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  • Worcester City Council combats greedy Seagulls with Bigbelly

    Worcester’s growing population of greedy gulls is being brought into line following Worcester City Council’s decision to trial 10 Bigbelly units’ ability to prevent seagull scavenging and increase litter capacity in city centre locations throughout the town. The trial lasts until 14 September and will help prevent seagulls from pulling half-eaten food out of litterbins…

    Derbyshire Dales Council cuts Bin empties by 95 per cent

    Overflowing bins, vermin risks and shrinking resources are what prompted Derbyshire Dales Council to replace 115 litterbins with only 42 Bigbelly units – a decision that has since reduced unnecessary bin empties by up to 95 per cent within some parts of the local authority. Matlock Bath in Derbyshire has reduced empties using traditional litterbins…

    Egbert Taylor Expands UK Sales Team

    Egbert Taylor welcomes new Area Sales Managers in South East England Droitwich container manufacturer and waste solutions provider, Egbert Taylor, has bolstered its UK sales team following the recruitment of seasoned waste industry figures Karen Yeates and Laura Lindley. Karen Yeates Karen, who joins as Area Sales Manager for South East England, has established a…

    Hartlepool Borough Council tackles Seagulls with Bigbelly

    Hartlepool Borough Council has redefined the term ‘seagull management’ following its decision to roll out 15 Bigbelly smart stations across its popular Seaton Carew seafront area – a decision that during the trial period reduced unnecessary bin emptying by 87 per cent. Following a four-week trial, which saw 13 traditional bins replaced with five Bigbelly…

    Croydon Council gets big boost with bigbelly and £1.3M investment

    Croydon Council, London’s second largest borough, has attributed its cleaner streets to a successful community engagement programme and a £1.3m investment in its street cleansing services, which included the installation of 80 Bigbelly units across high footfall areas back in April. In only six months since Bigbelly was installed the council has achieved an 88…

    Bigbelly boosts Newham Council’s efficiency to 87 per cent in only to weeks through new trading company

    Newham Council is the latest local authority to switch to Bigbelly’s fill-level monitoring and solar compacting technology after it installed 26 smart stations in August and achieved almost 90 per cent efficiency in just two weeks. Public Realm Services (PRS) Ltd, a new Local Authority Trading Company wholly owned by Newham Council, rolled out what…

    Container rental firm launched to offer a more flexible solution to sourcing high quality products

    A new business has been launched to provide all organisations, from private sector contractors to local authorities, the opportunity to rent high quality waste containers instead of buying them. Tamco, which stands for Taylor Asset Management Company, aims to lessen the upfront capital cost of purchasing waste containers and enable its customers to match container…

    North East England waste partnership restructures bring site recycling service with Egbert Taylor

    South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP), which is responsible for delivering strategic waste management functions to almost 627,000 residents on behalf of Gateshead, South Tyneside, and Sunderland Councils, has reshaped its bring site recycling service in a move aimed at providing consistent recycling services to residents across all three local authorities. Previously, all…

    Cheshire West and Chester Council top of the league when it comes to Bigbelly

    Cheshire West and Chester Council is England’s most efficient Bigbelly user after the system’s CLEAN platform – the monitoring and evaluation software behind Bigbelly – revealed that the council operated at 98 per cent efficiency throughout 2016. The efficiency rating is based on the number of collections made when Bigbelly’s Smart Stations are full and…

    Egbert Taylor invests in developing its waste technology platform

    Egbert Taylor has begun 2017 by announcing its commitment to further business-to-business collaborations as part of its drive to become a 360-degree solutions provider and enable its customers to make their waste budgets work harder. The Droitwich-based firm is welcoming discussions with innovative companies that wish to add value to the processes of waste collection…