Blog: Waste

Dibles Wharf: Materials Recovery Facility in Southampton

Dibles Wharf is one of TJ’s four Materials Recovery Facilities dotted along the south coast. It’s a place where waste is received or taken to for sorting and onward recycling. TJ recycles or reuses up to 100% of the waste they process, which is extremely impressive and shows that they are doing all they can […]

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10 reasons why we’re no. 1 on the south coast!

“We’re no. 1 on the south coast – TJ Waste!” Everyone is familiar with TJ’s radio jingle and once you’re heard it, it kind of sticks! But what was the thinking behind the ingenious slogan? Here we delve into the top 10 reasons why TJ made this bold statement… 1. Prioritising customer service TJ’s number […]

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Managing waste in an office environment

Every non-managed office has to think about their waste, where it will go and how it will get there! Rubbish may not be something we want to think about, but it’s part of every office. Teabags, milk containers, sandwich wrappers… we get through it all every day and probably in significant quantities! It’s worth putting […]

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Go green this Christmas!

It’s that time of year again: the weather’s getting colder, twinkling lights are beginning to appear in windows and Wizzard are gracing the radio waves – yep, it’s Christmaaaas!  So much preparation goes into Christmas each and every year. Millions of families across the globe will be planning, buying, wrapping and decorating for most of […]

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What impact might Brexit have on the waste industry?

Brexit is at the forefront of many Brits’ minds this month as we creep closer to the 31 October deadline. Although so much is still unknown, it is likely that whatever the outcome, leaving the EU will have an impact on the UK waste industry… With just over two weeks until the UK finally leaves […]

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Get your garden winter-ready!

Discover the top 10 garden tasks to get done this autumn! Take advantage of the remaining light evenings and milder temperatures to get your garden ship shape and ready for anything the Great British winter throws at it! The nights are drawing in, the temperature is dropping and it’s only a matter of time until […]

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Meet Abbie Spratt, Customer Service Assistant

Abbie has recently joined TJ after completing her A levels. She’s keen to learn and is a strong advocate of excellent customer service, which makes her the ideal TJ employee. In her spare time Abbie enjoys walking her two dogs, Sprocker-Poo Dixie and Spoodle Hope. What does your role involve? It’s really varied! My main […]

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Meet Jamie Higgins, Director

Jamie has worked for TJ since 2001 with positions held throughout waste and transport operations, studyingfor numerous industry qualifications along the way. He is now responsible for leading the internal site operations and health & safety strategy. In his spare time, Jamie is a keen golfer and football fan. What does your role involve? As […]

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