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5 Alternative Uses for the BRUTE

5 Alternative Uses for the Brute

Here at Rubbermaid Direct2U, we understand that not every product will be bought to fulfil its intended use. So, we’ve decided to highlight the versatility of our best-selling utility waste solution: BRUTEs! 1. Black Round BRUTE Composting is a cost-effective, organic process that decomposes your waste and turns it into fertiliser for plants. This is a great way to reduce the amount of waste you put into your wheelie bin, and help your garden at the same time. Black Round BRUTEs can be a discreet addition to your gardening arsenal. Simply carve the bottom out and install a mesh grid… Read more

5 Useful Tips for People Who Stand All Day

5 Useful Tips for People Who Stand All Day

Your job might require you to stand all day, if you work in engineering, warehousing, retail, catering or hair & beauty. Unfortunately, if you’re not standing with mindfulness, it can take a toll on your back, legs and feet. In 2016, 41% of work-related illnesses was of musculoskeletal disorders. That’s nearly half! A recent report by the NHS revealed that around 1.1 million fit notes related to musculoskeletal disorders made it the second most common reason for issuing a note. Unfortunately, there’s only so much your company can do, such as provide ergonomic workspaces and adequate matting. What can you… Read more

A New Look for Security Seals Direct2U

A while ago, we began the long but rewarding process of making our Direct2U websites responsive. We gradually tested and improved their design, functionality and added more features that would make your experience on our websites a pleasant one. And so, we’re pleased to report that the latest website to receive a facelift is Security Seals Direct2U! This means that you can now access our range of products on any mobile device. Whether you are browsing on your personal tablet, smartphone or closing the deal on your work laptop or desktop. Our products and content will fit whichever device you… Read more

Walk for Dreams 2017

Walk for Dreams 2017

This year Walk for Dreams has come around very fast. Usually the event is held in the autumn, but the team at Promise Dreams decided to bring it forward to July – and what a success it was! Like last year we had members of our team taking part in the walk and marshalling. This was the fourth year in a row that we have been involved in Walk for Dreams and it’s still as much fun as the first. Recently Promise Dreams asked us why we take part every year. And well that was easy to answer. Walk for… Read more