Who Manages Our Waste - Mitie

Friday, 1 September 2017 11:21:28 Europe/London

You may not have heard of Mitie, they provide a range of services including providing recycling bins, food waste solutions and secure confidential waste destruction.  They work with the philosophy of preventing waste at is source and if unavoidable they will consider solutions to help the customre reuse or recycle.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 28th August

Friday, 1 September 2017 10:48:53 Europe/London

Good job for CCTV footages in refuse lorries, a refuse collector was threated with a weapon after the workers refused to collect his waste due to hypodermic syrings were found in his wheelie bin, this was all caught on the back of CCTV and as a result went to court.  

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Who Manages Our Waste - PHS Group

Monday, 21 August 2017 11:00:52 Europe/London

No doubt you would have seen PHS vans travveling around, operating since 1963 when they started as a sanitary product disposal service have now expanded to become a leading provider or workplace services, everything from washroom supplies, matting, floorcare as well as waste and recycling facilities.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 1st August

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:16:40 Europe/London

A take a look at this weeks wheelie bin stories features an inventor who has made a bike trailer out of a wheelie bin, and one of the bigger stories including a new type of bin system which has eliminated the need of 9000 wheelie bins.  

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Who Manages Our Waste - Suez (Sita UK)

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 12:15:42 Europe/London

Part of Suez Environment, Sita UK is a multinational water and waste treatment company, currently employing over 5500 staff over 300 locations in UK and run everything from recycling centres to shredding facilities.  They currently recover around 5 million tonnes of waste per year and this is ever increasing and have contributed over £100 million to community and environmental projects.  

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All Aboard the Refuse Rocket

Wednesday, 9 August 2017 11:17:08 Europe/London

The Refuse Rocket is Viridors entry into the Red Bull Soapbox Race.  Held in Alexandra Palace, their racer reached top speeds of 25 mph and finished the race in just over 40 seconds, finishing 30th out of 72 racers, which is awesome since they were driving an old wheelie bin.  

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Who Manages Our Waste - Viridor

Monday, 7 August 2017 11:16:47 Europe/London

Viridor have 2 arms of business, recycling and resources and energy, the waste that they collect is recycled and turned into new products.  The company has more than 320 recycling and energy facilities across the UK and looking like it is continually growing.  A recently opened facilitiy in Glasgow has helped create over 250 jobs and estimated to save the council £254m over their 5 year contract.    

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Who Manages Our Waste - Biffa

Thursday, 3 August 2017 15:18:51 Europe/London

Biffa is one of the UK's leading waste management and recycling companies in the UK, originally a haulage company when it used to take coal to London to fire power stations.  They have over 190 sites across the country and provides waste management to over 2.4 million households and collect over 4 millions bins per week

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Wheelie Bin Headlines July

Monday, 31 July 2017 15:18:46 Europe/London

July has throw up some interesting stories in the world of wheelie bins, none other than a man using a wheelie bin to fill up with rugs he had stolen from an Argos store in Belfast, twice on the same day!!  His solicitor says it was all to fund his opiate addiction.  

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The Good, The Bad and the Barely Believable

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:56:00 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are not the best things in the world to look at, but despite this they are a part of our every day life and more often than not they appear in the headlines more than your would suggest.

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