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5 top tips for successful waste management

All companies, big and small, must have plans in place to manage their waste to ensure it is disposed of correctly and that they are abiding by the law. Businesses have a legal responsibility under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and other related legislation to safely contain and legally dispose of any waste produced by […]

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Meet Dan Shortt, Haulage & Subcontract Development Manager

Dan joined TJ in 2012 and worked his way up to his current role. His most recent promotion means that he’s responsible for TJ’s new subcontract haulier venture and he’s looking forward to the challenges it will bring. Outside of work Dan enjoys spending quality time with his fiancee and son. What roles have you […]

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Get your construction project back on track with TJ

2020 has certainly presented some challenges to the construction industry, with many projects being put on hold for much of the spring. Now that restrictions have been lifted, companies are striving to pick up projects – and start new ones – as and where they can. Construction services and suppliers may have been limited at […]

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7 surprising things that can be recycled…

In a world where we are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental impact of sending waste to landfill, recycling practices have never been more important. We must all be sure to recycle all of our household items in our dedicated recycling bins and we must also do this in our workplaces too. Paper, card, plastic […]

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Our guide to disposing of hazardous waste

There are many items and materials that we use in our everyday lives and in the construction of our homes and commercial buildings, which once no longer needed, become hazardous materials. If these items are not handled and dealt with in the correct way, there could be health implications for those handling them and legal […]

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Comparing aggregates: limestone v crushed concrete

Type 1 limestone and Type 1 crushed concrete could be used for the same purposes, mainly as sub base aggregates to be used beneath highways and construction projects of all sizes. So what are the differences between the two materials and which one is best suited for your project? Read on to weigh up the […]

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10 reasons to go for grab hire

Grab hire is a great option for disposing of waste generated at commercial construction sites and also a viable choice for some domestic projects, such as large-scale landscaping and driveway renewals as it enables large volumes of waste to be removed quickly and easily. For larger domestic projects, grab hire is ideal as much larger […]

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Meet Neil Glazebrook, Director

Neil joined TJ in 2004, starting as a transport operator coordinating the daily vehicle movements. Within 10 years he was promoted to Director and is now responsible for leading the transport operations. Outside of work, Neil loves spending time with his family and watching his two sons play sports.  What does your role involve? Although […]

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Recycling worksheet for kids

Are you home schooling your kids during the COVID-19 pandemic? Why not try our fun recycling worksheet? It’s entertaining as well as informative! Suitable for Primary-aged children. Simply print out the pdf and get started! DOWNLOAD AND PRINT! TJ Waste provides a range of waste and recycling services, such as skip hire, grab hire, commercial […]

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