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Keeping events clean & tidy

Hundreds of thousands of fans have been helping to keep the country’s biggest sporting and musical events clean and tidy thanks to products supplied by the UK's leading manufacturer of wheeled bins. MGB Plastics has recently supplied hundreds of its wheelie bins to the UK’s biggest music festivals and sports tournaments. Over the last few months it has supplied the likes of the Isle of Wight festival, the British Golf Open and Cheltenham Gold Cup with its bins being used by fans to keep the area clean and tidy. Conor Sugrue, general manager at MGB Plastics, said: “Thousands of...

Recycling rates in Europe

According to the latest statistics, the UK lies ninth on the list for recycling rates in Europe. Conor Sugrue, general manager at MGB Plastics looks at the waste management strategies of better performing European counterparts, like Germany, and discusses how the UK can use best practice from these countries to achieve higher recycling rates. When the European Commission's statistical office released its first set of comparative data for the recycling and composting rates for municipal solid waste achieved by the European Union's (EU) 27 member states, it made for some interesting...

Recycling & waste management news

Dennis Eagle will integrate a heavy duty hybrid electric propulsion system into a low-entry cab truck, according to an agreement with BAE Systems Defence and Technology Company. Company spokesmen say the new system will introduce significantly lower emissions and better fuel efficiency, and will reduce noise pollution. At this year’s IFAT ENTSORGA, Faun introduced the revised Rotopress ‘Dualpower’ RCV, claiming a fuel saving of up to 33% and lower noise emissions down to 91dbA.They also displayed the new ‘Filter’ dust particle filtration package available on...

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