Monthly Archives: July 2013

Leeds Litterers Pay the Price

With a new shopping mall and multi-purpose arena built right in the centre of Leeds, it’s understandable that the council (and indeed the residents) want the city to look its best as it attracts new visitors. Last year though, the amount of complaints about litter doubled from the previous year with almost 3,000 grievances being… Read more »

Needles and Sharps Disposals

One of the more dangerous aspects to our work is our needles and sharps removal service. Often found discarded in public places, they can pose a serious threat not only to wildlife, but also children and unsuspecting adults. It is extremely unsafe for you to go near such items, let alone attempt to clear them… Read more »

Coastal Carnage

After a tentative start, I think it’s fair to say that summer has officially arrived. Those of us landlocked in west and south Yorkshire will no doubt be making a few trips to the seaside over the coming weeks, but a recent story caught our eye that we thought important to share with you. Mess… Read more »

Fly Tipping – An Increasing Problem

Following on from previous posts we’ve written about the hazards of fly tipping and illegal waste disposal, we thought it appropriate to draw your attention to a couple of articles we’ve seen recently. There have been many reports of the contributing factors which lead to increasing numbers and startling figures involving tipping both close to… Read more »

House Clearance: Bereavement

Last week we touched on the occasionally sensitive aspect of our job; something that perhaps isn’t always associated with waste removal. When carrying out office removals we quite often have to dispose of confidential files and documents. Then, when performing house clearances there are times when a level of compassion needs to be upheld. In… Read more »