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IEG EXPANDS SALES TEAM

Impact Environmental Group (IEG), which now owns the Taylor and Duraflex brands, has expanded the remit of Container Components’ Sales Manager Bruce Ashton following the decision to promote him to the role of Area Business Manager for the entire group. Bruce joins the wider IEG stable of brands after three years at Container Components where…

GREEN REWARDS DRIVES SUSTAINABLE NAPPY CHANGE IN WIGAN

Green Rewards, a sustainability initiative launched by Taylor, is helping Wigan Council’s residents achieve a mindset change when it comes to nappy changes after the container manufacturer awarded the council ÂŁ1,136 to promote reusable nappies and reduce the council’s level of nappy-related contamination. Green Rewards enables local authorities throughout the UK to accrue points for…

TAYLOR SCOOPS TOP MANUFACTURING AWARD

Taylor has won the Best Waste & Recycling Containers Manufacturer Award as part of the SME News-hosted British Made Awards 2022. The awards programme, which aims to reward a vastly diverse range of creative manufacturers from across the UK, includes a panel of judges that evaluate entrants solely on merit.  All entrants are assessed based…

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…