Scotland’s Zero Waste approach highlights the increasing need for managing waste as effectively as possible – but it also brings into focus the increasing pressures on managing resources as efficiently as we can.
“When the time comes for a similar approach across the rest of the UK, we need to be sure we can store and move waste without a huge demand on already stretched manufacturing resources, “says ESE World Managing Director Dave Hughes.
“Having been involved in the recycling of more than four million plastic wheeled bins, we can now produce containers manufactured from 100% recycled material.”
They are robust and durable containers, which meet all the guidelines of the RAL GZ-951/1 quality mark, the most rigorous and demanding standard applied to these products.
“The level of recycled content can be specified by customers and is also dependent on colour requirements,” he adds. “The important feature is that we’re able to maximise recycled content through design and process experience, not just through availability of material.”
“Just because you have the materials to make a bin doesn’t mean that you can produce a container which will be as good.”
“We aim use the resources entrusted to us in a sustainable way. We’re not just aware of our responsibilities towards protecting natural resources, we’ve changed the way we work so that we meet those responsibilities full on.”
“When we produce new plastic bins and containers we aim for CO2 reduction through the whole process; from raw materials, through manufacturing, and transport…and back again.”