16kgs galvanized metal base can hold two recycling bin units. It’s a secure way to place EcoDepo recycling bins outside in a courtyard, alleyway or grass area.
• Up to 60% of rubbish that ends up in the dustbin could be recycled
• Up to 80% of a vehicle can be recycled
• 9 out of 10 people would recycle more if it was made easier
• If all cans in the UK were recycled, we would need 14 million fewer dustbins.
• It takes 24 trees to make 1 ton of newspaper.
• Most families throw away about 40kg of plastic per year, which could otherwise be recycled.
• Plastic can take up to 500 years to decompose.
• The energy saved from recycling one plastic bottle can power a 100 watt light bulb for almost an hour.
• For every tonne of paper used for recycling 17 trees are spared.
• Recycling 2 bottles saves enough energy to boil water for five cups of tea or power a computer for 50 minutes
• Textiles and shoes make up 12% of landfill sites
• If everyone recycled all their aluminium cans there would be 14 million fewer dustbins to be land filled every year!
• Up to 30% of materials put into the rubbish bin can be composted