As part of its commitment to the environment, FSS, is delighted to be able to offer waste recycling. There are several areas in which we are able to help your organisation reduce its non-recyclable waste production.
Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cad) is one of the most damaging substances we put in landfill. As such it is categorised as special waste and must be managed by a certified waste handler.
Currently there are no recycling facilities in the UK for Ni-Cad, which is why virtually all go to landfill. At FSS we collect and store the batteries; once a full load is available it is despatched to a site capable of dealing with this environmentally harmful product and recycled.
Usually waste oil (engine, water contaminated or unwanted) is filtered. The liquid portion is then sold as rough fuel for power stations and then solid matter sent to landfill.
FSS collects and filters the oil. The solid matter is filtered and compressed to minimise waste and the liquid portion is recycled to be used again.
Worms are amazing little creatures! They can digest anything that has ever lived. There are various waste materials that currently have to go to landfill (e.g. MDF and Carpets) which could be recycled by the use of wormeries.
One fluorescent tube contains enough mercury to pollute over 30,000 litres of drinking water. As a result of this, since July 2005, it has been illegal to dump fluorescent tubes in landfill sites. Under the Duty of Care regulations these tubes should be stored on site in a suitably sealed container and collected by a licensed waste carrier (with all the appropriate paperwork to show that they have been collected correctly). FSS can provide the on site containers, collection, full paperwork and recycling.