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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…
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Looking back on 2018

Looking back on 2018 As we are now in full swing on 2019, we wanted to share our highlights from 2018 which show our ambitions and investment to take us nicely into 2019.   Growth We have moved up to #53 in Suffolk’s 100 largest managed and owned businesses. Our haulage jobs have increased by…
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2019 see’s investment in new machinery to offer best metal prices to customers

2019 see’s investment in new machinery to offer best metal prices to customers An excitingly new start for 2019 starts off for us with the installation of a new Cable Granulator which will be up and running in February. This will allow us to process cable at our site rather than selling it on for…
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Growing faster and stronger than ever before

Growing faster and stronger than ever before Sackers established nearly 100 years ago and since it’s foundation, the business has grown from strength to strength. This has been recognised by a study run by Grant Thornton and Birketts which is in its 17th year which provides a yard stick against which the county can assess…

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