July 1st, 2013
Trailers have certainly become a key part of various industries over the years, though it should be recognised how vital they are in the area of recycling and waste management nowadays. The various types of trailers – from drawbar and walking floor, to Chem and Skip trailers – have all become some of the most valued parts of different businesses’ plan.
Often used to transport waste, recyclables, plant and vehicles, amongst many other things, they are a handy addition to many companies. Even if it just to assist and make the general, day-to-day operations of the business in transporting easier or to open up a new revenue stream through a…
July 1st, 2013
Forty schools across Wales have joined together to promote WEEE reuse, organised by ten councils to reduce waste.
WEEE Reuse Recycle 2012, which is being run in conjunction with compliance scheme ERP, the Distributor Take-back Scheme and SE Wales Regional Waste Group will see each school collecting unwanted or broken electrical items from pupils, where it will then be sent to a re-processor, and treated for reuse or recycling.
Each council has partnered with a community reuse group that will reintroduce salvageable items into the community. The remaining products will be recycled by…
June 21st, 2013
One of the busiest roads in Scotland was resurfaced last year with the asphalt, containing shredded rubber from old tyres.
Tests were performed on grip and skid resistance, with engineers reporting that the rubber road, on a stretch of dual carriageway between Perth and Dundee, resulted in a quieter drive.
The surface is also more environmentally friendly. Since 2006, EU rules have banned the disposal of tyres in landfill sites, leaving about 480,000 tonnes of recyclable…
June 20th, 2013
When it comes to a send-off, most people resign themselves to the pine coffin and black hearse route. But a former bricklayer told his family that his final journey should take place in a skip-shaped coffin – on the back of his old work truck.
Tony Bryan, a grandfather of four, who passed away at the age of 74, had requested to be taken on a tour of his home town before his burial which took place in his one acre garden.
Bryan’s son, Nick, decided to take on his father’s requests and set about creating his final wish.
He said: ‘The funeral was a celebration of my father’s…
June 16th, 2013
The price went in to operation on 1st June and effects skips, scaffolding and other building materials.
The council – one of the last few to have a free permitting system – have said they are putting the price up to tackle “the amount of people leaving skips, often overloaded, on site for longer periods of time than permitted, causing potential safety issues for passers-by.”
However, a closer look at the figures of what could be made as clear profit looks more likely to be…
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June 11th, 2013
Our pals from Sharp Skips in Romford have just been on, asking us to spread the word on a number of skip thefts going on in the area…
Just last week we had 2 12 yard skips stolen from a site in Abridge, Essex. We also know a company who have had exactly the same done to them from Leigh on Sea. It seems that the company name given for the skip deliveries was Romford Demolition and went by the contact name of Dean/Darren on 07543 239494.
We understand that this is out of your hands but we would lilke to warn other companies of being a subject of the same fate.
This is a police matter, so if…