Tips & Guides

December 26, 2018

5 Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

As we approach the end of 2018, many of us start setting New Year’s resolutions. Instead of pledging to exercise more, lose weight or eat more healthily, why not try something new this year? Here are 5 eco-friendly resolutions we recommend to make this year one of the most rewarding yet.

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November 21, 2018

How to recycle metal properly? – Your guide to sorting copper pipes

Generally, there are two main types of copper pipes (reddish-brown metal): 1) Clean, unpainted copper pipes, without attachments and contaminants 2) Painted copper pipes, without attachments and contaminants 

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How to recycle metal properly? – Your guide to sorting insulated copper wire recyclables

Copper Wire – Unstripped / Insulated Copper is a reddish-brown metal commonly found in wires. Thin, copper wires like telecommunication wires, computer wires, extension wires, data wires, cables, and wires with multiple insulations inside other insulations, need not be stripped. However, it has to be free of aluminium wire (silver-white metal), plastic attachments, adaptors, and

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August 1, 2018

How much do you get for your recyclables? Which are the most valuable?

Not only is recycling beneficial for the environment, but you can also exchange your recyclables for money (cash for trash). Common recyclables found in households and offices are metal, plastics and paper. Ever wondered how much you would get for your recyclables? Which are the most valuable items? 

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July 21, 2018

How to recycle metal properly? – Your guide to sorting brass recyclables

Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, usually muted-yellow in colour, similar to gold but duller.  How do you handle your brass recyclables? 

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June 1, 2018

How to recycle metal properly? – Your guide to sorting aluminium recyclables

Aluminium is commonly found in beverage cans, window grills, and frames. It can be identified by its white-silver colour and its relative bendiness. How do you differentiate between Aluminium and Stainless Steel?

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May 1, 2018

How to recycle metals properly? – Your guide to sorting stainless steel recyclables

Stainless steel is non-magnetic, heavier than aluminum and does not rust easily. Here’s our guide on how to recycle and sort your common stainless steel items more effectively! 

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April 1, 2018

How to recycle paper properly? – Your guide to sorting paper recyclables

Here’s our guide on how to recycle and sort your papers more effectively! 

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March 1, 2018

What is recycling contamination?

What is Recycling Contamination? The way I recycle, how I recycle, does it matter?

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February 1, 2018

Tips to improve your recycling habits

For most of us, recycling often involves putting things we are unsure about, together with other recyclables. This actually makes it tougher to sort, and may cause the recyclables to get contaminated, thus ending up as general wastes to be incinerated instead. 

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