2015 By administrator

It is important that you recycle what you can not just your gadgets & electronical devices Everyone in Ireland generates 37kg in plastic packaging waste annually — the equivalent weight of 80 rugby balls. Ireland’s largest annual recycling awareness week took place last week and recycling organisation Repak says it wants everyone to play their [...]

How Hip Replacements Can end up in Jet Engines

Published on October 6, 2015 By administrator

OrthoMetals is working with more than half of the UK’s crematoriums to melt down and sell on replacement hips and knee joints Our bodies might not live forever, but the prospect of an afterlife beckons for the metal hips or knees we might be carrying. The recycling of prosthetics such as titanium hip replacements and [...]

Can Recycling Facts and Figures

Published on July 31, 2015 By administrator

Steel and aluminium were being collected to melt down for re-manufacture long before the term ‘recycling’ was invented. Recycled metal has exactly the same properties as virgin material – but takes less than 25 per cent of the energy to produce. – Ireland places over 500 million drinks onto the market cans every year. More [...]