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Spring statement guest blog

Guest blog – why did plastics feature in the Spring Statement?

The Chancellor Philip Hammond’s inaugural Spring Statement dominated the media headlines yesterday. There was, understandably, a huge degree of post-statement debate surrounding growth figures, the falling deficit and jobs. But in this guest blog for Riverside, UNTHA UK’s managing director Marcus Brew comments on the extent to which plastics featured in the 26-minute announcement…In a political land...

Baler budgeting

How do you budget for a baler?

As the UK prepares to embark upon a new financial year, Riverside’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield shares some advice for businesses wanting to build a budget for a baler…In truth, if an organisation works to the traditional financial year, their budgets for the 12 months ahead will no doubt already have been set. However, not every business has the same accounting period, so hopefully this advice is still helpful. What’s more, we are often approac...

RWM bag press

Baler of the month – March – RWM Bag Press

Although not technically a baler, this month Jonathan Oldfield – Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD – explains the key features and benefits of one of the compactors in the range, the RWM Bag Press…Describe this machine in one sentence:The RWM bag press offers a modern and cost-effective way to reduce your waste volumes by...

Appleton Academy

Academy gets an education in the benefits of baling

Appleton Academy – an education provider based in Wyke – has recently invested in new waste baling equipment from Riverside Waste Machinery.As Bradford’s first ‘all-through’ school, the establishment offers learning and development for children and young people from the age of 3 to 19 – and beyond. The academy receives a wide range of deliveries – most of which are packag...

Riverside Waste Machinery's service manager Barry

10 questions with…Barry Scanlon

In the first edition of our staff Q&A, we ask service manager Barry Scanlon about his role at Riverside, how his colleagues would describe him and what he couldn’t live without! Name: ...

HZ50T baler

Baler of the month – February – RWM HZ50T

In the latest instalment of our ‘baler of the month’ feature, Jonathan Oldfield – Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD – explains the key features and benefits of one of the latest editions to the range, the RWM HZ50T…Describe this machine in one sentence:The RWM HZ50T is an extremely flexible semi-automatic horizontal baler, which offers varied in-feed methods and a wide range of recycling cap...

Our aftersales support

A number of organisations – especially those making the first step to improve their waste handling capabilities – are a little apprehensive about what happens after their investment in a waste baler. What if their plant manager gets a new job and there’s a knowledge gap? What if they make a mistake and a small repair is needed? These worries are perhaps natural, but there’s really nothing to panic about.

Firstly, our waste balers are incredibly easy to use, but secondly, our baling engineers will be with you every step of the way, long after the initial procurement. Providing training, service and maintenance expertise, spare parts or simply a waste handling review, we’ll help you maximise the return from your investment, for years to come.

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