How We Dispose Of The UK’s Rubbish

Where Does Your Rubbish Go?

The connection between domestic central heating and house-hold rubbish bins seems a little tenuous to say the least, but nonetheless, it is there.

Before the soaring popularity of central heating, most homes were warmed by living fires. They burnt coal or wood and also pretty much anything else flammable that was considered rubbish.

This meant that the rubbish bins often had no more than ash to be disposed of. As the 1960’s turned into the ‘70’s, central heating became a must have.

Cheap natural gas helped the changes that saw the end of the majority of open fires in people’s houses, and Continue reading “How We Dispose Of The UK’s Rubbish”