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Solar Powered Compactor

Yes, Highlander does Solar powered compactors! Our business was the first in the UK to install a solar powered system. Helping you on your sustainability journey with more than just recycling. We are pleased to announce the installation of a solar compactor machine at William Grant & Sons in Cumbernauld, for the compaction, destruction and recycling of […]

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Bespoke Skip

We delivered our first ever bespoke wrapped skip to our customer The Vegan Kind. The skip will serve all their cardboard recycling needs and as far as skips go, this one is pretty awesome.

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Reuse and Recycle. Skip up-cycling!

As a recycling company, Highlander has fully embraced the culture of “Reduce – Reuse – Recycle – Refuse”. While we usually focus on recycling paper and wood, this week the focus is on upcycling and increasing the longevity of our skips. We pride ourselves on keeping skips in good condition with routine maintenance. Nevertheless even […]

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New equipment at Highlander.

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Highlander has been busy, with many of our customers remaining open throughout, things haven’t really slowed down. As a result, the Highlander team have invested in some new equipment. We are here to help with all your paper and wood recycling and your security shredding needs! Get in touch. Recycling […]

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Latest addition to our fleet

The latest addition to our fleet is a new Mercedes Atego Hooklift HL5, with a GVW of 15 tons.  This is our 4th Hooklift, and our 18th vehicle in our fleet. The Hooklift has been wrapped and is now out and about on the roads collecting you paper waste!

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New Smart Baler Installation

Yesterday we completed an installation of a new smart baler at Campbell’s Food.   This was a challenging installation and we appreciate the problem solving abilities and excellent installation skills from Kieron and Gordon at Dicom.  This new baler will innovate the cardboard recycling at Campbell’s with the baler producing high quality mill size bales, and […]

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Highlander’s First Dual Compactor System!

Over the last 6 months, we have been working on a special project with Bell & Bain, one of the largest and oldest printing companies in the UK.  We have worked with Bell & Bain for several years and we were approached early this year to examine further improvements to their waste handing systems and […]

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New Addition to the Highlander Fleet

We are delighted to have another addition to the Highlander fleet, a 44 tonne truck!  Of course, we have added our Highlander Hills branding and I’m sure you’ll agree, this truck is unmissable out and about in Scotland! We now have 16 vehicles in our fleet, which will soon be 17 when our new Hooklift […]

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New Teletruk

Highlander invests in JCB forklift trucks We were delighted to be recently included within the Lets Recycle Latest Equipment News Round Up.  We recently bought a new JCB teletruk which is our 8th from Scot JCB. The Teletruk allows us to load and unload more quickly and safely than any equivalent machine on the market […]

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New Reception Area

New Reception Area We have recently refurbished our main reception area within our premises in East Kilbride. As a paper recycling company, we value the impact that our actions have on the environment and always ensure that all our processes are environmentally friendly. When designing our new reception area, we looked to recycle as many […]