This week we look at salvaging supermarket seconds and what is being done to combat the insane amounts of food waste being generated
Broadcast From The Bins
We never stop and think where our waste goes when it is collected and what process it undergoes to de disposed of, our Broadcast From the Bins this week focuses on what goes on after bin colletions, whether it be your regulare waste bin or your recycle bins, everything has to go through a strict process.
E-waste is becoming more and more of a concern, especially in developing countries which have become a dumping ground for old electronincs, but what we doesn't happen is that the valuable resources inside of these electronics are not recycled.
We take a look at how landfill sites are run, through compacting and burying to finding out who runs the sites.
This week we look at the effect of binning batteries and why sending them to landfill can be a problem.
This edition of Broadcast from the Bins focuses on the fight against flytipping, last year alone the local authorities across the UK dealth with 900,000 cases of illegal rubbish disposals at an estimated cost of around £50 million to the UK taxpayer.
Issue number 2 from the broadcast from the bins range, this week covering the problem of waste in our waterway system and oceans and what is in development to help combat this area