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The Big Brands Who Use Recycled Materials

* THE * BIG BRANDS WHO USE RECYCLED MATERIALS 30% 75% We could recycle over 75% of waste... ...but we only recycle around 30% We throw away enough Between 60 to 70% of plastics to circle the waste found in dustbins earth 4 times can be recycled Every 7 Weeks In the UK, the average person throws away their own body weight in rubbish every 7 weeks But hey, THE GOOD NEWS IS... at recycling! we're getting better * MORE & MORE * COMPANIES ARE USING RECYCLED MATERIALS ReCycle Saddles & Grips 100% Recycled made from Aluminium sustainably Frame grown cork No seat tube Carbon fibre belts reduces the are used in place amount of material of chains – they needed to make last longer, don't the frame rust, and require no maintenance Starting off as a Kickstarter project, ReCycle aim to turn recycled waste into high quality and stylish bicycles Ekocycle Recycled PET from plastic bottles There are currently The Skinny Tux 36 products in contains 14 the range, using recycled bottles approximately 208 recycled bottles and The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up to promote clothing & accessories containing large amounts of recycled plastics Timbuk2 Buckles made 100% from post- PET Yarn industrial & post -consumer acetal Recycled foam Timbuk2 will also padding recycle your old recomposed from bags: 4,320 bags post-industrial recycled so far scrap foam Timbuk2 build products that are built to last no matter what you put them through, including their 100% recycled Full-Circle line Kedel Synthetic wood Mixed plastic made from from waste such recycled extruded as milk bottle blown cartons polystyrene Recycled plastics Non-toxic additives last five times create colour and a longer than treated high resistance to timber, and need no UV rays that maintenance cause fading Kedel create playful furniture and accessories which are made from British sourced waste plastic Emeco Built from 80% 100% recycled aluminium Recyclable (50% manufacturing waste, 50% consumer waste - e.g. drinks cans) AI Aluminium is Built to be easily recycled: practically around 75% of indestructible, the aluminium lifespan of the produced since chairs is more than 1888 is still in 150 years circulation today Emeco's roots lie in building incredibly durable chairs made from materials that have minimal impact on the environment; since 1944 they've been manufacturing chairs built from 80% recycled aluminium So... HOW CAN YOU HELP? 10 10 Buy Right Try to purchase products with little or no packaging, or with recyclable packaging – the product label should indicate how much of the packaging is recyclable Use Your Bins Correctly If your local area provides recycling bins make sure to read the guidelines on which material goes in which bin Cans Glass Paper Drop When You Shop If your local authorities don't provide bins, simply drop your recycling off at supermarket recycling points Sell And Donate Sell or donate unwanted furniture rather than throwing it away Set Targets For example why not aim to throw away no more than one bag of rubbish a week UKOAKDOORS bringing home natural beauty * SOURCES * 208

The Big Brands Who Use Recycled Materials

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Recycling is a big concern for many people and often many people don't recycle as much as they should as it isn't the 'easiest option'. As Big Brands have a major influence over other people and brand...


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