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Currently, our services are continuing with increased health & safety measures in place to meet governmental guidance. We’ve also made changes within the office space to ensure that we are compliant with social distancing for our people who can’t work from home effectively. Thank you to all our customers for their support throughout this time - stay safe.

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Posted in: Recycling

Plastic Bottles: Where Do They End Up?

Have you ever popped a plastic bottle into a recycling bin and thought, “where’s this actually going to end up?” Of course you have – everyone has. And luckily for…
Posted in: Advice & Top Tips Waste Management

How to Get Rid of Household Appliances

At this point, most of us are pretty confident when it comes to disposing of day-to-day bits of rubbish; we know what goes in the bin and what can be…
Posted in: Recycling

Is Polystyrene Recyclable?

If you’ve ever bought any sort of large delicate object online, or been to a local fast food restaurant, the chances are you’ve come across polystyrene. Like most plastics, polystyrene…

Need a skip?

We’ve made booking a skip simpler than ever with our online skip booking form. All you need to do is fill in the relevant details, such as your postcode and the date you’ll need the skip. We can even sort out a permit for you.

Posted in: News & General Interest Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling in Stoke-on-Trent

Here at Brown Recycling, our local community means a lot to us, so with Christmas approaching, we felt it important to find a way to do our bit. And thankfully,…
Posted in: Recycling

How Different Kinds of Plastic Are Recycled

Used variously for bottles, containers, electronic gadgets and baby products, plastic is versatile as it is recyclable. If you’ve ever wondered about the different types of plastic and the products…
Posted in: News & General Interest Skips

What Garden Waste Can Go In the Brown Bin?

Whether lockdown has turned you into a budding gardener or you’ve finally just decided to tackle that overgrown hedge at the back of your property, you’re going to need to…
Posted in: Advice & Top Tips Recycling

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Recycled

If the bin or tip tends to be your first port of call when throwing out awkward items, you may want to hold fire. Truthfully, there are actually many items…

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Posted in: Environment News & General Interest

The Rise of Food-Sharing Apps

We’re all guilty of wasting food, whether it’s having to clear out your fridge before you go on holiday or simply not paying enough attention to use-by dates (or too…
Posted in: News & General Interest

Company Update

Given that civil amenities are closed, the work that we carry out here at Brown Recycling has become even more important during this difficult time. Understanding this, we would like…
Posted in: Advice & Top Tips Environment

Food Stockpiling: The Negative Effects of Over-Purchasing Food

Given that these are unprecedented times, it’s unsurprising that some of the reactions to this pandemic have been bordering on extreme. One of the biggest trends that we have seen…
Posted in: Environment

Littering – What’s the Penalty?

Studies suggest that around 62% of people drop litter, but only 28% of people would admit to it. Given that 99% of streets in any given town will have some…

Got any burning questions?

You can ask us a question online using our contact form. Simply provide your name, email (purely for confirmation purposes) and the details of your enquiry, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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0800 998 1069

Posted in: News & General Interest

An Arctic Trek for Dougie Mac

Recently, our very own Rod Brown (MD) and Mitch Brown (Sales Director) undertook the biggest job of their lives; trekking across the Arctic Circle to raise money for the Douglas…