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Scottish success prompts team expansion

Worcester-based container manufacturer and waste solutions provider, Egbert Taylor, has announced plans to grow its presence in Scotland following the appointment of Adam Ramsay, who joins the team this month as Area Business Manager. The move follows a string of successes in Fife and South Ayrshire, which has seen the large-scale rollout of many of…

Egbert Taylor scoops national recycling award

Egbert Taylor has won the Smarter Systems (Efficiency) Award at this year’s National Recycling Awards, which took place at London Hilton, Park Lane, on 27 June, beating 10 other companies that had been shortlisted for the coveted category. Over 600 of the recycling sector’s prominent figures came together to celebrate the waste industry’s achievements, many…

Contamination crackdown at South Ayrshire Council

Egbert Taylor is playing its part in helping South Ayrshire Council to improve recycling levels after rolling out a series of measures across 1,200 of its 1,100L bins. The council has incorporated three Egbert Taylor solutions including the T-Lock, the Lid-in-Lid and aperture restrictor plate, all of which have been introduced to increase the quality…

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…

Lifes a Peach on the Beach in Sunderland following a new plastic waste strategy

Sunderland City Council has put the genie back in the plastic bottle following its decision to tackle plastic waste across its seafront areas via a partnership with container manufacturer and waste solutions provider, Egbert Taylor. The move, which has seen the council roll out specially designed 660L bins wrapped with engaging calls to action for…

Dundee Bins are pretty as a picture after school competition winners revealed

Egbert Taylor and Dundee City Council have announced the names of schoolchildren whose art will now adorn bins located on the streets of Dundee after they won a Dundee-wide school competition. The creative competition, which called for budding artists to design a recycling-themed piece of art asking the public to correctly dispose of their waste,…

BigBelly helps Darlington Community avoid litter fines

Since introducing 10 Bigbelly units, Darlington Borough Council has not only achieved a 98 per cent efficiency rating – the emptying of units only when 80 per cent full as opposed to emptying bins irrespective of fill level – but also made sure that members of the Darlington community have every opportunity to avoid fines…

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…

The UK’s first Access Control Textile Bank

Egbert Taylor with Nathan’s Wastesavers, one of the UK’s largest Textile recycling companies to become first UK business to offer Textile Bank with Access Control. The product, which was developed to help Nathan’s Wastesavers minimise problems with theft, contamination and fly-tipping across its customers’ fleet of textile banks, means that only those authorised to use…

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…