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Offline bikerbob

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Re: Recycling suggestions
« Reply #15 on: 31.12. 2019 11:38 »
Our local tip operates a similar policy only cars alowed no vans they have a guy on the gate who checks what you are  bringing and directs you to the correct skip, I like the idea of the charity shop could be useful as like most people I have taken stuff that I don't want but maybe useful to someone else. Our tip has a firm policy of if it is in the skip then it cannot be removed, can't have people going into skips. Also our council has a seperate center for buisness users the guy next door has a haulage buisness and he pays a fixed sum each year which allows him to use that site so there is no reason for fly tipping but sadly I still see it going on locally.
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Re: Recycling suggestions
« Reply #16 on: 31.12. 2019 11:52 »
So true lawnmowerman. I keep an old oil tank for scrap metal and when I have enough call in a skip. I'm pretty careful that nothing but metal goes in there. BUT, the last two skips have incurred a hefty separation charge (ship man has to take it back and sort it) because, in the last instance, some of the empty tins in there had had paint in them. On the previous occassion, I's put a washing machine in the skip. Here, they both go in the same crusher, but they wouldn't accept it at the depot because scrap metal went one end of their yard and washing machines the other.
This depot used to fragment everything after stripping the cars completely with no fuss but the contract got awarded to someone else who now squash the cars - complete with petrol, oil, furnishing, spare wheels etc ... (remember these guys won't accept a tyre on a rim!). And, unlike the previous firm, they don't salvage any parts. And they call this progress and environmentally superior! Getting rid of waste oil is a nightmare now as well, whereas before you dropped off your full cans at a yard that was open 24/7. So now I burn my oil and most of the rest of my stuff bypasses the 'helpful' depot.
These are the environmental destroyers, not the flytippers. The oil issue has become so onerous now that I know some larger developments ask their digger driver to 'go a bit deeper' and then they chuck in a 40gal drum of old oil. Why are they making it so difficult for us to act responsibly?
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Re: Recycling suggestions
« Reply #17 on: 31.12. 2019 13:57 »
So, on one hand we have 16-year-old Ms Thunberg lambasting governments for not doing enough for the environment and, on the other, governments making it harder for citizens to become environmentally responsible - you couldn't write it!

I do tease the kids though - riding around the countryside on a 58-year-old bike with a petrol tank full of lead additive and octane booster is going to kill us all!! *eek*  You can see the flowers dying off as I ride by ......... *evil* *evil* *roll* *dunno* *beer*
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Re: Recycling suggestions
« Reply #18 on: 31.12. 2019 14:25 »
BBC News - Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warning
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50868717

'The world will face irreversible heating unless firms shift their priorities soon, the outgoing head of the Bank of England has told the BBC.'

'Speaking to the Today programme, he re-iterated his warning that unless firms woke up to what he called the climate crisis, many of their assets would become worthless.'

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Re: Recycling suggestions
« Reply #19 on: 01.01. 2020 13:24 »
Don't worry Neil, take no notice of these outrageous lies.
This is a BSA twin site, so I won't take up pages proving practically everything you hear these days about climate change is untrue and has nothing to do with climate.  I can prove practically everything the IPCC, BBC, UK and Australian Met offices, Al Gore, that fruitcake Thornberg and others are saying is scientific nonsense but, as just stated, I'm not about to put all my information on this site. It would run to a hundred or more pages.
Here's a taste of the evidence: UN official Ottomar Edenhofer, co-chair of IPCC Working Group111, stated: “one has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. This has almost nothing to do with environmental policy anymore. Rather we seek to redistribute the world’s wealth by climate policy”.  Googling the Oregon Petition is also informative. Finally I attach a couple of graph as further evidence. In the first, the top red line is what the activists are claiming from their corrupt models, the line beneath is the real measurement.

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