Renewable energy doesn’t just have to benefit the environment. The impact of a country investing in renewable energies can be exponential. Invest in the right technologies and an economy, as well as the environment, can really flourish. Not only can it make bills cheaper for people right across the land but renewables need great scientific minds to design the technology... Read more
The current climate crisis is one of the gravest dangers to our planet as we know it. Sea levels are rising higher and higher each year. Temperatures are hotter than ever before. Glaciers have shrunk to record levels.
For our communities on planet earth this makes for a vicious cocktail that is brewing for disaster. A disaster that could... Read more
As the costs of implementing renewable energies drop, the price of fossil fuels continue to rise and businesses around the world realise there are long term risks to operating their business in a way that impacts the environment, the overbearing message from corporations is that they need to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and address the climate change crisis.
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To most of us recycling means nothing more than splitting the plastics from the paper and the cardboard from the glass jars. To some though, recycling can be a huge business opportunity that is not only great for UK landfills, but is also a recipe for the self-made millionaire.
It is it any surprise though? With recycling estimated to... Read more
Getting people to recycle is not an easy task. You can scare them with statistics, pressure them with guilt and even overload them with facts, but if people don’t feel motivated it’s unlikely they’ll act. So how do you get people to recycle, and especially in the workplace? Well, we believe that the only approach is through creativity. The type... Read more
From rising sea levels to the swells of smog that often overwhelm our capital, it’s pretty obvious that we all need to clean up our act a little. At home most of us are recycling by now and I’m sure we’ve all noticed that turning off the lights is not only good for the environment but great for the bank... Read more
A Decade of Waste
It is no secret that landfill sites in the UK are fast running out of space. There will come a time when burying our rubbish won’t be an option.
While increasing recycling rates is important in tackling the problem, we must also pay more attention to reducing residual household waste.
We analysed a... Read more
The average household in the UK produces more than a tonne of waste every year. Totalling a UK wide production of 31 million tonnes of waste per year, it would be fair to say that everyone in the UK has a role to play in reducing our waste. For some though, the role of reducing waste doesn’t stop at splitting... Read more
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We have exciting news to reveal: the new Grundfos SCALA2 is now available here at Anchor Pumps! The WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) approved SCALA2 Grundfos pump is new product that promises to provide consistent water pressure in every tap in your house every hour of the day – this also includes when... Read more
Our home is our sanctuary, our place of comfort and rest, as well as the place that houses those that are most dear to us. Accordingly, we would do anything we can to protect our house. The most unnerving threats however are the ones that catch us unawares. To educate you on the lesser-known threats to our home, we have... Read more