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Scottish council puts a lid on contamination

South Ayrshire Council has cut waste contamination in four problem areas, all of which were suffering from severe fly tipping, by giving its waste strategy an overhaul with the help of Droitwich bin manufacturer Egbert Taylor. Up until this spring, the council had relied on four 240L wheeled bins per flat to manage the general…

Major UK acquisition for US firm

Impact Environmental Group (IEG) has acquired Duraflex, the brand behind Chesterfield-based Container Components Europe.  It is the US firm’s second acquisition in the UK since acquiring Egbert H. Taylor & Co Ltd in November 2021. The decision to purchase Duraflex is part of IEG’s global strategy to build a comprehensive waste solutions organisation that caters…

Getting waste collection down to a T

Over the last two years I’ve turned into somewhat of an evangelist. Not about a particular TV show, trend or latest fad. No, my chosen topic is, sadly, waste. Actually, I’m not sorry. In fact, those who’ve read my recent day in the life piece, which revealed how even on my honeymoon I was taking pictures of…

Case study: Cannock Chase Council choose Taylor node° to improve residential recycling rates

Background  Cannock Chase Council was looking for ways to improve recycling rates at the Moss Road residential estate in Cannock. At the time, recycling rates were almost non-existent, with multi-occupancy dwellings making collection a logistical challenge.  The council had previously worked with Egbert Taylor to improve recycling and waste collection in the town centre, so…

Egbert Taylor builds UK team

Egbert Taylor, the 60-year-old Worcester-based container manufacturer, has its sights set on growing its presence in the South East of England after appointing waste veteran Frank Adie, who joins the business as Area Business Manager for London. Frank, who has worked in the waste sector for over two decades, joins Egbert Taylor from Viridor where…

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Edinburgh City Council chooses Egbert Taylor

When Edinburgh City Council decided to launch the food collection scheme it was aware of the issues of weight and speed of decomposition. The council approached Egbert Taylor to design a bespoke solution for the project. Drawing on 50 years of research and development experience, Egbert Taylor was able to work closely with the council to develop collection points that were suitable for food collection within just two weeks of the initial briefing.