Friday, 9 August 2013

Refuse to Re-Use - End of Week Two

The drivers on site are really skilful and fearless when it comes to manoeuvring the massive waste removal vehicles.

The flourescent tubes go to a specialist recycler - they contain mercury which needs extracting. An estimated 80 million spent fluorescent tubes are sent to landfill every year, equating to 3000 tonnes of waste, of which 4 tonnes is mercury.

Three more excellent finds today ...

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