Thursday 26 December 2013

Importance of Environment Recycling

Because of the spreading awareness and so many campaigns to make us aware of the benefits and the need for recycling, people are actually taking this option very seriously. Recycling is one process that needs to be done constantly. Well, recycling can be started anywhere, be it your house or your work place.

Here are a few tips to recycle at your office:

 - Know what can you recycle:

Firstly, there is a lot of paper that is used in all offices. There are a lot of junk mails that you receive. You can sort all your junk mail and put it up for recycling instead of simply throwing it in the trash. Office paper, the white high grade one, mixed papers like newsletters, leaflets, newspapers, envelopes, pamphlets can also be recycled. Books, brochures, magazines and booklets are also ideal to be put through this procedure. Apart from the paper waste, there are many plastic and glass materials and things that can be recycled instead of being disposed off. Also, your office might be using a lot of printer cartridges, plastic bottles, electrical equipments which need not be merely thrown away. There are a lot of metal products like office stationeries, food tins, drinking cans, etc. That can be sent to the recycling centres for scrap metal recycling.

 - Why to Recycle?

Well, it is an easy task. Moreover, it saves a lot of space which can be constructively used. Also, a lot of clutter is significantly reduced. Apart from this, it gives a good feeling to be working towards the betterment of the environment.

Recycling is a very cost effective procedure. Selling of scrap metal can earn your business some extra income. Also, it is a noble way to protect the environment. So, start making your employees aware about this process and begin recycling at your work place today.

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Top 10 Waste Management Tips

Every year, a lot of waste is produced by each household. Dubai really needs to control the amount of waste generated on a regular basis. While it is not a rocket science, here are a few tips that can be used to control high levels of wastage:

1. Buy goods that are recyclable and also have recyclable packaging.

2. Go for eco-friendly goods so that even when they are dumped, they do not harm the environment in any form.

3. Reduce the usage of materials like plastics; they cannot be recycled easily. Switch to paper products instead.

4. Use recycled paper; it saves a lot of trees, thus benefitting the environment.
Top Ten Waste Management Tips
5. Reuse as much as you can. Paper envelopes, cloth bags, plastics can be used over and over for different purposes.

6. Do not dispose things wrongly. Make sure you segregate your waste. This will help the garbage collectors a great deal.

7. Sort your waste before you finally throw it. Collect items like paper products, glass materials, metals, etc. Separately and dump them at a collection centre; the concerned or responsible recycling company will collect it from there and recycle this waste.

8. Make manure or compost out of the wet waste that you collect. This will be a great natural fertilizer to your plants in the garden.

9. Do not simply throw away things if you are renovating or shifting. Instead of throwing away your old books or clothes, help the needy and donate them to NGOs or schools.

10. Do not buy what you won’t be using. If you limit your purchases, you’d definitely limit your wastages.

Waste management is something that everyone needs to consider pretty seriously, and it needs to be implemented on a large scale in order to benefit our planet.

Sunday 1 December 2013

How to Set Up Your Own Recycling Business

So, you are keen on starting up a recycling business. However, you are stuck with a lot of ideas and have a lot of doubts as to how to go about the entire process. Well, here are a few tips you could use:

  •       Decide on what type of recycling business does you want to set up. It could be anything from paper recycling to metal recycling. It is essential that you are clear on this parameter.

  •       Evaluate the requirement for this kind of a business in the area around you. If there are similar businesses around, you need to make sure that you have something very unique to offer.

  •       It is highly crucial that you develop a smart business plan. Go step by step. Do not leave out the smallest of things.

  •       Mark your operational strategy very well. This is critical for every business.

  • Recycling business

  •       You are planning a recycling business; you will need a lot of approvals from the government bodies. Ensure that you acquire the necessary registration and valid license for practicing your business and which will enable you to re-sell whatever has been recycled.

  •       You are a new business, and you definitely need the attention. Define your target audience and potential customers and then direct your advertising efforts towards influencing the opinion leaders from these audiences.

  •       Choose a location for your business. Make sure that it is not too far from your targeted audience as people would not many times want to travel too far to get their stuff recycled. Ensure that you find a place in the heart of the city or town.

In a nutshell, follow these tips and start your own recycling centre without any complications, with all the necessary legal practices followed.