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Competitive edge is sharpened at Britaniacrest Recycling
Britaniacrest Recycling is a family business, established in 1993 to provide an affordable and professional skip hire and waste management service in West Sussex and East Surrey.
Their large site now caters for householders, commercial and retail operations of all sizes, utility companies and multinational corporations.
A complete range of waste materials is processed by the plant where aggregates, chipped wood for board making or fuel, metal, glass, paper, plastics and plasterboard are all recycled. Currently recycling more than 88% of the waste material arriving at the plant the company has recently invested in a new material recycling facility to boost this already impressive figure toward an even higher recycling rate.
Less than 12% of material is being used as fuel or sent to landfill, but to reduce the amount going to landfill still further and offer a higher level of service to its customers, Britaniacrest has invested in this new MRF and Mac 110L/1 baling press. Manufactured by Macpresse Europa and supplied by R.C.P SA of Willenhall, West Midlands, the Mac 110L/1 is designed for baling municipal solid waste and other aggressive materials.
"We decided to purchase a Macpress as I believe it is the best product on the market for bailing the waste we deal with on a day to day basis," saysChris Foss, Director, "The aftersales support package also made Macpress stand out from the competition."
The weight and size of the bales produced has a direct effect on the cost of transportation and the quantity of baling wire used. Britaniacrest, which is currently baling 40 tonnes of black bag waste per hour with the new press, realised that the weight of bales within the same size volume will drastically reduce costs and produce heavyweight, 1.6 metre long bales to give maximum tonnage and minimum wire usage for every lorry load produced.
The company's careful attention to maximising the weight of bales every lorry transports, also has the benefit of protecting the environment, by reducing the number of vehicles required for transportation - reducing fuel consumption, maintenance and road congestion.
The high speed thrust cycle and low power consumption of the Mac 110L/1 provides some of the lowest cost per tonne figures in the industry, making it one of the most economical balers in its class to operate. Cost saving on bale production and on transportation gives Britaniacrest a real advantage over its competitors enabling the company to offer a first class service at a competitive cost.
17th July 2014