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Highlander round the world in 80 trades

Highlander Director Stephen Duffy was recently asked by Business Quarter - BQ live to do an interview about export trading under the "80 trades around the world" concept.

June 2016 Market Report

Please find below the recovered paper market report written by Highlander Director Stephen Duffy, guest writer for Sustainable Ireland.


Let's Celebrate! A new addition for the Clan – coming soon!

The Highlander Clan seems to expand all the time as the company and employee numbers grows, however our Production Manager – Angus “The Gus” Cameron and wife Michelle will soon be adding a very special addition to the team – name, gender and position in the company, yet to be confirmed!

Abigail’s 21st

Today at Highlander we celebrated a significant birthday ......

Highlander Charity Activities - Aberdeen Angus hits the ground running!

Highlander were asked by Raymond Henderson of EIS - Aberdeen's premiere waste recycling company - to make a donation towards the Aberdeen FC community trust, however this was not just a straight forward charity donation.....Raymond was looking for sponsorship to run the Baker Hughes 10K...................dressed as the Aberdeen Football club official mascot - Angus!

Bespoke Coloured cabinets stars

We are delighted to present our range of specially coloured office cabinets, which are ideal for ongoing confidential waste volumes. They are aesthetically pleasing and blend into the office environment with your other furniture - we can supply them in a wide range of colours and designs to suit your particular requirements.

Highlander & MBM - Perfect paper partnership

Highlander recently received more good publicity, resulting from our Recycling partnership with MBM Print in East Kilbride - Skip Hire Magazine recently ran a short press release covering our unique, innovative recycling machinery and handling solutions where waste paper is pumped directly from MBM's operations using an air extraction system, into Highlander's yard utilising a compactor unit, new compactor container and adapted 1100 litre bin for dust waste.

Highlander accreditations – new OHSAS18001 achievement

Highlander International Recycling is Scotland’s biggest and best independent paper recycler. In order to ensure our company’s Health and Safety standards and protect our valuable employees, Highlander undertook the process of achieving the illustrious OHSAS 18001 accreditation for Health and Safety management systems, earlier this year.

This should GRAB your attention!

Highlander have recently invested in two new paper bale clamps which will allow us to safely and efficiently grab and handle bales of up to 750kg, three at a time meaning a total handling capacity of over 2 tons.

Highlander charity activity – Happy just to be a sponsor this time!

Highlander have a long standing relationship with Huhtamaki Paper Recycling – one of Ireland’s largest paper recyclers – and when they asked us to donate to their latest charity endeavour we were delighted to do so....just so long as we were not asked to take part!


Highlander at Scot-plant show 2016

Highlander have invested heavily in new equipment since the formation of our purpose built recycling facility in East Kilbride and no more so than our materials handling operations. We have to date purchased 5 JCB Tele-trucks with various materials attachments our most recent being a 3.5 ton 4x4 unit to allow safe lifting of reels of paper of 3 tons and so we can safely lift 3 bales of paper at once weighing around 2.5 tons.


March-April 2016 Market Report

Please find below the recovered paper market report written by Highlander Director Stephen Duffy, guest writer for Sustainable Ireland.


Highlander Featured on the packaging portal stars

Word always gets around when something new and innovative comes on the market and we are pleased to say we have been featured on the respected Packaging Portal website for our good work with MBM Print and Supply chain solutions.

Highlander Charity activities

Highlander were recently asked to make a donation to a charity evening, for the benefit of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).