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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…

Great Britain!

Here are our 6 reasons to celebrate British made products – with a particular focus on ours.

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.

Great Scot!

We’re delighted to announce that Egbert Taylor has retained its place on Scotland Excel’s Supply and Delivery of Recycle and Refuse Containers procurement framework. This is incredibly important to us for the following reasons: It means that we can continue supplying local authorities in Scotland (and that councils in the country can readily buy steel bins from…

Local authorities must re-examine the tender if they truly want to go green

The push to go green is everywhere; and about time, too. We’ve been plundering the planet for far too long. Something (or rather lots of things) needs to give – and judging by COP26, quite quickly, too. When it comes to delivering sustainability within the supply chain, procurement has the potential to be the driver…


We’re only just getting over a global pandemic, so let’s not dwell on how it impacted UK organisations overly reliant on imported bins (or materials required to build bins, for that matter) other than to say that international supply chains were hugely affected.  Instead, let’s celebrate six benefits of buying British products – with a focus on…

The wonder of the weld: a day in the life of Lee McDermott

I’ve been at Egbert Taylor for over 20 years and I can honestly say that there’s no other manufacturer that welds to the quality we do. The whole team are time-served welders, all trained to NVQ Level 2 and above, and the intricate work that everyone can do is something that I still find impressive…


We’ve heard a number of rumours circulating about a lack of steel in the UK. Whoever’s talking about a steel shortage mustn’t have visited our Droitwich manufacturing site.