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Much like the other industries around the world, waste management and recycling doesn’t sleep. At MGB, we like to keep our clients up-to-date with the latest news and information from MGB and the industry in which we function.

MGB Straight relaunching with our parent company IPL!

Over the last few years MGB Straight have undergone some radical changes with the help of our parent company IPL. A period of significant investment has created a proposition that is now considered the UK’s leading manufacturer of wheeled bins & recycling caddies, working alongside 90% of UK Councils. We now boast unrivalled UK production capacity, with the ability to manufacture up to 50,000 wheeled bins per week, which is a staggering 2.5 million bins every year! We are excited to announce that over the coming weeks we will be relaunching as an official part of IPL who are a global...

MGB Plastics Builds for Future Growth with Seven Figure Machinery Investment

The UK’s largest manufacturer of wheeled bins has strengthened its position as market leader with a seven figure investment in new machinery to help increase production and target new markets. MGB Plastics has continued its commitment to UK manufacturing by bolstering its business with a new 2700t Krauss Maffei injection moulding machine at its Rotherham factory. This recent addition - its fourth investment in as many years - will complement its existing portfolio of equipment to allow the company to manufacture more products, cope with extra demand and boost sales as it targets a growing...

Successful MGB contract drives Edinburgh recycling success

A recent contract to supply and distribute bins in Edinburgh has lead to huge increase in recycling across Edinburgh. In the first stage of the project 140,000 households received new 240-litre recycling bins, leading to an 85% rise in the amount of waste being recycled, with a huge reduction in the amount of waste going to landfill. Speaking to the Edinburgh Evening News, MGB General Manager Ross Schofield said, We couldn't be happier with the results of the new scheme for Edinburgh council and look forward to extending it's reach further across the city. Read the full article...

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