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Government Announces Target to Halve Construction and Demolition Waste Taken to Landfill, Leading to Increased Demand for Small Crushers as Part of Site Waste Management

Mini crushers used on building sites can significantly reduce construction waste and costs relating to landfill whilst creating secondary aggregate. Recycled building rubble can also be sold on to third parties to offset recycling costs.

Aylesbury, United Kingdom, February 25, 2008 --( Red Rhino Crushers Ltd announces a large increase in demand for their innovative crushing equipment following the target to “halve the amount of construction, demolition and excavation wastes going to landfill by 2012” announced as part of the Government’s Waste Strategy for England, October 2007.

DEFRA estimates that one third of the 400 million tonnes of solid materials used in the UK construction industry ends up in landfill. One of the strategies employed by the Government to reduce this amount is the annual escalation of landfill tax, expected to be £48/tonne for inert waste by 2010. This adds to the financial strain of maintaining profit margins, especially for the small construction business. Onsite recycling of building waste seems to be a perfect solution to the problem, and the increasing demand for compact jaw crushers provided by Red Rhino Crushers Ltd seems to reflect the fact that the UK building industry is now waking up to that fact.

“Our compact crushers offer not only an environmental benefit, but also a financial one,” enthuses Ben Latham, Key Accounts Director at Red Rhino Crushers Ltd. “If you take into consideration the logistical costs of removing waste on top of the landfill tax, it soon adds up. Using one of our mini crushers to recycle building waste into secondary aggregate removes those costs instantly, and can even bring in a new source of income if the excess recycled aggregate produced is sold on. Every hour a crusher is used,” Ben continues, “up to 3 skip loads of material are saved from landfill, a fact that won’t only save the construction company’s profits, but also the rapidly dwindling space in UK landfill sites.”

About Red Rhino Crushers Ltd

Red Rhino Crushers Ltd are specialists in the provision of British designed & British built compact continual motion jaw crushers both in the UK and abroad, having designed and manufactured some of most versatile and compact mini crushers in the world – the 4000, 5000 and 7000 series. The Red Rhino 4000, and 5000 series are some of the smallest, lightest and most flexible jaw crushers available, both falling within towing and weight restrictions. The 4000 model is narrow enough to fit through a domestic doorway yet powerful enough to crush a full UK kerbstone in approximately 40 seconds, whilst the 5000 series is towable yet can process significant tonnages per day. The 7000 is versatile and manoeuvrable and designed for larger applications such as waste transfer, skip-hire, or larger construction sites, in addition to local authorities.

Red Rhino’s range and finance packages enable even the smallest construction companies to make use of their advanced recycling technology.

Red Rhino Crushers Ltd is committed to environmental initiatives to reduce waste in the construction industry and promote the use of sustainable aggregates. Red Rhino’s innovative crushing equipment is at the forefront of a growing movement to reduce the environmental damage caused by the mining and delivery of new aggregates, and paying to send building waste to landfill. The company is proud of its environmental credentials and won the 2007 Green Apple gold award, SED award for excellence in recycling, and runners up in the 2007 Manufacturing Excellence Awards.

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Red Rhino Crushers Ltd
Marelize Campbell
01296 310 600

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