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Why firms must help the public sector create social value

It wasn’t too long ago that local authorities and private sector companies operated in isolation. In the case of Taylor bins, a local authority would choose an appropriate product and we would manufacture it. It was very much a transactional, client-supplier relationship, and one that began in 1961 when Taylor first opened its doors. At…

SUSTAINABLE COATING DRIVES REFURB REVENUE BOOST

The decision to swap paint for powder has changed the fortunes of Worcester-based container manufacturer Egbert Taylor, as the firm reports a revenue increase of 36 per cent across its refurbishment division over the last 12 months. In December 2019, Egbert Taylor announced that it would replace wet paint processes with carbon-free powder coating across…

Waste not, want not

By Adam Ramsay, Area Business Manager for Scotland at Egbert Taylor Imagine this scenario. You’re a waste manager at a local authority who, over the years, has seen the council partner with a number of contractors, all of which have had different livery and put their bins through different degrees of usage. The contractors have…

Cost effective bin procurement in a post-Covid world

By Mark Jenkins, Sales Director at Egbert Taylor By now, there can’t be many people under the illusion that things are going to be easy over the coming weeks, months and even years. The government has implemented a number of commendable measures since March, with the furlough scheme being particularly notable. However, what goes up…

The Contamination Challenge

Back in 2010, when I first joined Egbert Taylor, the waste and recycling industry was completely new to me – I’d been in the fireplace sector for 14 years up until that point! Within a couple of years I was fully up to speed. However, I was amazed at the rate at which the sector…

EGBERT TAYLOR NAMED NATIONAL RECYCLING AWARDS FINALIST

Egbert Taylor and South Ayrshire Council will join illustrious businesses and organisations at the National Recycling Awards 2020, which takes place on 15 December, after both organisations were today announced as joint finalists for the Partnership Excellence – Public/Private Sector Award. Both organisations were shortlisted following a successful partnership initiative that delivered huge recycling gains…

Win while you’re binning: the case for smart waste collection

by Emmett Reidy, Business Development Director at Egbert Taylor I’ve been working in the disruptive waste technology market for over a decade now, and during that time the bin and market has changed – considerably, I am glad to say. With the advancement in cellular and battery technology, as well as Local Authorities’ openness to…

EGBERT TAYLOR APPOINTS CHAIRMAN

Worcester container manufacturer, Egbert Taylor, has appointed longstanding waste industry specialist and former Dennis Eagle CEO, Mike Molesworth, as Chairman. The move supports the firm’s ambitious growth plans and is expected to help reaffirm Egbert Taylor’s position as the UK’s primary producer of premium steel containers. Mike, a prominent figure within the waste sector, led…

Growing Global demand for Steel Bins sees UK manufacturer widen International net.

Longstanding container manufacturer, Egbert Taylor, has revealed that its ‘Best of British’ message is continuing to gain traction overseas, after securing a number of projects in Saudi Arabia for its iconic Continental 1,100L, worth over £1,000,000. The Worcester-based firm has also recently received high value orders from India and Malaysia, as countries around the world…

Update and Innovate your ‘Binfrastructure’

Cleaning the UK’s streets of mostly avoidable litter costs the taxpayer almost £800million each year according to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Overflowing bins, missed collections and poorly located waste containers contribute to the growing problem of littering and excessive waste on our countries streets with a worrying 1 in 5* people having…

Food, glorious food

The Christmas season is upon us. And whilst it represents a time for celebration, family and friendship, it’s often a time of high consumption when it comes to food. Not that long ago the only post-Christmas commitment we, as a society, had, was to use the New Year to get fit and lose what we…