Shorts Group / Waste management

Posts in Waste management


Shorts go Paper-less

Nov 23 in Company, Waste management, Plant and tool hire & shops

After the successful role out of a paper-less system within our waste management division in April 2017, Shorts have now implemented a paper-less system within our Plant Hire division. Going paper-less is a huge milestone for Shorts Group. A company with an ethos for recycling and sustainable operations, using copious amounts of paper and ink

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Live Chat: Now Live

Nov 15 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has launched extra customer service support for its customers. This week, we’ve implemented ‘Live Chat’ on our website: Moving with the times, Shorts Group has launched ‘Instant Chat’ as an extra way of providing visitors instant access to the support and sales team. Visitors can get answers in seconds about our skips,

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Annual visit to RWM Exhibition

Sep 12 in Company, Road sweeping, Waste management

Shorts Senior Management team attended this year’s RWM Exhibition in Birmingham today. With over 450 exhibitors from the Waste, Energy, Water, Renewables and Recycling industries, this is a must go-to annual show where we get the opportunity to speak to suppliers all under one roof and source the latest solutions for our businesses. The show

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Grinding Machine Makeover

Sep 11 in Company, Waste management

The team at Planners Workshops have been putting their skills to the test on an 11 year old grinding machine and the results are outstanding. Our Doppstadt AK430 horizontal Timber grinding machine from St Georges Transfer Station was nearing the end of its shelf-life until Dominik, Sam, Danny and Steve got to work on it.

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Skip support for local school

May 23 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group were glad to be of assistance for local school, Ascot Heath Infant School in North Ascot this week. Ascot Heath Infant School had, what can only be described as condemned play equipment. It was rotten and sadly could not be used by the children for health and safety reasons. The school is currently

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Shorts Food Recycling Hailed a Success at Eton College

Apr 25 in Company, Waste management, Commercial trade waste

It’s Environmental Week at Eton College and today, Shorts Group were invited to spend time with staff and students to talk waste management and recycling processes over lunch. Shorts were joined by Eton College’s Building Officer Paul Bayley and Kerri Hicks who are driving the ‘environmental message’ among the etonians. Jordan Short, Project Coordinator and Joanna Defty, Marketing Manager from Shorts hosted

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Quick guide to hiring a skip

Mar 15 in Company, Waste management

Hiring a skip is not complicated. Actually, it couldn’t be easier. However, choosing the right size skip for your requirements and knowing where to put the skip and what items can go in the skip may be questions you have. Choosing the correct size skip: We have over a thousand skips of all different sizes,

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Look What’s Landed – New 50 Yard Skips

Mar 14 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has just taken stock of three new 50 yard skips – they don’t come much bigger than this! These over-sized Roll on Roll off skip will be retained at our Material Recycling Facility in Ascot. All the recyclable waste that comes into our material recycling facility will be sorted into residual waste and stored in our 50 yard

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Skip Hire Service for Willmott Dixon Site in Fleet

Mar 13 in Company, Waste management

Willmott Dixon, a customer of Shorts Group, is nearing completion of the new state-of-the art Leisure Centre in Fleet. Shorts Group is the appointed waste management contractor for the site. Hart Leisure Centre, a flagship facility will provide Hart District Council with three swimming pools, as well as a 130 station gym, climbing wall, coffee

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women at Shorts

Mar 09 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman” At Shorts, we celebrated International Women’s Day by paying a visit to all the women that work at Shorts and caught a glimpse of what they were doing on this particular historic day where we remember the movement for women’s rights. In a traditionally male

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Pride of Bracknell Sponsor

Mar 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming Pride of Bracknell Awards 2017: ‘Business of the Year category’ for the second year running. Now in their twelfth year, the Pride of Bracknell Forest awards showcase the very best and brightest people in the borough, from teachers and volunteers to teams, charities and businesses. If

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Bracknell School Benefits from a Skip

Feb 21 in Company, Waste management

Shorts are delighted to offer their support to a local school in Bracknell – by providing a large skip free-of-charge. Birch Hill School’s PTA has spent the last year fundraising to replace the school’s existing climbing frame.  Led by the school’s PTA, they have raised nearly £20,000 by organising school discos, film nights and fates. Shorts have supplied a large

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Shorts delivering Easter to children with life-limiting conditions

Feb 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting

Shorts are proud to be supporting local charity Sebastian Action Trust. This Easter, Shorts will be donating Easter eggs with support from customers and staff to give to children suffering with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Sebastian Action Trust was set up in 2003, following the death of a

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Skips get a makeover

Jan 17 in Company, Waste management

The next stage of the regeneration of one of our sites has become reality with the opening of the new spray shop. One of the old barns that had previously been used for storage has now been completely refitted as a fully functioning spray shop, primarily intended for the repair and upkeep of the now very extensive

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