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.

Bin Brief – Summer 2021

After what’s been a pretty wet summer, the sun is finally out. And, just as the weather
continues to heat up, so too is activity at our factory as local authorities begin to get
everything ready as the nation moves towards a less restrictive period.
On that point, I’d like to take the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to our customers for their continued support.


Huntingdonshire District Council has taken steps to make its waste collection budget work harder after converting 360 of its traditional 110 litre litter bins into smart bins using the latest fill sensor technology. The decision will see almost a third of the council’s 1,200 public litterbins fitted with fill level sensors, which have been supplied…


Glasgow City Council has replaced 21 Large Capacity 360L litter bins lining one of the city’s busiest pedestrian thoroughfares with only 12 Bigbelly solar compacting units. Prior to a solar compacting bin trial in 2018, the council’s collection teams were emptying 25 160-litre traditional litterbins on the city’s popular Buchannan Street 438 times a week….

Bin Brief – Spring 2021

As spring begins to make its presence felt and the shadow of Covid starts to subside, we thought this would be a perfect time to share with you some of our customers’ recycling successes and the positive steps that many local authorities are currently taking to reduce contamination.

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…


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 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…