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10 ideas for reusing plastics

Posted on 11/10/18, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

How do you recycle paints and solvents?

The plastic crisis our world faces continues to make the headlines. This month, BBC 1 showed a powerful documentary, Drowning in Plastic, emphasising the devastating impact plastic is having on the environment.

Until radical and sustainable solutions are found to overcome our reliance on plastics, there is more that can and should… read the rest of “10 ideas for reusing plastics”

Who are WRAP?

Posted on 14/11/17, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Rabbit Group is proud to be an active member of the wider waste community. Have you spotted our partners and the organisations we’re part of on our homepage? One organisation we’re associated with is the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

What do WRAP do?

WRAP is a UK charity set up to help organisations achieve… read the rest of “Who are WRAP?”

Rabbit and Dowling Joins the Construction Plant-hire Association

Posted on 25/11/16, filed under Fresh News, News, Plant Hire, Services, Skip Hire | No Comments

Rabbit and Dowling, Rabbit Group’s plant hire division, has recently become a member of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA), which means that, along with our other certifications, we have committed ourselves to maintaining the highest standards in plant hire. We know how important it is to adhere to the very strict health and safety regulations imposed on the construction industry so we… read the rest of “Rabbit and Dowling Joins the Construction Plant-hire Association”

5 Ways to Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill Status

Posted on 10/11/16, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Businesses as well as householders are coming under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of waste they send to landfill.  Fortunately, it has never been easier as more and more options are becoming available to help reduce waste, many of which not only help the environment but also save, or even make, money.

What is a Zero Waste Culture?

DuPont, the international… read the rest of “5 Ways to Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill Status”

Brexit: What It Means For Waste Management

Posted on 30/08/16, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

The result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership is likely to have sent shockwaves through the waste and resource management industry. In the run-up to the recent Resourcing the Future conference, organised by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, the Environmental Services Association and the Resource Association, an electronic poll revealed that 80 per cent of delegates favoured remaining in the EU.

The impact of the vote to… read the rest of “Brexit: What It Means For Waste Management”

Key decisions a project manager has to make

Posted on 30/08/16, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

The construction project manager has the ultimate responsibility for all aspects of a build. As the interface between the client and the contractors, he or she is essentially the go-to person on any project.

The duties and responsibilities of a construction project manager are therefore many and varied, running the gamut from hiring contractors and service suppliers, such as waste management and plant hire, to responding to concerns from… read the rest of “Key decisions a project manager has to make”

Resourcing the Future: What the Circular Economy means for the UK waste and resource management industry

Posted on 12/05/16, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

What the Circular Economy means for the UK will be the core theme of next month’s annual gathering of the waste and resource management industry. Resourcing the Future 2016 (taking place in London on the 14th and 15th June), is the joint annual conference organised by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the Resource Association (RA).

The Circular Economy

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Local, Trustworthy And Cost Effective Service Wins Rabbit Group Important New Contract

Posted on 01/04/16, filed under Fresh News, News | No Comments

Rabbit Group has won a renewed and extended three-year contract with Adur and Worthing Council for the treatment and disposal of the council’s collected trade waste, as a result of our extensive and reliable service over the last two years.

The new contract

The new contract is to process approximately 6000 tonnes of waste per year created by businesses in Adur and Worthing through our energy from waste

Rabbit Group Recognised for a High Standard of Environmental Management System and a Commitment to Making this World a Better Place

Posted on 12/08/15, filed under Fresh News, Green Business, News | No Comments

At Rabbit Group we’re committed to ensuring that every aspect of our business has as low an impact on the environment as possible. But not only that, we want to work to address some of the existing problems created by the way waste materials have been managed in the past. To demonstrate these aims we’re proud to say we’ve been recognised for this work so far by achieving two… read the rest of “Rabbit Group Recognised for a High Standard of Environmental Management System and a Commitment to Making this World a Better Place”

Company Announcement: Better Together – Sussex Waste Recycling & Enviropower merge to become Rabbit Waste Management Ltd.

Posted on 01/10/14, filed under Fresh News, News | No Comments

Sussex Waste Recycling, better known as Rabbit Skips, is to merge with sister company, waste to energy provider, Enviropower to become Rabbit Waste Management Limited on 1st October 2014.

The move to combine the two companies is a response to the challenging business climate that has affected all sectors over the last few years, subsequent changes to the marketplaces in which both operate and the need to reflect those… read the rest of “Company Announcement: Better Together – Sussex Waste Recycling & Enviropower merge to become Rabbit Waste Management Ltd.”

Providing the Whole Package – Commercial Recycling

Posted on 25/06/14, filed under Fresh News, Green Business, Recycling, Skip Hire, Waste Disposal | No Comments

‘Green’ business – global leaders want it, local leaders want it, industry wants it, consumers want it, employees want it, and even businesses themselves want it. But we understand just how hard and time-consuming it can be to achieve it.

Let’s face it, waste management is not something many businesses want to allocate precious time and resources to – most would prefer to wave a magic wand and have… read the rest of “Providing the Whole Package – Commercial Recycling”

Did You Know…? Amazing Facts About Recycling Today

Posted on 28/02/14, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

The main recycling groups are Cardboard/Paper, Glass, Metal and Plastic. You might be surprised at the types of products which can be made from recycling these materials.

Did you know cardboard and paper can be recycled five times? Yes, really. Cardboard and paper is recycled an average of five times into new packaging products, and newspapers and magazines – which can then go on to be used as animal… read the rest of “Did You Know…? Amazing Facts About Recycling Today”

Commercial & Residential Skip Hire

Posted on 12/09/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

One of the most useful services we provide for our customers is skip hire. It’s often the case during a domestic refurbishment or perhaps even a commercial renovation, that a skip will be needed to dispose of waste. Of course, there are many other occasions where a skip will be required when disposing of waste.

At Rabbit Group, we’re proud to offer a range of commercial and residential

The Importance Of Efficient Waste Disposal For Business

Posted on 12/09/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

The operation of a business encompasses many different aspects. From bookkeeping to maintenance to payroll and more – it’s all about having many different processes working together with a common goal.

One of these processes is waste management. Most businesses will accrue some kind of commercial waste. It’s worth mentioning that waste disposal for business is somewhat different to residential waste management in a typical household… read the rest of “The Importance Of Efficient Waste Disposal For Business”

Putting Rubbish to Good Use

Posted on 10/09/12, filed under Fresh News | 2 Comments

We’ve been working closely with Manhattan to help them achieve their objective of minimising the effects of our operation on the environment.

With Rabbit’s help Manhattan have gradually been reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill sites. Together we now turn over 98% of their waste materials into electricity, which is then fed back into the national grid.

Manhattan have been using Rabbit’s… read the rest of “Putting Rubbish to Good Use”

Managing Commercial Waste in Construction & Builders Merchants

Posted on 02/07/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

There are a lot of construction and building trades around most of the country, and this has resulted in the common site of a skip outside or within the boundaries of a particular project. This is used to quickly and efficiently dispose of waste amassed during the building process, but there is not often much consideration as to where this waste ends up.

The reality is that most… read the rest of “Managing Commercial Waste in Construction & Builders Merchants”

The Importance of Waste Management in Trade

Posted on 22/06/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Managing waste is an integral part of our day-to-day lives. It’s become, in recent times, less about disposal and more about management. One could differentiate between the two perhaps by saying that management is more about the overall processing of waste, as opposed to merely throwing it away.

Nowhere is this more important than in commercial sectors. Trade waste management is important not only for effective… read the rest of “The Importance of Waste Management in Trade”

Rabbit get the Jubilee spirit

Posted on 30/05/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Staff from Rabbit, Sussex’s premier skip hire company, have entered into the Jubilee spirit by brightening up their Lancing Business Park head office.

Jubilee bunting

There was one scarey moment, however, when someone was caught trying to break-in via the scaffolding.

Queen on scaffolding

RABBIT SKIPS support Steyning School Jail Break for Cancer Research UK

Posted on 17/02/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Over 200 students from Steyning Grammer School  “broke out” and spread across Sussex in aid of Cancer Research UK, raising over £6K.

Rabbit were happy to help 2 groups of the “convicts” with their escape in a Rabbit Group 8 wheel grab lorry and the Rabbit Skips open-topped bus.

It was a terrific effort from all of the students in very cold conditions and Rabbit Group… read the rest of “RABBIT SKIPS support Steyning School Jail Break for Cancer Research UK”

Pioneering plan to turn Worthing and Adur’s waste into power

Posted on 01/02/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

AROUND 40 tonnes of landfill waste will be converted into energy for Worthing and Adur a week, after the two councils have signed a ground-breaking agreement with a Lancing waste management company.
Adur and Worthing councils signed a deal with Rabbit Group to recover energy from commercial waste on a year-long trial basis.

Read more about this story on the Worthing Herald’s website

Rabbit joins up with Teamsport Uk

Posted on 16/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Rabbit are proud to join up with Teamsport UK’s new Go-kart circuit, providing the waste containers for the building alterations and track build, The Brighton Teamsport circuit was designed by a competition winner. With a circuit 450m long and a top speed of 40mph and boasting a Monaco style tunnel it sure looks good, Check it out

www.team-sport.co.uk/brighton

Rabbit, the Sussex Skip Hire company “highly commended”

Posted on 13/10/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Rabbit Skips were “Highly Commended” in the Green Business catagory of the Adur & Worthing Business Awards.

The presentation, made by Fred Dinenage, took place at the glittering awards ceremony on Saturday 8th October at Worthing Pavilion, read the Worthing herald for the full details of a good evening for the Rabbit Group… read the rest of “Rabbit, the Sussex Skip Hire company "highly commended"”