• Total Recycling Services works with the fire service to ensure safety

    Fire fighters have faced down a toxic storm and potentially fatal chemical spill in the North East.

    But it was all in the name of safety as County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) enlisted hazardous waste experts Total Recycling Services to help recreate a possibly catastrophic scenario. 

    Total invited the CDDFRS to undertake valuable training on its hazardous waste containment unit site in Darlington’s Lingfield Way. 

    According to …

  • Total Recycling Services achieves international certification

    Darlington-based recycling company, Total Recycling Services has become one of very few UK companies and only a handful of recycling companies in the country to achieve the migration to the brand-new International Health and Safety accreditation.  Launched worldwide in April, ISO 45001 Health & Safety management system accreditation, replaces the previous OHSAS 18001 and is a globally recognised compared to its predecessor’s UK only recognition. 

    Liam Watson, Technical …

  • UK Waste and Recycling News Round Up - October 2018

    Welcome to Octobers monthly news round up. This month we are sharing articles on a range of waste management topics including an update from the Department of Rural Affairs (Defra) who are in the final stages of preparing to release their long awaited Resources and Waste Strategy. Other stories in this months round up include details of an investigation into unreported WEEE waste and the Environment Agency teaming up with Ebay to tackle illegal vehicle breakers.

    DEFRA provide an update on the …

  • Total Recycling Services is teching it to the next level

    Waste management company, Total Recycling Services has invested £50K into new technology in order to improve productivity and the service for customers.

    The recycling business has been using technology such as tracking equipment in its trucks in order to reduce carbon emissions and improve fuel efficiency. As well as this, Total Recycling is developing a bespoke stock control system, to facilitate the ‘cradle to grave’ tracking of hazardous wastes.

    Drivers have also been …

  • Invitation To Tender

    Total Recycling Services have over 100 skilled staff members and two operational waste management sites based in Darlington. Both sites are operated in accordance with an integrated management system that incorporates the BS EN ISO14001 Quality, BS EN ISO45001 Health & Safety and BS EN ISO9001 quality standards. Total Recycling Services have recently acquired a third site based in Hartlepool that is due to be operational in April 2019. The third site is a liquid waste treatment plant.

    The …

  • UK Waste and Recycling News Round Up - September 2018

    Welcome to our monthly news round up. This month we are reporting on a variety of topics including the Environment Agencies response to a Government consultation by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in preparation for the UK's exit from the European Union. Also Material Recycling World (MRW) report on a call from the Environmental Services Association (ESA) to develop alternative methods for the measurement of waste to replace weight based measurements.

    Response …

  • Invitation To Tender

    Total Recycling Services have over 100 skilled staff members and two operational waste management sites based in Darlington. Both sites are operated in accordance with an integrated management system that incorporates the BS EN ISO14001 Quality, BS EN ISO45001 Health & Safety and BS EN ISO9001 quality standards. Total Recycling Services have recently acquired a third site based in Hartlepool that is due to be operational in April 2019. The third site is a liquid waste treatment plant.

    The …

  • RENOLIT goes Zero to become a Recycling Hero

    A Cramlington-based plastics manufacturer is celebrating increased savings and a zero to landfill certification thanks to its partnership with Total Recycling Services.

     

    RENOLIT Cramlington Limited is part of a German-based international plastics manufacturer with sites across Europe, Asia and the USA. As a manufacturer of films for interior decorations RENOLIT Cramlington Limitedproduces over 2,000 Tonnes of waste every year, including PVC, Polymers, Acrylic Film and …

  • Team is a Total Success

    Members of staff at a Darlington based waste recycling company are urging more people to undertake work-based training to take that next step on the career ladder. 

    Andrew Challis and Mark Storrie both see themselves as total success stories after having the opportunities to train in order to progress in their roles.

    Andrew Challis, Hazardous and Transfer Station Supervisor, initially started as an unskilled worker in the company’s industrial services division in 2013, before …

  • How accreditations helped drive Total Recycling's growth

    Darlington-based waste management company, Total Recycling Services believes in the importance of acquiring accreditations. Rather than just ticking a box, the multi-million-pound organisation strives to go over and above and is urging other businesses to do the same.

    Since beginning in 2009, Total has earned accreditations from professional bodies such as the International Organization for Standardization, British Standards Institution, and the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment …