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Recycling at Christmas

We create a lot of waste during the Christmas period and January seems to be a month of filling our bins with paper, boxes, and plenty of empty chocolate tins! There are many ways to manage our waste during the festive season and we’ve put together some useful and fun tips to help you along the way.

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Do you know the Dos and Don’ts of Composting?

Composting seems easy, but do we really know what we can and can’t put into our compost bins? Think of composting as giving back to the earth. It is an affordable and natural form of recycling and it will also cut back on weight in your black general waste bin, saving you money!

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Help! What Goes in My Brown Composting Bin?

We get asked this question a lot so we decided to answer it in today’s blog post. A general rule of thumb when it comes to composting is that anything that was once living can be composted.

Click here to visit our handy guide which lists the items you  can place in your Barna Recycling Brown Bin.

The contents of your brown bin is taken to our purpose built composting facility with the capacity to manage 40,000 tonnes of organic waste annually. Here the waste is processed into compost for use as a natural, high quality fertiliser for use by farmers and horticulturalists.

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Barna Recycling Composting Facility

Here at Barna Recycling we have been working hard to develop and launch our new and largest in Connacht composting facility at Carrowbrowne, Galway. We are delighted to announce that it is now fully functional and well on its way to operating to its maximum capacity of dealing with 40,000 tonnes of organic waste annually.

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