Drive to Succeed

2019-08-22T10:10:42+01:00August 22nd, 2019|

The drive to succeed - new vehicles delivered Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has supplied four DAF Super Space Cab tractor units and three Montracon trailers on an all-inclusive contract hire package to sustainable waste management company, Red Industries. The vehicles, which Prohire provided with equipment such as ADR boards and fire extinguishers specific to the nature of the hazardous waste industry, as well as a servicing package, went into operation in October and November and since then the relationship has developed into a valued partnership. Red’s Group Sales Director, Trevor Wilson explained, [...]

Waste News Update

2019-07-31T10:32:59+01:00July 30th, 2019|

A round up of the latest waste industry news Drinks Packaging Deposit Return Scheme A new survey by Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found that around 72% of people would support a deposit return scheme in the UK for aluminium cans and plastic & glass drinks bottles.  This shows high levels of support amongst those surveyed (YouGov surveyed 3,386 people for the poll). The results of the survey followed an announcement made by Michael Gove, former Environment Secretary, in which he backed an 'all-in' deposit return scheme, which he believed would give consumers the greatest possible incentive [...]

VACANCY: National Sales Manager

2019-06-25T09:58:46+01:00June 25th, 2019|

New vacancy for a National Sales Manager to join our team We have a vacancy for an experienced National Sales Manager to join our team.  You will be leading our field-based team and building long term client relationships.  To be successful in this role, you should have excellent communication skills, be a strong team leader, and be a good problem solver. Your role will include the training and development of the nationwide Business Development Team to build upon our current sales.  You will also be developing and nurturing important client relationships. Experience in the waste management industry would [...]

Community getting involved for Volunteers Week

2019-06-19T10:18:14+01:00June 19th, 2019|

Planting up takes place as part of Volunteers Week A big thank you to Edenhurst Preparatory School, Westlands Womens Institute, Borough Mayor Simon White, and Staffordshire Federation Womens Institute, and the Newcastle Borough Council Green Team for their support in freshening up the planters on Borough Road. Purple, green, and white plants were used to fill the refurbished planters - the colour theme of Women's Suffrage.  The project was created in partnership with Staffordshire Federation WI to celebrate their 100th anniversary. The project was completed as part of Volunteers Week.  Despite the wet weather, the fantastic volunteers were [...]

Donna Louise Launches The Butterflies

2019-04-18T12:32:09+01:00April 18th, 2019|

Butterfly campaign takes flight for The Donna Louise A hospice today launches a special campaign inspired by former service user Charlotte Thom which will culminate in a stunning butterfly themed art installation at the heart of the world-renowned gardens at the Trentham Estate. Taking Flight, an inspiring temporary installation made up of 5,000 ceramic butterflies will take centre stage at Trentham Gardens from late May until early November, and each intricately made butterfly will be available to buy with all funds raised benefitting The Donna Louise Hospice for Children & Young People. We're incredibly proud to be one [...]

Landfill Community Information

2019-04-08T16:34:10+01:00April 8th, 2019|

Community information for local residents in the area surrounding our Newcastle-under-Lyme landfill. We provide the local community with information about our landfill site - including latest reports, permits, and community funding information.  We also provide the minutes of previous Landfill Liaison Committee Meetings as a record of the information discussed in these community meetings - the meetings are held quarterly and are attended by local councillors, local residents' representatives, the Environment Agency and more. Community Information Landfill Communities Fund As a landfill operator, we offer funding for local community and environmental projects within the vicinity of [...]

Team Silk

2019-03-13T08:07:54+01:00March 13th, 2019|

Team Silk raising money for Breast Cancer Care Team Silk are taking on a year of incredible challenges to raise money for Breast Cancer Care. Started to support Dawn, Team Silk are helping others to beat breast cancer by raising as much money as possible for this worthy cause. They’re already close to £2,000! The team includes our employees Steve and Ralph, along with Ralph's wife Lisa, who are taking on a whole range of running, cycling, and swimming challenges to raise money for Breast Cancer Care and to support 'official bag lady' Dawn Silk. Coming up this year, [...]

Landfill Communities Fund – March Closing Date

2019-02-19T09:19:32+01:00February 19th, 2019|

Our next closing date for applications is 4th March Is your community group looking for funding for a project that would benefit the local people?  Get in touch and see if we can help! The Red Industries Landfill Communities Fund has awarded over £950,000 to local community groups since the fund was started in July 2017.  We've helped football clubs, scout groups, heritage organisations, churches, community kitchens and more with funding. If you're project is within 3 miles of our landfill site (Silverdale) or treatment facility (Burslem), you could be eligible to apply. Applications are reviewed four times per [...]

Shortlisted for Business of the Year 2019

2019-02-11T11:05:28+01:00February 11th, 2019|

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for Business of the Year in The Sentinel Business Awards 2019 To be nominated for a second year running is fantastic news for the company and a huge testament to the hard work of all our employees.  In 2018 we were delighted to have won the award and be crowned Business of the Year 2018! The Business of the Year award is judged on a wide range of criteria including evidence of performance, strategic intent, future plans and how this benefits the local economy and contributes to local aims and prosperity. The [...]

Landfill Tax Increase 2019

2019-04-08T16:23:37+01:00February 6th, 2019|

From 1st April 2019, landfill tax will be increased by HM Revenue and Customs. Current Rate New Rate Standard Rated Waste £88.95 per tonne £91.35 per tonne Lower Rated Waste £2.80 per tonne £2.90 per tonne We endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum whilst working to the highest industry standards.  However, this increase imposed by HMRC means our customers will see an increase in landfill tax for waste disposal for certain waste streams. Any price increase will be incorporated into all quotations issued from 12th March 2018.  All quotations issued before this date will be subject [...]