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20 years of Riverside Waste Machinery

Riverside celebrates 20-year milestone

The past twenty years have been quite a whirlwind for the waste and recycling industry, with recessions, regulations, landfill tax hikes and technological innovations just some of the notable talking points.But the last two decades have also seen the growth of baler specialist Riverside Waste Machinery.The company – originally founded by Chris Oldfield in 1997 – is now run by his son Jonathan Oldfield. And the managing di...

Riverside launches infographic to celebrate 20 years

There is cause for celebration at Riverside HQ at the moment, as the team celebrates the company's 20th anniversary! To mark this significant milestone, we've produced an infographic of our journey to date. Simply click on the image below to delve into our history and highlights since 1997......

RWM 200 Multi Chamber Waste Baler from Riverside Waste Machinery

Baler of the month – May – RWM 200 Multi

Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD Jonathan Oldfield describes the key features and benefits of the RWM 200 Multi Chamber waste baler, in the latest ‘baler of the month’.Describe this machine in one sentence:This medium-sized waste baler provides a flexible and efficient solution for companies handling more than one waste stream at any time. What type of organisati...

What's the difference between baling wire and baling twine?

What’s the difference between baler wire and baler twine?

When it comes to the world of baler consumables, operators would be forgiven for thinking that every product is the same. After all, the objective is always consistent – to help produce a secure bale.However, there are actually a number of different baler consumables available in the marketplace. They can be supplied in various lengths, widths and with different breaking strains. And what suits one baler or material stream is not always ideal for t...

Used baler advice

10 things to consider before buying a used baler

Get it right, and a used baler purchase could be one of the smartest business decisions you’ll make this year. But, rush into buying the wrong machine, on the other hand, and it could actually prove a costly waste of time and money. So, to protect your investment, large or small, we’ve compiled a handy list of 10 things to consider before you part with your cash:...


Baler of the month – April – RWM 600

Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD Jonathan Oldfield describes the key features and benefits of the RWM 600 mill size baler, in the latest ‘baler of the month’.Describe this machine in one sentence:The RWM600 is the largest mill size baler in the UK marketplace.What type of organisations use it?This machine is typically used by manu...

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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