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  • Meet the new member of The TGM Team!

    TGM Environmental are pleased to welcome our new apprentice, Georgia Andrews, on board.  Our steady growth in business has led to a need to expand our team at our Head Office in London and we were keen to channel some of the young talent in the local area by taking on board our very own apprentice. Georgia joins TGM as an Apprentice Business Administrator and will be based at Group Head Office in Charlton. We contacted ...

    Posted at November 25, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on Meet the new member of The TGM Team!
  • Exports will be affected

    TGM’s ability to meet its export commitments was hampered when one of the world’s top 10 shipping lines – Hanjin shipping of South Korea decided to file for court receivership as it succumbed to the prolonged depression in the global shipping market. - With Hanjin's future now determined, carriers have announced they will hike container freight rates by as much as 50 percent beginning next month as retailers scramble to secure shipping ahead of the peak ...

    Posted at November 7, 2016 | By : | Categories : News,Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exports will be affected
  • Palm Paper recycling fire

    One of TGM’s main outlets for recovered newspapers and magazines was badly damaged by fire on 7th October. This has affected their ability to accept deliveries of waste paper. - One person was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation - At least 10 fire engines were sent to the Saddlebow Estate factory. - More than 100 firefighters have been involved in tackling a blaze at a large paper plant. - Staff were evacuated from the ...

    Posted at November 7, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Palm Paper recycling fire
  • Quality First

    This week, The Recycling Association (TRA) has increased it's efforts in highlighting the importance of the quality of material being exported, with the launch of the Quality First Campaign. For further details please see link: http://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/recycling-association-highlights-export-quality-risk      

    Posted at September 14, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Quality First
  • The TGM Recycling Group acquires Polymer Industries and Plastics Plus Recycling Group

    On the 4th February, TGM Environmental completed its acquisition of Plastics Plus Recycling Group (PPRG) including its operating company Polymer Industries, a Devon based polymer recycling and manufacturing company in a deal that TGM Chairman Graeme Coombs commented “supports and cements our diversification into clean plastics recycling and manufacturing”. Polymer Industries will maintain Headquarters in Wrangaton, South Devon where it will expand its processing and manufacturing capacity with investment from TGM. They will continue to provide ...

    Posted at February 12, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on The TGM Recycling Group acquires Polymer Industries and Plastics Plus Recycling Group
  • TGM Group Announce New Plastics Division

    TGM Environmental are in the process of forming a new plastics division which will be known as Europlastix Recycling Limited (RCL). Further details to follow.  

    Posted at October 30, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on TGM Group Announce New Plastics Division
  • TGM Environmental Sponsor Surrey Schools Arts Festival

    TGM Environmental were delighted to recently sponsor Epsom and Ewell’s first school Arts Festival.  The Festival was held at Bourne Hall, Ewell, Surrey and celebrated the artistic talents of children from over twenty schools across the area, with many pieces of art on display.  The event ran for two weeks at the end of September through to early October and was attended by many and deemed to be a success. ...

    Posted at October 19, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on TGM Environmental Sponsor Surrey Schools Arts Festival
  • A Return to Commercial Reality

    Winston Churchill said ‘Never  let a good crisis go to waste’ and whilst the recycling industry is currently filled with much wailing and gnashing of teeth we could possibly pause the hand wringing for a moment and pull something beneficial and useful from the present darkness. Britain desperately needs a strong and healthy recycling infrastructure as our ability to consume, and throw away continues to prevail throughout the ...

    Posted at March 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on A Return to Commercial Reality
  • UK Mill Closure

      We learned this week that Aylesford Newsprint who have been making paper in Kent since 1922 have called in the administrators. The mill produced around 400,000 tonnes of newsprint each year and the loss of this capacity will further reduce the demand for, and price of, waste paper in the UK. This is devastating news to an industry which has seen a steady reduction ...

    Posted at February 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | Comments Off on UK Mill Closure
  • In The Pipeline At TGM…..

    On 1st January TGM undertook a milestone decision and shelved the trading name of The Waste Paper Company for our Surrey division. In future we will be known by the unified name TGM Environmental Ltd. The Waste Paper Company was a well-recognised and respected brand in Surrey and Home Counties for over 25 years but our aim is now to focus on promoting and growing the TGM brand for it to become recognised as the ...

    Posted at January 27, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on In The Pipeline At TGM…..
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