What is planned obsolescence?

Most products we buy – at home or as a business – have built-in lifespans. Manufacturers call this planned or built-in obsolescence. This built-in lifespan is designed to limit the length of time a product will function to its best capacity, the idea being that this...

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How to save money by recycling

Sending waste to landfill is expensive. The average charge at the moment is between £80 and £90 per tonne (including the landfill tax and depending on which area of the UK you’re in). The cost increases every year as local authorities push businesses and households to...

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