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Ecogen invest 90k in new document shredding plant

With an ever growing supply of documents for shredding, Ecogen Recycling decided to commission the latest AXO-704 shredder with prototype ‘hard head’ technology. In conjunction with a unique custom-made conveyer system, designed by Middleton Engineering, this 90,000 investment has future proofed this part of the business by increasing shredding capacity from 1 tonne per hour …

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Duty of care for the destruction of confidential documents

Whilst most organisations are familiar with the importance of retaining files and documents for as long as legally required, far fewer are aware of the potential consequences of storing or destroying confidential records without due care. Failure to ensure the secure destruction of confidential documents containing personal information can result in significant fines or even …

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New JCB WasteMaster Teletruck for Ecogen

Ecogen Recycling, has taken delivery of their second JCB 35D Teletruck. The machine supplied to us by Greenshields JCB, comes with the full WasteMaster spec and 4×4 drive. This new machine provides much needed back-up when handling loose cardboard, paper and plastic materials at our busy Alresford site.

Ecogen Recycling joins The Recycling Association

The Recycling Association represents more than 80 UK recycling organisations producing more than 2 million tonnes of recyclate a year. They are the largest network of independent waste and recycling operators in the UK with a combined annual turnover in excess of £2 billion. Together, The Recycling Association members provide recycled material to re-processors in the …

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Progress with our new Presona LP65 baler

A few photos of our new Presona LP65 baler on its way back from shot blasting and priming and soon to have a new lick of paint. The team at Presona UK plan to have this machine up and running at Ecogen’s Winchester based recycling site by the end of March.