EQUINOX RECYCLING APPOINTS PAUL WILLSON AS SALES MANAGER

17 March 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Willson as Sales Manager for Equinox Recycling Ltd. Paul first began his career with Equinox Recycling in September 2015, where he worked as an HGV Class 2 Driver and was responsible for the emptying and delivering of wheeled bins and REL skips. During that time, he […]

2016 // OUR YEAR IN REVIEW

14 March 2017

2016 was an incredibly exciting year for us here at Equinox Recycling, so we’re kicking off 2017 by looking look back on 2016 and reflecting on the progress our business has made over the last year. Read on to find out about some of our successes and achievements in the past 12 months. Equinox Recycling […]

EQUINOX INCREASES OPERATIONAL HOURS IN LINE WITH CUSTOMER DEMAND

1 March 2017

Over the last 12 months, Equinox Recycling has enjoyed a period of remarkable growth, which has led to a growing number of customers. As always, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service, so in order to maintain our high standards, we have increased our operational hours in line with customer […]

TESCO AND SAINSBURY’S BAN PLASTIC COTTON BUDS IN A BID TO CUT WASTE

16 January 2017

Two of the UK’s largest supermarkets have announced plans to ban the sale of cotton buds with plastic stems in a bid to cut waste and reduce plastic pollution in rivers and seas.   Both Tesco and Sainsbury’s have committed to replacing the plastic stems with biodegradable paper ones by the end of 2017 in […]

LOCAL AUTHORITIES ARE CRACKING DOWN ON FLY-TIPPERS

14 January 2017

Local authorities in England and Wales are using new powers to seize and crush vehicles used for the illegal dumping of waste in a bid to crackdown on fly-tippers.   Councils are also calling for a legal loophole – which means enforcement officers have to give some fly-tippers seven days written warning before inspecting them […]

Carbon Trust Launches Zero Waste To Landfill Certification

19 December 2016

The Carbon Trust has launched a new certification for companies that achieve zero waste to landfill.   The Carbon Trust Standard for Zero Waste to Landfill recognizes an organisation’s achievements in reducing its environmental impact through actively diverting its non-hazardous waste streams from landfill by reducing waste, reusing materials, increasing recycling or sending waste to […]

The Potting Shed Langley

17 December 2016

Today, we wanted to let you know about The Potting Shed in Langley, which opened its doors to the public on the 19th November following months of renovation work and a major investment by Elite Pubs. The opening of The Potting Shed brings Elite’s portfolio of pubs to seven across Kent and Sussex. Equinox Recycling […]

Only One Third Of All Plastic Packaging Is Being Recycled

9 December 2016

According to new research, only one third of all plastic packaging used for consumer products is recycled each year, with the remaining two thirds being sent to landfill or incineration. Only 500,000 tonnes of the 1.5m tonnes of recyclable plastic waste manufactured every year is being recycled as intended, according to the figures compiled by […]

Equinox Recycling Supports Marden Russets Hockey Club

8 December 2016

At Equinox Recycling, we believe we have an important role to play in supporting local communities, as well as the environment. We actively get involved in local causes that are important to us and have recently extended our support to Marden Russets Hockey Club. Although our main depot is based in Tonbridge, Marden is where […]

Ashford Borough Council Warns Residents Over Contaminated Waste

11 November 2016

Ashford Borough Council is cracking down on contaminated waste and has warned residents that recycling bins will not be collected if incorrect items are placed inside. A similar crackdown last year saw residents make significant improvements to their recycling habits, but standards have reportedly slipped and a substantial number of waste loads are being rejected […]
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