Washington Post Features NappiCycle

Washington Post Features NappiCycle

Community, News, Our Company
A highway paved with recycled diapers may change the cloth vs. disposables debate By Karla Adam / Washington Post LLANARTH, Wales — No, it doesn’t smell like poop. We thought it’d be worth preempting the obvious question even before describing how, in what might be a world-first, more than 100,000 dirty, disposable diapers — or “nappies,” as they are called here — are being used to help pave a road in west Wales. (more…)
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NappiCycle Wins Prestigious Award!

NappiCycle Wins Prestigious Award!

Community, Environment, News, Recycling
Green Business of the Year award 2017 NappiCycle recently won the 2017 Green Business of the Year award in the Swansea Bay Tourism Awards. Held at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, the awards are designed to showcase and recognise the top firms and individuals in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. (more…)
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Over 300,000 disposable nappies processed!

Over 300,000 disposable nappies processed!

Community
Over 300,000 disposable nappies (equivalent) processed each week at our South Wales site According to accepted statistics, the average weight of a used disposable nappy is around 195g.  Over the first two and a half years of a child’s life, an average child will use approximately 4.16 nappies per day, thereby generating around 6kg of nappy waste per week - or 780kgs within these first few years. (more…)
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Innovative new uses for recovered materials

Innovative new uses for recovered materials

Community
From used nappies to acoustic panelling & even table tops After we treat and process the nappies and absorbent hygiene products, the cellulose fibre is separated and used to produce fibre boards and acoustic panelling (examples of which we have at our offices).  We then send the plastics, including latex, nitrile, vinyl etc. to secondary re-processors for recycling. (more…)
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Landfill diversion for nappies

Landfill diversion for nappies

Community
Nappy Recycling - 100% landfill diversion for nappy and incontinence wastes Natural UK Ltd has completed its implementation of a nappy recycling and recovery process and, since June of 2014, now recovers all of the cellulose and plastic fractions from offensive hygiene wastes. (more…)
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Home Patient Clinical Waste Collections Contract

Home Patient Clinical Waste Collections Contract

Community
Natural UK has just been awarded the contract for the provision of clinical waste collections from domestic households in the Hywel Dda University Health Board region. The Health Board was established on 1 October 2009 from the merger of the Hywel Dda NHS Trust, the Pembrokeshire Local Health Board, Ceredigion Local Health Board and Carmarthenshire Local Health Board and provides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. (more…)
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