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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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Research identifies links between waste collection systems and musculoskeletal disorders

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, according to new research. Research by the University of Greenwich and Glasgow Caledonian University, and published in the latest edition of the Institution of ...

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Bin design encourages recycling

“Given a stimulus to ‘stop and think’, most people would prefer to recycle rather than commit waste to landfill.” Based on this concept, Leafield Environmental, in partnership with the University of Greenwich, produced the Meridian Envirobin designed to encourage users to segregate recyclables from ...

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The evolution of a recycling bin

The Meridian recycling bin from Leafield Environmental was designed in partnership with the University of Greenwich in 2012. Their brief was to make recycling easier by separating mixed recyclables and non-recyclable waste at source and using the design of the ...

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