History

What is the Recycling Impact of UK Steel Plant Closures?

The recent news that several steel plants in the UK are closing is devastating for everyone concerned.  The news reports state that thousands of workers will lose their jobs and that steel production in the UK may become extinct.  However, what could be the real impact? UK Steel Manufacturing The UK has a history of manufacturing…

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5 Examples of Historical Recycling

Despite the modern day obsession with recycling and environmental issues, such activity has been common practice for most of human history. 5 examples of historical recycling: Archaeological studies of ancient waste dumps show that during periods when resources were scarce there was less household waste (eg ash, discarded plates and other pottery and other broken…

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