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Terracycle Recycling

Crunch time for crisp waste

From toothbrushes, contact lenses and cosmetics to bread bags, crisp packets and pens; in everyone’s lives there are many waste streams that are not able to be recycled through normal household collections. Terracycle is an innovative company which bridges the gaps in available recycling, they work with big name brands who sponsor Terracycle to provide…
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Waste Wood

Powering the UK

From roof beams to skirting boards, the building demolition industry produces tonnes of used wood every year and is often one of the more difficult materials to recycle. Thanks to an innovative transport system set up by Stobart Energy (part of the Stobart group) our waste wood is now helping to power the UK. With…
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Tree protection

Rooted in conservation

All potential developments with trees on or near the site, require a tree survey and environmental assessment.  General Demolition work on numerous projects every year which contain protected trees and green spaces.  When a Tree Protection Order (TPO) is in place, a tree cannot be removed or damaged, including the impaction of soil surrounding the…
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BCO next Gen

Encouraging the Next Generation

Celebrating the achievements and successes of young under 35’s, this year’s NextGen Awards took place on Thursday 1st November, in London. Each year nominations are received for various awards such as NextGen Employer of the Year, which recognises organisations that have created a supportive work environment and a real commitment to the welfare of its…
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Jackie Stewart

Flat Caps and Fast Cars

General Demolition had a great day out at the Goodwood Revival this Summer. Transport yourself back in time to 1940 for the day.  Fast cars and an era where fashion was celebrated and cherished, this annual event attracts the finest motor racing talent with a host of famous faces and world winners from Witness Le…
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