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Waste policy in the UK has been constantly evolving over the past few decades, improving environmental impact of waste, increasing responsibility of waste producers and reducing waste to landfill. This does, however, mean that understanding current legislation can be tricky, [...]
Hiring a skip is an ideal waste management solution if you’re working on a long-term construction or renovation project that involves large quantities of waste and debris. Acting as a large bin, they provide you with somewhere to easily store [...]
Recycled aggregates are praised for being sustainable construction materials, repurposing aggregates for further use and helping to reduce landfill. This guide will give an overview of recycled aggregates, including what they are made of, how they are used and their [...]
In this guide we discuss 7 interesting facts about recycling plastic in the UK. 1 - The UK recycles just 45% of plastic every year Research indicates that only 45% of plastic used in the UK is recycled every [...]
Waste Transfer Station – What is a Waste Transfer Station & How Does it Work? Waste Transfer Stations are a crucial part of the journey of waste. In this guide we explain what a Waste Transfer Station is, how they [...]
What is Waste Management? Waste management refers to the processes involved in managing waste from cradle to grave. This includes the collection, transportation, disposal/recycling and monitoring of waste materials produced as a result of human activity. Waste management encompasses all [...]
An estimated 4.5-4.6 million tonnes of waste wood is generated in the UK each year from construction, demolition and across industrial, commercial and household sources. This is a staggering amount and highlights the need to manage this waste effectively and [...]
At ETM we have responded to the current COVID-19 situation by carrying out the following which is in accordance with Government and NHS guidelines/advice. This is closely monitored daily for any updates which is then passed onto Staff: All Staff [...]
From industrial giants to domestic properties, everyone creates waste every second of every day. And it has to go somewhere. In our evermore environmentally conscious world, waste and how it is managed has become a pressing issue. Effective waste removal [...]
Grab hire and skip hire are the two most popular waste management and disposal methods. In this guide we compare the two and discuss their advantages and disadvantages as well as explain which type of jobs they’re suited to. What [...]
ETM have been recognised as an exemplar family business at this year’s Business Leader Awards. The family firm have invested heavily in growing the firm in the region and have maintained our family business values throughout. Now employing over 200 [...]
Following from the £4M investment in the new super plant ETM have now commissioned further investment in its waste fleet. ETM have reached a deal with Scania to provide 6 new skip lorries and one new artic waste bulker to [...]