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London’s Leading Recycling Company

Bywaters is London’s leading sustainable waste management company, with services extending across the whole of the UK. We provide safe, secure and efficient waste and recycling solutions, helping various industries to better manage their waste. As well as sending zero waste to landfill, we work closely with every client to increase their recycling rates and improve sustainability through both plastic and carbon reduction. Whatever your waste management needs, we have the experience to help your business enhance its operations and ensure an eco-friendly future.

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Why Us?

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A Company on a Mission

Bywaters is more than just a recycling company. We aim to lead the UK towards a sustainable future, protecting it for generations to come. Our waste management services are founded on our commitment to improving the environment, while our team of Green Gurus work in partnership with clients to provide sustainability consultancy. We are always enhancing our waste management operations to reduce our own carbon footprint — whether that’s by adding more electric vehicles to our waste collection fleet or installing 4,000 solar panels to power our facility in Bow.

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In 2019, before the Global Pandemic...

Tonnes of Waste Diverted from Landfill
Trees Saved by Recycling Materials
Kwh of Energy Generated by Our Solar Panels

What's Going On

What happens to your food waste?

Umar Rayhan

There a many ways you can help reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills and pollutes the environment. We shed some light on the issue and how we, at Bywaters, and other companies are contributing to overall food waste reductions.

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How to Shop Sustainably on Black Friday

Max Adams

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are upon us once again, but when it comes to sustainability, they are controversial subjects, and this year is no exception. Many brands feel compelled to use heavy discounting and marketing at this time of year, encouraging  hyper-consumption, with many people buying products they don’t need for the sake of a bargain, resulting in massive amounts of waste. So how can you ensure you’re not making savings at the cost of the environment? Here’s a quick 5-point guide to navigating the sales.

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How To Make Your Bonfire Night More Sustainbly Bon-tastic

Ken Ogura

Unfortunately, Bonfire night has been criticised on countless occasions due to its detrimental impact on the environment. So here are a few top tips on how you can make your Bonfire night more sustainability Bon-tastic.

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The ultimate guide for a sustainble halloween

Ken Ogura

It’s that spooky time of year again, where pumpkins line streets and fancy dress takes centre stage. As autumn settles in and the days get shorter, the UK startles to life every 31st October. The ultimate guide for a sustainble halloween, will show you that Halloween doesn’t need to produce a frighteningly large amount of waste. You can still have a “bloody” good time, whilst considering your environmental footprint.

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Get to know: Anne Sanni – Head of Human Resources at Bywaters 

Ken Ogura

We get to know Anne Sanni – Head of Human Resources at Bywaters – and discover how Bywaters strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment for employees to thrive.

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How is Paper Recycled?

Ken Ogura

Your ultimate guide to recycled paper. We delve into the recycling process, to answer any questions you might have on paper recycling and dispel any myths which might prevent you from recycling in the future.

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Common Recycling Mistakes

Ken Ogura

Many of us recycle, but do we know how to do it correctly? Unfortunately, The average recycling contamination rate is 25%, or 1 in 4 items. To hit the UK target recycling rate of 65% by 2035, we must recycle properly. As London’s leading sustainable waste management company, our goal is to lead you and future generations toward a more sustainable planet.

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Autumn Newsletter

Ken Ogura

Get the latest Bywaters news and updates from our autumn newsletter. Bywaters go plastic free, Bywaters Climbs Three Peaks and Cycling to Brighton for charity, Why is recycling important? and more!

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Two London Companies Team up With a 9 Year Old Environmentalist to Fight Plastic Pollution

Ken Ogura

Stroodles and Bywaters team up with Thomas Franklin to support a new scout badge, for their camp blankets, focused on tackling plastic pollution.

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Amanda Brown, Deputy Managing Director at Bywaters

Ben Beagley

It is with incredible sadness that we announce the passing of our Deputy Managing Director, Amanda Brown. Amanda passed away on Sunday 5th of September 2021.

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How can festivals become more eco-friendly?

Bywaters

Millions of us attend festivals every year. It’s a chance to spend time with friends (normally in a muddy field somewhere), dance and enjoy your favourite music. What’s not to like? However, you might not know how much waste they generate. Here we give you the lowdown on sustainability in the events industry.

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5 things you can do to help prevent a climate crisis

Ken Ogura

The IPCC report states that global average temperature rise could reach or surpass 1.5 °C in the next two decades, causing a climate crisis. Here are five things you can do to minimize the effect of the climate crisis.

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Why is recycling important?

Ken Ogura

Around the world, consumerism is on the rise, but so is our waste. This article establishes the importance of recycling and how it is beneficial to our planet and your pocket.

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How to get your kids involved with recycling

Ben Beagley

Recycling is so important for reducing how much waste we send to landfill, and it’s likely you already know quite a bit about how to do this properly, but what about your children? Here we break down what exactly recycling is, the processes involved and some fun activities to help your little ones better understand how it works.

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Bywaters Climbing Three Peaks and Cycling to Brighton for charity

Ken Ogura

This summer the Bywaters family organised two charity events raising a massive £8,462 in support of Haven house children hospice. The charity cares for seriously ill babies and children by creating a loving and warm environment for them and their families while they go through the toughest of times. They really are a lifeline for so many local families and we are extremely proud to be supporting them.

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