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Competition Time – National Toilet Paper Day 26th August

August 26th is National Toilet Paper Day, deemed so to commemorate the first time it was ever sold on a roll (August 26, 1871). Then in 1930, the Germans invented the perforated rolls we have today consisting of 1,000 small sheets that were separated by a perforation. In the 1960s, toilet paper came in different […]

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Engagement News

Congratulations to Paige Bingham and her finance Miles Folsum. They recently got engaged in America. All the best from the Highlander Team.  

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Looking to increase your recycling, here’s our top tips.

The amount of waste a company generates has an enormous environmental impact but processing commercial waste also comes with significant costs. By focusing on recycling more you can actually save money and help the environment too!. Most businesses have a recycling program in place, but to make sure you are recycling all you can, have […]

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Essential Supplies for Essential workers!

On Friday we supplied our key workers with a little thank you gift for all their hard work and dedication to not only their job but the company. As some of you might already know, Highlander are key suppliers of secondary fibre to the medical and healthcare industries. One of our customers that supply various […]

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New First Aider

Well done to Jennifer Crombie, our Weighbridge Controller, who successfully completed her First Aid at Work course last week and is now a qualified First Aider!

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Happy Birthday Shirley

Happy 60th Birthday to our Finance Manager Shirley Rowan!!

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“Highlander I love your work!”

One of our drivers, Mark Flynn’s little girl Jessica, aged 6, drew this wonderful picture of our shark truck, and we think she has captured our “Shredding Shark” brilliantly! Its lovely that young children recognise Highlander for the hard work we do! Well done Jessica, we all loved your picture and your kind words J

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“A tough end to 2019 and similar start to 2020 for the paper market”

An assessment of the year past and what we can look forward to in 2020 – by Highlander Director, Stephen Duffy. We have been writing to Highlander customers throughout the year with updates on the waste paper market and invariably, informing of the falling waste paper values. We understand that there can be some doubt […]

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Wedding Bells at Highlander

Everyone at Highlander would like to say a huge congratulations to our international marketing agent, Awais (Dani) who is getting married in Pakistan in February.  Awais has worked with Highlander for many years and he is 3rd generation to his family’s paper converting business, to which we supply waste paper.   Awais is marrying his beautiful […]

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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!