Polystyrene recycling - Councils Focus

The recycling of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is not universally practised. Most local councils don’t offer it as a kerbside service and have been known to urge you to dispose of it in your bins ready for collection.

5 Sustainable Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Waste

Manufacturing processes are key drivers of waste production in any business. While waste management processes will, more often than not, have been put in place, there’s always room for improvement. 

Site Waste Management Plans in Construction

According to Wrap’s ‘Reducing your construction waste’ report, the UK construction industry uses 400 million tonnes of material every year. 25 million tonnes of that number goes straight to landfill. A vast proportion of that waste is able to be[…]

Greenbank production at maximum capacity as Cobalt sales increase

Greenbank Recycling Solutions, the Middlesbrough-based waste equipment manufacturer and supplier, has invested £400,000 into specialist polystyrene recycling machines to meet increasing demand.

Waste Management Products And Services Tailored To You

Every business is different and that means every waste management process will be unique, influenced by the specific business needs and circumstances that you currently operate with. No waste management is too difficult to plan. With the right[…]

Waste Machinery Servicing

Greenbank’s waste handling equipment is built to withstand harsh working environments, heavy usage and many waste types, but only as long as you maintain it throughout its life cycle.

How to Improve Your Business Waste Management Plan

Waste management plans (WMPs) are crucial additions to your overall operational model. Every business creates waste of some form, so you need to determine the right way to deal with it. However, some types of waste or poor waste management can cause[…]

Innovation At Its Best

Innovation is at the heart of our Cobalt brand, we are constantly evolving to meet the needs and expectations of our customers.  We’ve recently made significant modifications to our range of polystyrene compactors. 

Is Polystyrene Recyclable? And 7 More Questions You Might Be Asking

Yes. Polystyrene is 100% recyclable. But not many places actually offer the opportunity to recycle it. Because it varies in density (its composition can be up to 98% air), it’s not economical for recyclers to collect as loose material, meaning that[…]

The Benefits of Recycling Polystyrene

Recycling is a hot topic and will continue to be so. We often hear about household recycling and the waste materials you can and can’t pop in the relevant bin. What’s it like for a business?