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Recycled Discs: 2nd July 2020

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

For those who like myself hold recycling dear to the heart I have proof that one form works.

discs hanging in tree to protect bunch of red cherry's from birds

Not one cherry eaten by birds!!!

https://www.recyclenow.com/what-to-do-with/cds-dvds-0

Allotment/Work Connection: 7th May 2020

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

We try to recycle or reuse as much as we can at work in all areas whether it be paper parts, envelopes, boxes, discs or ink cartridges.

I am loving to be able to reuse over-run CD’s & DVDs at my allotment to act as bird scarers.cds with burn side showing ties through centre hole with string

We Do Waterproof Print ! 13th March 2020

Friday, March 13th, 2020

I thought it was worth letting our customers know that at Duplication Centre we also specialise in Waterproof Print.

https://www.waterproofprint.com

Using our State of the Art Richo Pro C7100sx we produce waterproof print in 300 gsm and 170 gsm for outdoor pursuits,outdoor cafes & restaurants, aqua sport and other marine needs, maps, walking & hiking, leaflets & flyers….and the occasional poster for a lost cat!!!

We are proud to say that we  have just completed an order for the Royal Society For the Protection of Birds.

A4 booklets ringbound with various outdoor scenes of wildlife

Ready for outside use in the RSPB Hides.

Recycling Discs: 20st February 2020

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

As part of our ongoing search to find worthwhile causes to recycle our discs we are collecting over-runs or “spoilt” discs to send to Holborough Lakes Special Resource Provision at Valley Invicta Primary School; working with children who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.

https://www.holboroughlakes.viat.org.uk/2329/news/post/75/project-salus-donation-request

The discs are going to be used for projects in their sensory garden and we look forward to sharing pictures of this when it is complete.

silver shiny cd discs spread on table for recycycling

 

Recycling : 14th Feb 2020

Friday, February 14th, 2020

We are always trying our best to recycle within our industry and constantly look for new ways, however small to improve.

We are especially pleased when we can promote recycling through the work we have done for a customer….especially one who has been with us for years!

Check Nathans Wastesavers out here:

https://www.nathanswastesavers.co.uk/textile_recycling_contact_us.php

Rag Bag is a brilliant recycling scheme developed to provide regular fundraising for schools,clubs,nurseries and other organisations….the scheme raises awareness to with the younger generation and ensures less material goes to landfill.

https://www.nathanswastesavers.co.uk/rag_bag_free_fundraising_scheme.html

cd with cartoon characters loading bags of rags for recycling on to a lorry

RAG BAG RECYCLING

New Year,New Project: 22nd Jan 2020

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

We are delighted to still be bringing to our customers such high quality CD’s , DVD’s & Blu-Ray.

If you’ve been considering putting your music onto disc, come to us for help and advice for the best results for you.

Although our most popular products are the eco-friendly card products we still do the full range of traditional plastic cases, and where we can we buy eco-friendly or recyclable plastic.

Give us a call if you need any help with your order; we have both technical and administrative staff to guide you through.

Retro look card wallet with hollywood vibe, man in sunglasses and hollwood couple dancing2 rows of cds with the spine upwards in a boxclosed cd and an open cd case cd with countryside fields and a farmer and his wife

Recycling CD’s & DVD’s: 26th Nov. 2019

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

We are always on the look out for ways to recycle CD’s & DVD’s because no matter how hard we try we do get discs that are unusable; they sometimes get spoilt in the print process or rejected from the burners if there is an error.

Ball with mosaic silver pieces cut and glued on to sparkle and shine and spin

With Christmas on the horizon I saw a great way to make some unique decorations.

Get a polystyrene ball, the kind you can buy in craft shops.

Cut up a CD or DVD irregular or regular shaped pieces, and glue them onto to polystyrene…bit like a disco ball :)…add a ribbon or string for hanging it!

 

Recycling Discs: 13th September 2019

Friday, September 13th, 2019

However hard you try, in production of orders we do sometimes have spoilt print or rejected burns from our machines.

That means we have unusable discs, which we always try to recycle in some way.

Just one wonderful use for a recycled CD/DVD !!

 

man with glasses and moustashe trimming it with scissors using a cd as a mirror

 

Incredible Art: 30th August 2019

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Every now and then we have art submitted for orders that really catches our eye!

Take a look at these card wallets:

colourful lady with multi-coloured hair and cool sunglasses

Use our free artwork creator tool and the card wallet template in our artwork section to create your card wallet.

https://www.duplicationcentre.co.uk/artwork.html

Packaging and the Environment: 1st July 2019

Monday, July 1st, 2019

At Duplication Centre we are sending out an increasing amount of sustainable card products which minimises the necessity for using a massive amount of plastic bubblewrap.

We do however still send lots of plastic and potentially breakable products and the reality is however much fragile tape you put on a parcel, they can sometimes get some rough treatment by the couriers!!!

Our priority is to get orders to customers in the perfect condition that they leave us, so good packing is important.

All this said we still try to reuse and recycle as much as we can :

*Boxes from incoming products are reused to double box giving amazing transit protection.

*Sourcing card boxes from other local businesses that would other wise be discarded.

*Reuse of mailite or bubble bags for outgoing samples and proofs.

It can be time consuming to recycle but we think it’s worth it .

Always trying to take responsibility for our own foot print.

Brown recycled cardboard box with green recycing symbol around it

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