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Fluorescent tube coffins prove a hit with Waste King customers

  According to Waste King, a specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, its fluorescent tube ‘coffins’ are proving attractive to customers who want to dispose of their spent tubes in the most environmentally friendly way.   Waste King’s operations director, Andy Cattigan, explained: “We offer customers a nine-step process to help [...]

By | April 18th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Camilla – and ‘Splash!’ – benefit from the Waste King treatment

Any impending visitor is enough to make anyone want to ‘tidy up a bit’ but, when that visitor is a member of the Royal Family, it’s an even more impelling reason to get rid of unsightly waste.   So, when HRH the Duchess of Cornwall was about to visit Medical Detection Dogs, a Milton Keynes-based [...]

Waste King supplies waste pods for its ‘greener’ customers

With increasingly stringent regulations governing the disposal of such things as waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), plasterboard and hazardous waste, Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is seeing increasing numbers of its corporate and care sector customers opting for ‘waste pods’ as a means of storing and disposing of their waste. [...]

By | February 8th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hertfordshire businesses look to Euro-bins

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has reported a substantial increase so far this year in Hertfordshire-based businesses switching to its wheeled bins (known as Euro-bins).   Glenn Currie, Waste King’s managing director, explained: “These new customers tell us that, using Waste King’s Euro-bins, they’re apparently able to save around 30 per [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Waste King continues working with the media

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is continuing its working relationship with the film and television industry – most recently by carrying out some waste collections at Teddington Studios, in Middlesex, for Two Four Studios, working on behalf of the ITV1 network.   Waste King began its relationship with the industry in [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The benefits of hoarding

The message of Christmas is that it’s better to give than to receive but, by a strange reverse logic, Christmas time tends to make us become hoarders – of all the stuff we receive as a result of others’ gifts.   Now comes news that hoarding is not so bad – and it might even [...]

By | December 10th, 2012|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Waste King rescues threatened snakes

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is becoming used to rescuing distressed livestock as part of its day-to-day activities. It has now added two grass snakes to its list which began, in August 2011, with ‘Colin’ a Giant African Land Snail.   In the last few weeks, while helping a [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

No smoke without fire – and recycling – advice

Two large fires in the UK’s St Albans area this weekend have illustrated the dangers of storing - rather than recycling - combustible materials.   Bystanders commented that Sunday’s fire at Glinwell’s Nurseries, in Hatfield Road, Smallford, which sent dense clouds of smoke high into the sky, was fuelled by a large number of wooden [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CIWM Awards for Environmental Excellence name Waste King a finalist

Waste King has been named on the shortlist for this year’s Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Awards for Environmental Excellence. Waste King’s nomination is in the ‘SME Recycling Performance of the Year’ category. The awards ceremony, which will be hosted by writer and TV presenter Kate Humble, is being held at the Marriott, in [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

British Heart Foundation’s heartfelt thanks

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has received a certificate from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) recording the BHF’s ‘heartfelt thanks’ for Waste King giving the charity 19 tonnes of recycled books, DVDs and music CDs that can be reused and sold to support the BHF’s work.   Waste King’s [...]

By | October 18th, 2012|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments