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Skip hire to raise funds for St Elizabeth Hospice

Skip hire used in fundraising for St Elizabeth Hospice Sackers are using waste and recycling to raise funds for St Elizabeth Hospice after becoming a 30th Partner in March. Being a partner is a pledge to raise £3,000 for the charity over the course of the year. Skips with the St Elizabeth logo have been…
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Council stops collecting metal on recycling rounds

Council stops collecting metal on recycling rounds Suffolk councils have announced that residents are not allowed to put metal items such as pots or pans in their recycling bin, in a bid to reduce costs at their sorting plants. TetraPak style cartons are also banned from recycling bins because they make up less than 1%…
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Drinks manufacturers not canning their environmental responsibility

There’s huge strides being made by drinks manufacturers to reduce their plastic waste. The latest is Diageo who own Guinness, they will be removing plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap from its multipacks.  Instead they will be using biodegradable cardboard packs.  They promise they will be sustainably sourced and 100% recyclable. The cans, including the…

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China’s plans to tighten laws on importing waste

China is facing a backlog of 60 to 70 billion metric tons of waste so it tightening laws on waste imports and in the latest article in the Global Recycling Today, it aims to have zero waste imports by next year.   China has already made strides on this and has seen a 47% decrease…
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Ipswich East Rotary and Sackers Recycling come together to protect the waterways

Sackers Recycling have partnered with the Ipswich East Rotary Club to protect the local waterways. Ipswich East Rotary club, who organise the Orwell Challenge, are encouraging walkers to bring their own re-useable bottles when they sign up to the challenge. And instead of giving out single use water bottles for refreshments, water will be given…

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Skip discount for Armed Forces

Sackers are offering all Wattisham Airfield staff a 10% discount on skips. The scrap metal and recycling business recently committed to the forces by signing the MOD Armed Forces Covenant which enabled the business to gain the bronze award.  As part of this support, we have committed to giving all army personnel from Wattisham the…

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Sackers get bronze award for supporting the Armed Forces

Sackers get bronze award for supporting the Armed Forces Image of Forces Personnel we employ; Alex Payne (reservist), Amy Black (spouse of army engineer), Daryl Burton, Simon Harkin, Dominic Brewer (all ex forces). On 21st March 2019 Sackers gained the bronze award from the Ministry Of Defence. The award acknowledges the business is supporting armed…
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Schools learning about recycling metal waste

Not a Wasted Trip All Suffolk primary schools were invited to tour Sackers Waste recycling sites in the lead up to World Recycling Day on 18th March. School groups have visited the waste recycling site(s) which have included pupil roles such as school prime ministers, deputy prime ministers, wildlife ambassadors and representatives from the school…

Paint away!

Paint Away! How often have you had a good clear out, only to end up driving back home with paint cans because the your local waste site wouldn’t accept them? You’re left wondering how to get rid of them, or even with bad and often unhelpful advice like soak up the liquid with absorbing products…