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Can balers handle the complexity of modern recycling challenges?

Balers are often considered simplistic pieces of waste handling kit that purely handle straightforward recyclables such as cardboard or plastic film. But baling equipment is mightier than you think, explained our MD Jonathan Oldfield in a recent feature for Recycling & Waste World magazine. If you missed the article you can read it in full here...As the recycling and resource industry has continued to evolve, the ‘humble’ baler has ...

10 ways to keep your baler in optimum working condition

Did you know that there are 10 simple steps you can take to ensure top waste baler performance? To minimise downtime, maximise safety and avoid unexpected repair costs, follow this quick guide and enjoy optimum running conditions. Nominate at least one member of staff who will be responsible for planned preventative maintenance. Segment tasks according to what needs to be carried out on a daily, monthly and annual basis, document the...

Baler of the month – March – RWM 450 HD

Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD Jonathan Oldfield describes the key features and benefits of the RWM 450 heavy duty waste baler, in this latest ‘baler of the month’. Describe this machine in one sentence: A heavy duty baling press, tough enough to handle almost anything! What type of organisations use it? This machine is typi...

A fond farewell to a familiar face at Riverside

Having devoted more than a decade of her working life to Riverside Waste Machinery, it’s time for the team to bid a fond farewell to our director and office manager Debbie Oldfield. Before she departed to enjoy her much-deserved retirement, we put the spotlight on her one final time, and asked her 10 questions about her role, the business and what’s next… 1. How long have you been with the company? ...

Karen, Riverside Waste Machinery's accounts administrator

Riverside welcomes new team member

We’re delighted to announce that we have a new face in the office!Karen Barningham has joined us as our new accounts and general administrator, and has quickly settled into the Riverside team.With more than twenty years’ experience in similar roles and a real passion for accountancy, she comes armed with a wealth of Sage knowledge and found our job description completely mirrored her strengths and enjoyments. We’re sure...

RWM 60HD vertical_baler from Riverside Waste Machinery

Baler of the month – February – RWM 60 HD

In this latest ‘baler of the month’ feature, Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD Jonathan Oldfield describes the key features and benefits of the RWM 60 heavy duty waste baler.Describe this machine in one sentence:They say great things come in small packages and this compact waste baler is proof of that famous phrase.What type of organisations use it?...

Our aftersales support

A number of organisations – especially those making the first step to improve their waste handling capabilities – are a little apprehensive about what happens after their investment in a waste baler. What if their plant manager gets a new job and there’s a knowledge gap? What if they make a mistake and a small repair is needed? These worries are perhaps natural, but there’s really nothing to panic about.

Firstly, our waste balers are incredibly easy to use, but secondly, our baling engineers will be with you every step of the way, long after the initial procurement. Providing training, service and maintenance expertise, spare parts or simply a waste handling review, we’ll help you maximise the return from your investment, for years to come.

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