Boxes to Get Aylesbury Recycling
We all know that we should be reducing, reusing and recycling, but we need a bit of help to make it happen. We are looking to businesses, councils and other organisations to provide the resources we need to increase recycling rates.
Aylesbury Box Company is delighted to announce a recent corporate partnership with Florence Nightingale Hospice and The Print Lab. We are working together to create a range of office recycling solutions. The aim is to make it as easy and convenient as possible for local businesses to recycle their waste.
Hundreds of recyclable items are not being reused. This is simply because many workplaces only have regular bins. Even when employees know that the ink cartridges, fuser units, old mobile phones, stamps that they are disposing of can be recycled, there are limited options if no recycling bin is available.
Our goal is to make sure that more workplaces can reduce their environmental impact in a convenient way. Small steps can make a big difference.
Cardboard Recycling Bins
Our first project has been to create 50 Office Recycling Bins. Florence Nightingale Hospice will be distributing these to local Aylesbury companies. We have manufactured these from corrugated cardboard, meaning they are robust and durable. At the end of use, the bins can also be recycled to create more of the same.
“Helping to recycle and reuse all our stuff is, of course, an important part of being sustainable. So, it was very cool to help with Florence Nightingale Hospice’s recycling project. However, of way more importance, Florence Nightingale does a critically important job in our community, and so it was humbling to be asked to help. Florence Nightingale will be there to support us when we are most in need, saying yes to help them, was easy.” – Luke Jamieson, Aylesbury Box Company
What can be Recycled?
Each recycling box has clear labelling to show what can and cannot be recycled. These labels have been produced by The Print Lab, a local Aylesbury business. If employees follow the advice, all of the items disposed of in the boxes can be collected and the contents recycled.
It is important that non-recyclable waste is not placed in the recycling boxes. Unfortunately, this is a common issue when recycling bins are provided. It can compromise the suitability for recycling for all of the bin contents. This is why clear labelling is an essential part of the design.
The great news is that, not only does your office improve their green credentials, Florence Nightingale will raise much-needed funds from recycling the items. What a perfect partnership!
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in Aylesbury
If you are committed to the reduce, reuse, recycle mantra, Florence Nightingale Hospice can help in many ways. They have two Charity Shops in Aylesbury – one in the High Street, the other in Walton Court. These are full of pre-owned clothing, books and toys.
If you go to the Recycling Centres in Rabans Lane or Aston Clinton, there are Florence Nightingale Shops selling second-hand bikes, furniture, garden tools and a range of other items. Furthermore, they have an online shop, so why not have a browse? Buying pre-owned items is a great way to reduce your environmental impact, save some cash and donate to a worthy local charity.
Florence Nightingale Hospice provides a range of palliative care and support for patients with a life-limiting condition and their families. You could support this organisation as a corporate partner, a fundraising champion, a volunteer or by attending one of their local events.