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Much like the other industries around the world, waste management and recycling doesn’t sleep. At MGB, we like to keep our clients up-to-date with the latest news and information from MGB and the industry in which we function.

Recycle your food waste

The issue of food waste has been a source of debate for many years. However, of recent years, local authorities and environmental campaigners have been placing more emphasis on this issue. It is not surprising when you consider the statistics. The Waste and Resource Action Program (WRAP) suggests that more than 6.7 million tonnes of food is thrown away annually. This means that British people throw away food products that can fill up eight Wembley Stadiums. This surplus food travels straight to the landfill, without being recycled and goes to form part of the 18 million tonnes of...

The importance of recycling

Recycling has been a primary focus of waste management strategies for local authorities across the UK for many years. As awareness increases, the importance of recycling of every material grows stronger every day. Local authorities could easily hit their sustainability targets by working with more suppliers who use recycled materials in their products. Furthermore, they can help with the economy of the UK by using only British-made products. UK businesses have an extreme number of pressures on them and such activities can help UK manufacturing take a turn for the better. Overseas may have...

Dedicated visitor centre

The UK's leading manufacturer of wheeled bins has invested in a dedicated new visitor centre to help educate local authorities, businesses and schools on the vital everyday role they can play in tackling the UK’s waste management issues. MGB Plastics has opened a new facility at its head office and hopes to connect local councils, business partners and schools across the UK as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. The wider aim of the visitor centre is to act as an educational resource for its clients, business partners and schools across the UK by engaging with them via a...

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