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    • Increase demand from Turkey for UK recovered paper

      The Turkish recycling industry has risen from around 1.5 million tonnes to 4.5 million tonnes in just 10 ten years. It is predicted to increase a further 2 million tonnes over the next three years. However, there have been …

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    • England's Tree Strategy

      A government consultation has been set up to run for 12 weeks seeking views on how to up the rate of tree planting and forest management. If new policies are put in place, they will set out to increase tree coverage, boost public …

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    • Is burning a threat to recycling?

      A recent study published in the Science Advances Magazine stated that just 9% of all plastic waste is being recycled. That’s a total of approximately 5,103,000,000 tons of waste that goes unrecycled globally. So where …

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    • Electronic Waste increases without the capability to recycle

      In 2019 there was 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste generated globally, with Europe contributing around 12 million tonnes to the total. It has been predicted that there will be a 39% increase in e-waste by 2030. This figure shows …

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    • Fines set to increase for fly-tipping and littering in Manchester

      According to the Manchester Evening News, fines for littering and fly tipping will be increased to £150 (an increase of £50  from the previous charge). This is the result of a significant rise in offences in …

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    • Personal identity theft can cost thousands

      According to information within a recent article on the BBC (View Article), there were 223,163 reported cases of identity fraud in the UK. This was an 18% increase from the previous year. This increase could be linked to the …

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    • Recycling clothes and the problems we face

      According to the BBC, it’s estimated that 92 million tonnes of clothing waste is created each year. This is partially due to the recent increase in “Fast Fashion” which uses non-renewable resources such …

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    • Paper recycling

      In recent years, China has become one of the leading export outlets for recovered fibre surpluses that arise around the world. However, they will be shutting their doors before the end of the year. This will mean that countries …

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    • Reusing batteries from Electric Vehicles

      In 2017 there were over 1 million sales of electric vehicles. These are set to leave 250,000 tonnes of battery waste when they will hit the scrap heap in 2027. It is predicted that there will be between 125 and 220 million electric …

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    • Mental health and Covid-19

      As many businesses have been forced to shut offices as a precaution during lockdown, a company called Mates in Mind are offering support to workers with their mental health. During the pandemic, there has been an increase …

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    • UK second highest producer of WEEE

      In 2019, the UK was found to be the second largest producer of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the world. The report stated that the UK produced 23.9kg per capita, second only to Norway with a total of …

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    • China to change solid waste laws from September

      China began importing solid waste in the 1980's. It is one of the world's largest importers despite a poor capability for disposal. However, they are now set to ban all imports of solid waste such as paper, …

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    • Mobile phone recycling

      According to the BBC un-recycled electricals such as phones and computers cost the UK over £370 million per annum in lost materials such as gold, copper and steel. This is an issue as mining for these metals causes …

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    • Problems with plastic waste in food

      According to a recent study performed by the Chinese Academy of Science, particles produced from plastic waste are being absorbed though plant roots. These particles then end up in crops, such as wheat and some …

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    • Circular Economy

      In this ever changing world in which we live, the recycling and re-using of waste is quickly replacing the normal method of waste disposal. This allows waste managers to achieve a 'Circular Economy' as opposed …

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    • Business Identity Theft – Corporate security of information

      In 2017 it was found that identity theft and fraud cost the UK £190 billion each year. It can have a severe negative effect on your cash flow, affect your companies’ image and cause issues with suppliers and …

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    • Covid-19 Security of Information

      Data theft can have catastrophic long-term effects on you, your business, clients, staff and suppliers. It is important to realise what papers should be shredded and which should be filled away. Information from the …

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    • Cycle Lyme Park

      Throughout the covid-19 lockdown, Managing Director of STE Waste Marcus Farmer, has been keeping fit by doing a 15 mile bike ride around Lyme Park (AKA The Lyme Loop).   Our main …

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    • Our full range of recycling and waste services for Didsbury and Withington

      Our full range of trade and domestic waste, recycling and data shredding  services are available throughout Didsbury, Withington and all the surrounding areas Our list of services include the following and …

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    • Commercial and Domestic services for Stockport

      STE Waste provides waste, shredding and recycling services for Stockport and the surrounding areas. Our comprehensive range of services Include the following: Computer waste recycling STE Waste offer a …

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    • Covering Knutsford and the surrounding areas

      STE Waste provides commercial trade waste and shredding services for Knutsford and all the surrounding areas. Some of the services we offer are listed below: Weekly waste collections Our expert team will help you …

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    • Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme and Bramhall - all in our service area

      STE Waste provides trade waste and shredding services for Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Bramhall and all the surrounding areas: Daily waste management With more than 3,000 waste collections a week in Manchester and …

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    • Shredding and Waste Services for Congleton

      Using the latest Euro 6 vehicle technology and our trademark ‘sort at source’ recycling technique, we offer a flexible and efficient waste management service to all our clients in Congleton in …

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    • Commercial and Domestic waste services for Macclesfield

      STE Waste operates a full range of commercial and domestic waste collections and shredding services for Macclesfield and the surrounding areas. These include waste services for the following sectors: Warehouse …

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    • Holmes Chapel Waste Disposal Services

      We provide a comprehensive range of trade and domestic waste and shredding services for Holmes Chapel and the surrounding areas, such as: Weekly waste collections Our expert team will help you find the most …

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    • Wilmslow and Alderley Edge commercial and domestic waste services

      Our full range of services are available across the regions of Wilmslow and Alderley Edge. These include: Office Waste STE Waste understand that your office can generate a lot of waste. That's why we offer a …

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    • Commercial waste and Shredding services for Sale, Cheshire

      STE Waste provides commercial waste and shredding services for Sale and the surrounding areas, such as: Waste bin service Our black general waste bins come in four sizes; 1100ltr, 660ltr, 360ltr, 240ltr and can be …

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    • Recycling, data destruction and waste disposal for Manchester Airport area

      STE Waste provides total waste management and shredding services for Manchester Airport and the surrounding areas of South Manchester - this includes: Confidential waste Working to strict ISO 27001 …

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    • Waste disposal and recycling for Altrincham and Hale

      STE Waste provides our full range of waste, recycling and shredding services for Altrincham, Hale and the local areas. Our wide range of services include: Scheduled waste collections Which can be tailored to …

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    • Manchester City Centre trade waste and information security services

      STE Waste provides trade waste and shredding services for all areas in Manchester City Centre, including the following: On Site shredding Which enables us to meet the sensitive waste management …

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    • STE Waste extend Tree Planting at Dunham Massey National Trust with 5000 new trees

      Dunham Massey is currently owned by the National Trust. The National Trust’s aim is to preserve the cultural heritage of a geographic region and look after significant historic sites and natural areas of beauty and …

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    • The Dirtiest River in the World - River Tame in Denton

      A study has recently discovered that a river in Greater Manchester has the highest record of micro plastic pollution ever found anywhere in the world. The River Tame in Denton was one of several rivers in northwest England …

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    • Free Christmas Tree Recycling

      Christmas Tree Collection STE Waste picks up over 250 trees each year throughout Manchester and Cheshire. Around 6 million Christmas trees are sold in Britain each year, and the local government association …

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    • 100% Commitment to Recycling Paper Packaging Over The Christmas Period

      Once again STE Waste are committed to: Recycling paper packaging over Christmas Collections will continue as usual over the Christmas period with STE Waste recycling 100% of the paper packaging left over from …

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    • STE waste starts planting forest in Lyme park at the end of November

      Lyme park in Disley is currently owned by the national trust. The national trust’s aim is to preserve the cultural heritage of a geographic region and look after significant historic sites and natural areas of beauty …

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    • STE waste has purchased two new 18 tonne waste trucks

      STE waste has recently purchased two new 18 tonne Euro 6 trucks from the German company Faun. The trucks are due to be functioning by June 2019 and will be used to collect general waste around Manchester.  Our aim is to …

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    • STE waste trucks wear poppies throughout November in honour of remembrance day

      The British legion charity was founded in 1921 by Tom Lister to support those who had been affected by the first world war. By the time the British legion had formed in 1921, the two minutes’ silence for the dead had already …

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    • STE plant 1,000 Trees in Lyme Park

      STE waste plans to help clean up air pollution by planting a forest in association with the National Trust starting with 1000 trees in Lyme park, Disley Stockport    New research has discovered that …

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    • 20 Years of Waste Management in Macclesfield

      STE Waste has now been serving Macclesfield for over 20 Years, offering both commercial and domestic waste services. We complete over 200 commercial bin collections in Macclesfield every week and many of these busnesses …

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    • Waste Management for Wilmslow & Alderley Edge

      STE Waste Management has been servicing Wilmslow & Alderley Edge for almost 25 years now and we offer a comprehensive range of business and retail waste services for over 100 clients the area.   With a full range …

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    • Shredding services in Congleton

      As of October 1st, STE waste is now providing our shredding services to Congleton and the surrounding areas every Friday. If you requireThe commercial services we can provide: Onsite paper shredding Our secure …

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    • Will noise pollution and parking congestion issues become more important than information security issues in central Manchester?

      Since the 1980s, shredding companies in the UK have been required to meet their customer’s needs for secure disposal of confidential documents. The requirements have risen since the Data Protection Act in 1998. Since …

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    • STE Waste avoids Manchester rush hour traffic due to congestion so the lads can get home for their kids!

      It has now been acknowledged by the Manchester evening news, that Manchester has the worst traffic congestion of anywhere in England outside of London. A recent study done by the NIC, confirmed that drivers in the city are now …

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    • Has the new airport link road caused more damage to the local economy in the last three years than ever before?

      First suggested as early as the 1930s and starting consultations in 2012, the £290 million airport link road that was supposedly set to be completed by autumn 2017 is finally ready to open in the next month! …

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    • Rise of electric cars creates a challenge for recycling car batteries

      The drive to replace polluting petrol and diesel cars with a new breed of electric vehicles has began to gather momentum. But there is an unanswered environmental question at the heart of the electric car movement: what to do …

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    • Europe descends into chaos following the Chinese ban of exporting foreign waste

      Europe has long prided itself on being an environmental leader and a champion of “the circular economy,” in which energy and resources are carefully husbanded, reused and recycled. However the truth is that …

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    • The great manure crisis

      During the late 1800s, large cities all around the world including London, Manchester and New York were described to be “drowning in horse manure”. This was because in order for these cities to function, they …

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    • What will happen to all the worlds wasted plastic?

      Barely a day goes by without a new anti-plastic initiative, for example the Dutch supermarket creating a plastic free aisle, the Bali inhabitants sweeping the island for jetsam, the moves to get plastic out of teabags and even …

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    • The student in Uganda who is trying to solve the food waste crisis

      Much of what's sold in markets in Uganda is wasted because farmers cannot store the food. So every day they have to return home and pick fresh fruit and vegetables to sell the next day. During the dry season very little grows …

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    • The future of recycling lithium-ion batteries

      Lithium-ion batteries are starting to be used in significant amounts for automotive force and are always being used in computers today. With their increasing use by the automotive industry, the need to improve the recycling …

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    • Paper vs digital environmental impact

      Which is greener, paper books or ebooks? Are your reading habits harming the planet? A paper book, magazine, or newspaper is a tangible item that you can pick up and hold while you are reading it. A digital book, magazine, or …

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    • Manchester streets are beginning to look more like rubbish dumps

      Manchester now has reportedly, one of the worst fly tipping problems of any city in the UK, the Manchester Evening News can reveal. There has been an upsurge of complaints by 40 per cent over the last three and a half years. …

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    • Cybercrime is on the rise

      Cybercrime is a criminal activity that involves the internet. The height of the UK’s cybercrime has rose again in “scale and complexity”. The NCA have claimed that cybercrime affects more UK citizens, …

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    • Facebook security update

      Facebook has designed a new feature to help you identify and protect yourself against fraudsters stealing your data and hijacking your account. The website has created access for its users to see every email the site has …

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    • The dangers of scam mail and how you should deal with it

      Email scams are becoming increasingly common as fraudsters come up with new tricks to try and steal your bank details and personal information. In some cases the emails have malevolent software attached to it which can infect …

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    • The impact of landfill tax

      Landfill tax has existed in the UK since October 1996 and has been slowly increasing as our society and the government grow more aware of the bad impact that sending waste to the landfills has on the environment. The people who …

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    • STE waste cycles for Duchenne

      Transforming lives is a charitable foundation set up by Mike and Catriona Marshall. The foundation, helped by The Cheshire Flyers, is responsible for organising the Cheshire Dash for Duchenne 2018. The Cheshire dash, …

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    • Recycled Plastic for roads

      Following China’s ban on the importation of the UK’s recycled plastics, county councils have been coming up with new ways to make use of the vast amounts plastic and waste that comes into the landfill,  one …

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    • China bans the import of 32 waste materials

      The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that the importation of scrap steel, post-industrial plastics waste, PET bottles and waste electrical and electronic equipment will be banned by the end of the …

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    • Online banking security problems

      There is a lot to like about on line banking, it’s extremely convenient as you can access your account from anywhere you are in the world. Online banks also offer better saving rates making you able to keep more money in …

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    • Information security in the NHS

      Document management and control is strictly regulated under the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act. Due to the very nature of the service that the NHS provides, large volumes of patient records ranging from …

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    • Reasons why 99.75% of take away coffee cups are not recycled

      The public are becoming more knowledgeable about the fact that it isn’t as easy to recycle take away coffee cups as they may have thought. The main cause of difficulty is said to be the mixture of paper and plastic within …

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    • ID and data fraud on the rise as criminals discover new targets

      In 2017, the cases of identity theft in the UK increased to its highest level yet with almost 175,000 cases recorded. This colossal number shows that fraud has risen by 125% in the last 10 years. Over a third of bank account take …

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    • Old Computer Recycling

      If you have any old computer equipment STE Waste offer a FREE computer recycling service covering all areas of Manchester and Cheshire. Computer disposal service Simply call us to let us know that you are …

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    • Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

      Get Ready for the GDPR by May 2018 Here at STE Waste the handling and destruction of data s part of our core business through: commercial paper shredding and hard drive destruction That's why we …

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    • Waste crime offers huge profits

      Illegal Waste Costing The UK Billions From fly tipping to massive frauds involving recycling fees and landfill tax, illegal waste activity costs England a staggering £1bn a year. Read …

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    • Youth identity crime on the rise

      Youth Identity Crime Rises Over 50% Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing a 52% rise in young identity fraud victims in the UK. Read more on the Cifas website …

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    • Waste has important role in UK's industrial strategy

      Members of the waste and resources industry have welcomed the mention of the industry in the government’s new industrial strategy.  Prime Minister Theresa May adding that creating markets for …

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    • You are more likely to have money stolen online than on the streets

      Online money crime on the rise Satistics show that nearly 1 in 10 fall victim to fraud and cyber crime with online crime being the leading cause in the loss of money.  Click here to read the Mail Online …

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    • Recycle your gadgets is important for the environment

      Recycle Your Gadgets Today An increasing number of gadgets and appliances are being discarded. A study was driven by the European Commission's circular economy package, which is intended to increase …

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    • How to protect your identity online

      Protect Your Identity from Online Fraud The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest. Remember to protect yourself from identity …

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    • Local children's football world cup

      Cheadle Hulme's Children's World Cup Cheadle Hulme School’s Sports’ Day 2013 inspired STE Waste Managing Director and Cheadle Hulme Schooldad Marcus Farmer to devise and sponsor an alternave …

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    • Waste disposal vehicles recieve tracking systems upgrade

      STE Waste is pleased to announce that it has upgraded its tracking systems for all its waste collection and shredding vehicles. Our partner Navman Wireless now allows us to produce up to date reports on efficiency at the …

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