Ropac Food Waste Recycling Contract Win For Kent’s Equinox Recycling


Equinox Recycling is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Ropac as the waste management provider for their depot in Rochester, widely acknowledged as one of the best facility in Europe for the handling of table grapes.

Ropac and is one of the UK’s leading specialist service providers, packing, storing and managing produce on behalf of growers. It was formed to meet the needs of major supermarkets that required an expert in the supply chain. The company’s business is based on the use of the most modern packing equipment (both electromagnetic heat sealers and ultra-high speed flow wrappers) as well as by storing and caring for product at its optimum temperature, working with the UK’s best supermarkets.

As part of the contract, Equinox Recycling is supplying Ropac with a compactor bin and wheeled bins for dry mixed recyclables (cardboard, paper, plastic bottles and cans) and 1100ltr wheeled bins for general waste. The waste and recyclable materials will be collected by Equinox’s own fleet of vehicles and transported to various treatment and disposal sites for recycling and recovery.

Our aim is always to collect and dispose of waste in the most economical and environmentally friendly way. We are firmly focussed on diverting waste that can be recycled away from landfill so all residual waste will be disposed of at destinations such as Energy from Waste to achieve zero waste to landfill.

Andy Gibbons, Managing Director at Equinox Recycling said: We are very pleased to be awarded the contract by Ropac. We are also very much looking forward to working together with them and achieving the most economical and environmentally friendly way to dispose of there waste.

Sean Slee, Operations Director at Ropac said: “I have worked with Andy before and always found his work ethic to be excellent and Andy and his team always pull out all the stops to get the job done”.


We are able to provide a fully comprehensive range of waste management and recycling solutions for all businesses. Using a range of vehicles including trade waste (rubbish sacks & wheeled containers), rear end loaders, skip and Roll On Roll Off, Equinox Recycling operate throughout the South East of England.

For more information please visit our commercial services page or call 01732 355 865 to speak with a member of our friendly and experienced sales team.

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