Yearly Archives: 2019

/2019

Secure Destruction Benefits

Secure destruction for businesses is a requirement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Every piece of data is valuable, no matter how old and companies can’t afford to keep every digital or physical information and just deleting the file or putting it in the bin doesn’t secure confidentiality. Therefore, secure destruction whether it be shredding, granulation, shearing or baling processes is the one way to guarantee that once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.

With a third-party secure destruction service, it takes time off the employees physically having to do it themselves. Therefore, staff can be more productive with their time. Also resulting […]

30th October 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Aluminium

Aluminium is a great non-ferrous metal. It is:

Soft
Lightweight
Heat resistant
Conductable

These properties make it one of the most widely used non-ferrous metals found in a huge variety of industrial and everyday items – most commonly in drinks cans, but also in other types of food packaging, electrical conductors, and engineering and automotive design!

The best thing about aluminium? It can be recycled indefinitely, without ever losing its quality. As one of the most valuable commonly discarded metals – the aluminium industry in the USA alone pays out almost 1 billion dollars a year for recycled cans – it really […]

2nd July 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Lead

Lead is a widely used metal due to its dense, malleable and soft characteristics, found in everything from car batteries to paint pigment, ammunition to cable sheathing, dumbells to radiation protection! This metal can be made into a variety of things, however, when it is no longer needed or needs to be replaced it can be challenging to get rid of safely. As it is a toxic metal, lead cannot simply be thrown into a bin and sent to the landfills. When these materials are disposed of improperly, it can cause many hazardous problems, for example, the lead could leak […]

24th May 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Copper

Non-ferrous metals like copper are hard-wearing and long lasting, but when they get to the end of their life, they can be difficult to get rid of safely – particularly if it’s been part of your Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, as the WEEE Directive has made it hard to leave electronic equipment at your local landfill. So what better reason to recycle your waste copper with Entrec? We give your company the best value for money and return on your investment, as well as helping you do your bit to reduce landfill and promote your business’ environmental responsibility.

Environmental

Recycling copper […]

29th April 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Steel

Ferrous metals can be expensive to buy, and difficult to get rid of at the end of their use. Recycling your steel with Entrec gives your company the best value for money and return on your investment, as well as does your bit towards your business’ environmental responsibilities.

Environmental

It has been estimated that recycling steel saves the UK 74% of the energy needed to process virgin ore, for the same amount of steel! By saving energy on processing, recycling your steel also lessens the need for fossil fuels, and cuts down on emissions – one tonne of recycled steel reduces 76% […]

25th January 2019|
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