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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…
The Durham dynamo: A day in the life of … Kevin Docherty, Area Business Manager at Egbert Taylor
I started at Egbert Taylor back in June 2010, having joined from the fireplace industry. I had worked at a North East-based British fireplace manufacturer for 14 years and by the time I left I was the firm’s national key accounts manager. I left the role because the firm couldn’t compete with cheap Chinese imports,…
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.
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…
It’s all about brand (and real ale): A day in the life of… Steve Tuffy, Logo Production Manager at Egbert Taylor
Like several members of the team here, I’ve been with the business for many years – 26, in fact. I began on the finishing line and have moved around the company since, which I think is one of the reasons I’ve stayed so long. It’s always interesting and there’s always something new to learn. However,…
Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Planner: A day in the life of … Iain Smith, Production Planner at Egbert Taylor
I’d say the team at Egbert Taylor are morning people, as the majority of us are on site and raring to go early doors. I’ll typically start my day at 7.30am, although early mornings are now ingrained having spent six years as an Assault Soldier. After serving in Afghanistan in 2009, and as someone whose…
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…
Bins to bikes and back again: a day in the life of Tony Nunn, General Manager at Egbert Taylor
I’ve been with Egbert Taylor for 38 years now. When people ask why I’ve stayed so long, my answer is always loyalty, and the fact that Egbert Taylor has always provided countless opportunities to progress within the business. In 1982, when I first walked through the factory doors, I was a final assembly operator; my…
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…