News: Recycle your paper

Posted on 7th November 2019

We are all conscious of the environment and what is happening with our waste and you’ll have noticed that the same concerns are now being run throughout our businesses.

Did you know it takes 70% less energy to recycle paper than it does to make it new from raw materials so we must stop throwing it away with the general waste. Since January Shredded Neat, who are your innovative paper and cardboard environmental recycler located on Ditchling Common, have recycled an impressive 850 tons of paper, cardboard and clear plastics generated from local businesses across Sussex. They are sending a full artic lorry load of paper and cardboard to the paper mill every week, turning your waste paper back into tissue rather then it sitting in landfill across the world.

What is still shocking is that the UK are only recycling 3% more waste than we did in 2010. Despite our efforts, we all must try harder.

Have a quick look around, in your office are you recycling all of your waste paper? Can you see your recycling bins and are they easily accessible? Can you do more to improve these figures?

Shredded Neat have an expert team who can help you make small changes to your office to improve waste management and recycling. Get in touch with them today on 01444682042.

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Testimonials

"The BHBPA is an energetic and vocal organisation that connects and empowers and informs the local business community acting as an effective conduit to local authority and other organisations. We are proud to be part of that community and the association."

Nick Broom, Managing Director
(PVL UK Ltd)

"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "

Judi Arditi, Director
(Travail Employment Group)

"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."

The Hon Nicholas Soames MP

"Regular, well organised events, excellent updates and information by email along with a warm welcome from the Chair and Coordinator are just some of the positives at BHBPA."

Mike Oliver, Owner
(Mike Oliver Associates)