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Recycle Week 2017: Plastic Bottles

Don’t let your local recycling rules be a barrier to recycling. It’s Recycle Week 2017 from 25th September in Northern Ireland and we’re challenging you to become a waste warrior. Although good progress has been made in Belfast, Ballymena, Armagh, Newry and beyond, still more than half of household waste currently ending up in landfill… Read More

Recycle Week 2017: Change your shopping habits to make recycling easier

Recycle Week 2017 Northern Ireland

It’s Recycle Week in Northern Ireland and we’re calling on you to do more to recycle and look at how little changes can have a big impact down the line. Shopping smart can help reduce food waste and make home recycling easier, too. The Truth About Food Waste The average household in the UK produces… Read More

Recycle Week 2017: Be A Waste Warrior For Northern Ireland!

Recycle Week 2017 Northern Ireland

Recycle Week 2017 starts on 25th September and we’re challenging you to join our team and become a waste warrior! 60% of items found in the average non-recyclable waste bin could have been recycled. It helps the environment, saves money and reduces waste too. It all adds up. If you and your team started recycling… Read More

How Ikea is Cutting Food Waste by 2020

ikea Belfast tackles food waste

ISL Waste Management work closely with Ikea in Belfast. We help them not only dispose of their waste, but assist in reducing what is produced and ensure none of what leaves the store goes to landfill. Earlier this year, the company announced that they are aiming to reduce all food waste by 50%, by 2020…. Read More

5 Commercial Recycling Tips for Facilities & Office Managers

Office Recycling Waste Bins

You are the person in charge of waste management for your company, but where do you begin? To help you understand what needs to be considered when setting up your recycling service, Barry Donaghy, Managing Director of ISL Waste Management has offered some of his top tips. 1) Size, Purpose, Location What are the main… Read More

A Sustainable Coffee Cup Made From Waste Coffee Husks

huskee cup

The problem of waste coffee husks has been a much publicised one. What happens to the material, after your favourite coffee has been ground and bagged? In fact the whole subject of coffee can be a depressing one, when you consider that only one in four hundred takeaway cups in the UK are recycled. However… Read More

Can We Use Waste Plastic To Improve Our Roads?

Waste Plastic on UK Roads

Here at ISL Waste Management we harp on a LOT about plastic waste and the damage it is doing to our environment. It is ruining our oceans and polluting our earth, but what if we could do something useful with it instead? Aside from the normal recycling process, there are other options for old plastic… Read More

Two New Lorries Added to ISL Waste NI Fleet

ISL Waste Belfast Fleet

It’s been a big year for ISL Waste Management. We are expanding to meet continued strong demand for our waste management, recycling and food waste services. As a result, we are adding to our fleet. Because of increased business two new lorries have arrived and are on their way to our graphics company to get… Read More

Hubbub & Sainsburys’ 1st Northern Ireland Community Fridge in Cloughmills

Community fridge

Northern Ireland is about to get its first ever community fridge, courtesy of Hubbub. The national charity, which creates environmental campaigns with a difference, has teamed with Sainsburys and Bosch. The trio will be launching five community fridges in the next month. What Are Community Fridges? Community Fridges are an easy way of enabling communities… Read More

Tesco tackles plastic waste by dropping single use bags

Tesco Lurgan

Tesco, an ISL Waste Management client, have announced that from later this summer, customers will no longer be able to purchase single use bags at its checkouts. Until now, customers could choose between the more expensive yet sturdy bag for life, or a more flimsy (often throw-away) option. Although the use of these cheaper bags… Read More