TUNBRIDGE WELLS RESIDENTS COULD BE GETTING A NEW WHEELIE BIN

13 October 2017

Tunbridge Wells residents could soon be receiving an additional wheelie bin at their properties as Councillor Nasir Jamil is campaigning to replace their two green recycling boxes with a wheelie bin. He believes that the move would solve the ongoing issue of overflowing recycling boxes in the streets. Residents currently have a green recycling box […]

LESS THAN 3% OF KENT’S HOUSEHOLD WASTE SENT TO LANDFILL IN 2016/17

23 September 2017

According to provisional data from the Kent Resource Partnership’s annual report, less than 3% of Kent’s household waste was sent to landfill in 2016/17. Unveiled by the Kent Resource Partnership at their annual conference on 22nd September, the report provides data for a range of activities carried out by the KRP in 2016/17. The report […]

CONGRATULATIONS MR AND MRS KELLY!

23 September 2017

We would like to extend huge congratulations to our Accounts Manager, Kayleigh, who got married last month. Kayleigh and Liam were engaged on her birthday in March 2016 and married at The Gardens in Yalding on Saturday 9th September 2017, with celebrations continuing late into the night. On the morning of the wedding, the bridal party […]

RECYCLE WEEK 25TH SEPTEMBER – 1ST OCTOBER 2017

23 September 2017

When it comes to recycling, we’re all guilty of throwing some items into the green bin and then promptly forgetting all about them. Because we never really see where they end up, right? Wrong! The ‘end result’ of recycling is actually all around us. Plastic shampoo bottles can be recycled into your favourite team’s football […]

EQUINOX COMPETES AT NATIONAL REFUSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

27 July 2017

Hundreds of people turned out at Weston-super-Mare seafront on Saturday 10th June to watch Equinox Recycling and other crews from across the UK compete in the National Refuse Championships. 17 teams took part in the Championships including ourselves, Biffa, Amey, Simply Waste, Kier, Aspect Solutions, Hills Waste, Devon Contract Waste, Swindon Borough Council, Weir Waste, […]

WE’RE HIRING – HGV RIGID (CLASS 2) DRIVER

13 July 2017

Equinox Recycling is constantly moving forward and over the last 12 months we have enjoyed a period of remarkable growth. As always, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service and in order to maintain our high standards and services we are continuously investing time and money into our equipment and employees. We have a […]

PANORAMA INVESTIGATION EXPOSES KENT LITTER WARDENS

6 June 2017

Litter wardens in Ashford have been suspended from duty after a Panorama investigation revealed they were getting bonuses for issuing fines. The special investigation called Inside the Litter Police, which aired on BBC1’s Panorama on Monday, saw an undercover reporter working alongside enforcement officers in Bexley. It looked into the training, behaviour and practices carried […]

ASHFORD ACHIEVES RECYCLING RATE ABOVE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE

22 May 2017

Residents in Ashford have been praised for their efforts to recycle household waste after achieving a recycling rate above the national target of 50%. The latest figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) reveal that Ashford Borough Council has become the country’s most improved recycling authority, with 53.1% of the borough’s […]

KENT COUNCILS ARE EXPLORING A JOINT WASTE COLLECTION CONTRACT

11 May 2017

Local authorities in Tunbridge Wells, Dartford and Tonbridge & Malling are currently exploring the establishment of a joint waste collection contract, which could begin in 2019. The Kent councils, which are all members of the Kent Resource Partnership, are looking into the possibility of a joint waste and recycling collection deal, with early discussions suggesting […]

EQUINOX SET TO TAKE PART IN NATIONAL REFUSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

20 April 2017

Equinox Recycling has signed up to take part in the National Refuse Championships at Weston Super-Mare seafront on Saturday 10th June 2017. Formerly known as the ‘World Refuse Championships’, this exciting charity event last took place in 1995 and it is hoped that some of the original founders will be in attendance for the new […]
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