Waste Bins News

  • We’ve teamed up with NHS Trust Leeds to push sustainability in hospitals

    We’re working closely with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals around Leeds, and save money through steps such as improving recycling and saving energy. We were in the Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital last week supporting the Estates team with their NHS ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. ...

  • Retro inspired Grit Bins from Wybone

    As part of a new heritage style range, we have introduced Retro Grit Bins in four classic pastel shades. Scrupulously designed to offer strength and style to suit any environment. Each unit is manufactured from a special mix of glass reinforced plastic, offering a level of durability that cannot be found in cheaper plastic units. The nature of the glass reinforced plastic ensures that the salt ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • City of London declares ambition to recycle half a million disposable coffee cups in one month

    The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile which is reported to hold the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of whom are fuelled by coffee. The City of London, Network Rail, national coffee retailers and some of the Square Mile’s biggest employers, including Lloyd’s and Eversheds, are joining forces in a scheme led by environmental charity Hubbub, in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • SOTKON equipment with PAYT system is best-seller in Croatia

    Croatia is one of the markets where SOTKON brand products have been very well accepted, not only by the recognition of the simplicity and functionality in use, but also of the technology used in manufacturing and subsequently optimizing the operation to better serve the end they are intended for. In the picture, some of the Retro model waste intake bins in which the SOTKIS by SOTKON Access ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • The National Recycling Coalition 2016 Awards Recipients

    This September, The National Recycling Coalition honored recycling awards recipients at the Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans. The awards were presented to the recipients at the 2016 Murray J. Fox Scholarship and NRC Annual Awards Luncheon. The awards program is designed to honor and recognize outstanding individuals, programs, and organizations around the country, both for ...

  • UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE TO INSTALL UNDERGROUND WASTE SYSTEM

    http://resource.co/article/university-cambridge-install-underground-waste-system-6665 "An estimated 450 underground bins (such as those pictured), supplied by Portuguese-based Sotkon UK, will be located across the 150-hectare development site and will reportedly help reduce the site’s carbon emissions by ‘taking away the stop-start collection of traditional, above-ground wheelie ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Forkliftable Recycling Collection Cart Now Features Durable, Powder-Coated Base as Standard

    The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN now features the company’s sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, ...


    By MODRoto

  • Ergonomic Picking Carts Reduce Bending and Reaching in Picking, Packing and Fulfillment

    Plastic picking carts in the Poly-Trux(R) 50P Series line from material handling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) are offered with an optional, ergonomic, spring-loaded platform to reduce bending and reaching into the cart during picking, packing and fulfillment operations. Ideal for use in ...


    By MODRoto

  • Enerpat Waste Cardboard Baler

    The ECB series waste cardboard baler is suitable for packaging paper (cardboard boxes, newsprint, etc.), cotton, waste plastics (PET bottles, plastic film, turnover box), straw, straw and other loose material. It is an ideal machine for cardboard recycling. They are simple and easy to use and represent excellent value for money. These balers provide a cost-effective means of removing card, ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Tis the season to be aware of recycling

    A staggering 300,000 tonnes of card is used in UK households during the festive season Card packaging used at Christmas could cover Big Ben almost 260,000 times Recycling charity is urging people to recycle as much card and paper as they can this Christmas The UK is estimated to use almost 300,000 tonnes of card packaging at ...

  • Minnesota based Materials Processing Corporation Files Bankruptcy

    Materials Processing Corp. (MPC) the Minnesota Electronics Recycling company has shut down in the wake of state fines for improper storage of 5 million pounds of crushed cathode ray tubes last year.  The Star Tribune reported earlier; MPC CEO David Kutoff, who could ...

  • EPA Announces more than $4 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Nevada

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $4 million in funding to invest in Nevada tribes for environmental programs, community education and capacity building. The announcement was made at the 23rd Annual Regional Tribal Conference in Reno, Nev. “Tribes have made great progress in protecting the environment and improving public health in Indian Country,” said Jared ...

  • Recofloor – the perfect partner on construction projects

    Recofloor is the perfect partner for recycling waste vinyl flooring from any construction or refurbishment project, offering up to 70% savings on disposal costs versus landfill. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro to divert waste material from landfill, the UK’s national award-winning vinyl flooring recycling ...

  • Guide to Buying a Glass Bottle Crusher

    The best approach to manage, store and dispose of waste glass bottles is a well debated subject amongst the many bar, restaurant and hotel owners in the hospitality industry. The generally accepted practice is to collect empty glass bottles in a bottle bin which, when full, is wheeled through the bar and into a bottle storage area where the bottles are sorted and eventually collected by a waste ...

  • GCC Environment Forum - Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

    Now in its 5th edition, the GCC Environment Forum (GEF) has grown in popularity and prestige over the years to assert its position as Saudi Arabia’s flagship environmental event. We are pleased to announce the 2015 event will be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and under the initiative of the Presidency of Meteorology and ...


    By BME Global Ltd.

  • Revolution in Rotomolding: Merck Develops Iriodin RMP for Enhancing Decorative Rotational Molded Products

    Merck, a leading company for innovative and topquality high-tech products in the healthcare, life science and performance materials sectors, is revolutionizing rotational molding, “rotomolding” for short. With Iriodin® RMP, the innovative preparations based on classic Iriodin®, the company is making something possible that was previously impossible: giving rotomolded plastic ...


    By Merck

  • Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

    Eleven winners in Massachusetts were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to protect or improve the region’s ...

  • Vermont Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

    Four winners in Vermont were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to protect or improve the region’s environment in ...

  • Canadians’ Food Wasting Habits Need to Stop

    “Stop wasting your food!” A lecture delivered in every dining table, is now a national call to all Canadians. Green Living Enterprises, Canada’s leading cause marketing group, says Canada’s food waste problem needs to be addressed at the household level. The Toronto Food Policy Council estimates about $27 billion worth of food produced and sold in Canada is wasted ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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