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A history of waste disposal and recycling centres

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In the Ancient World Archaeologists have found evidence of landfills in Crete dating to approximately 3000 BC. By 500 BC, the government of Athens had devised a municipal waste disposal program, the first of its kind in the Western world.…

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Proper Disposal of PPE (Personal protective equipment)

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One of the most important ways to fight the spread of the coronavirus is to use proper personal protective equipment or PPE. The most common types of PPE used to combat COVID-19 are face masks and gloves. At some point,…

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The steps the NHS is taking to tackle waste disposal problems

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The National Health Service in the UK has been negatively affected by the growing amount of stockpiled environmental waste at many of its locations. Around 50 sites across the UK have been struggling to dispose of various items, including used…

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Why the UK Needs to Improve its Food Waste Disposal

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Food waste is a worldwide problem. It is estimated that almost one-third of the food produced in the world, about 1.3 billion tonnes, is lost or wasted each year. This wasted food takes a heavy toll on the environment, producing…

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