PLASTIC OMNIUM URBAN SYSTEMS LTD

VALE HOUSE
19 HAINGE ROAD
TIVIDALE
OLDBURY
WEST MIDLANDS B69 2NR

Tel: 0121 521 4472
Fax: 0121 557 2667

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Suppliers of: Underground Recycling Bins Waste Bins Recycling Bins Litter Bins Wheeled Bin Refuse Containers Recycling Bins Refuse Bins Recycling Containers Compost Bins Refuse Container Dog Waste Bin Recycling Bin wheeled bins

Plastic Omnium and Sulo are worldwide suppliers of waste bins, storage containers and external wheeled refuse collection systems and our Sulo underground refuse and recycling collection system. We provide solutions for both the public and private sectors.

Our range includes:

The Sulo Underground Refuse Systems

Providing substantially higher capacity than conventional refuse disposal systems. Sulo underground refuse disposal system, from Plastic Omnium UK has been installed for over 300 local authorities worldwide including in the UK, including Tower Hamlets (London), Blackpool, Peterborough and Cambridge.

With comprehensive cleaning and maintenance support from our UK based team, Sulo provides local authorities and commercial companies an aesthetically pleasing range of underground refuse and recycling systems. By increasing the size of the disposal system underground Sulo requires less frequency of collections, increased security and a low maintenance vermin free waste collection system.

Two and Four Wheel Bins

We supply 18 models ranging from 60 to 1,700L wheeled bins , all complying with EN840 and the RAL standard. Available with numerous additional functionality such as locks, paper slots, bottle apertures etc.  We also supply specialist waste clinical and medical waste collection containers.

Litter Bins

A wide and comprehensive selection of containers for collecting litter or waste products. Our products are made from many different materials including metals and plastics offering attractive and durable products in a wide range of colours and finishes to meet with your needs. Additionally we offer an extensive range of dog waste, battery collection banks and confidential paper bins.

Banks and Underground Systems

Our voluntary deposit range includes free standing banks for glass, paper and textiles and the market leading Sulo ‘Iceberg’ Underground Waste Disposal Systems. Our range also includes space saving Semi Underground and Hydraulic lifting Underground systems.  

Our Other Ranges Include:

Wheeled bin storage covers, street grit bins, composters and external storage containers. Your City Your design Our PO ‘envdesign’ studio allows us to offer personalized products to perfectly match your wishes in promoting the communities cultural and architectural identity.

These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.

Azteca Waste Collection Banks
Recycling Bins Refuse Containers

Published [12/11/12]File size [1614 KB]

Bulbeo Garden Composter

Published [12/11/12]File size [2862 KB]

Citybac 2 & 4 Wheeled Waste Containers
Wheelie Bins Refuse Collection Household and commercial

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Clipcom Message Communication Leaflet

Published [12/11/12]File size [102 KB]

Drinks Can Bank Literature
Recycling Bins Drinking Cans

Published [12/11/12]File size [58 KB]

Eco Deskside Recycling Range Brochure

Published [12/11/12]File size [702 KB]

Ecosourcing Recycling

Published [12/11/12]File size [786 KB]

Elegant Transparent Waste Collection Furniture
Urban waste collection furniture

Published [12/11/12]File size [1530 KB]

Evolys Semi-underground bank
Waste Collection

Published [12/11/12]File size [271 KB]

Ibac Waste Collection Bins
wheeled Bins Wheelie Refuse Bins

Published [12/11/12]File size [145 KB]

Minimax Brochure
Underground containers for voluntary collection

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Movea Voluntary Collection banks
Bottle Banks

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Office Confidential Literature
100 litre confidential waste bin

Published [12/11/12]File size [63 KB]

Opti System
Underground Waste Collection Banks Bins Refuse

Published [12/11/12]File size [2268 KB]

Plastic Omnium UK Introduction
2&4 wheeled containers, recycling banks, Street furniture,Office waste management

Published [13/12/13]File size [536 KB]

Plastic Omnium Urban Sulo D2 MB25-LR

Published [01/12/14]File size [399 KB]

Recycling Literature

Published [12/11/12]File size [1654 KB]

Simplicity and Skep Literature
Open top litter bins

Published [12/11/12]File size [57 KB]

So Secure Literature
Confidential waste bin

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Street Furniture Brochure
Dog Waste Bin, Waste Bins

Published [12/11/12]File size [575 KB]

Sulo Hydro Iceberg Underground Refuse
and recycling collection bins points banks automatic lifting system

Published [17/12/12]File size [750 KB]

Sulo Optima Iceberg.
Sulo Underground refuse, waste and recycling collection bins containers monitored

Published [17/12/12]File size [1545 KB]

ASHTRAYS Wastebin Litterbin Combined .
BARROWS Street Orderly .
BENCHES Steel .
BENCHES Steel Open Wire Mesh
BINS Dog Waste .
BINS Park .
BINS Roadside .
COMPOST BINS
GRIT BINS Road .
LITTER BINS Anti-Terrorist/Counter Terrorist .
LITTER BINS Anti-Terrorist/Counter Terrorist Clear Transparent Vision Panels
LITTER BINS Dog Waste .
LITTER BINS Lockable .
LITTER BINS Park .
LITTER BINS Plastic .
LITTER BINS Post Mounted .
LITTER BINS Purpose Made Bespoke Custom Made
LITTER BINS Recycling .
LITTER BINS Secure Confidential Documents
LITTER BINS Smoking Area Ashtray Combined
LITTER BINS Smoking Area Cigarette Butt Disposal .
LITTER BINS Steel .
LITTER BINS Vandal Resistant Anti-Vandal .
LITTER BINS Waste Segregation .
OFFICE WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING SYSTEMS
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground Hydraulic Systems
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Confidential Documents .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Drinks Can Banks Aluminium Steel Separation
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Large Capacity Semi-Underground
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Office .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Space Saving .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Street .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Waste Level Detection Remote Monitoring Systems
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Wheeled .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground Hydraulic Systems
REFUSE CONTAINERS Clinical Waste .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Collection and Recycling Service (HDPE Containers) .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Confidential Waste .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Dog Waste .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Large Capacity .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Large Capacity Semi-Underground
REFUSE CONTAINERS Security .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Security Confidential Documents
REFUSE CONTAINERS Waste Level Detection Remote Monitoring Systems
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins EN 840-5 and EN 840-6
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Foldable
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins High Capacity
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Industrial
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Information Messaging Signs Lid Fitting Systems
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Pedal Opening
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Plastic
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Road Sweepers Bins
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Security Confidential Documents
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Wheelie Bins
SALT BINS Road .
STREET FURNITURE . .
AZTECA Recycling Containers
BIOCITY Compost Bins
BULBEO Compost Bins
BUROCITY Recycling Bin
CHARTER Litter Bins
CITYBAC Refuse Containers
CITYBAC MAXI Refuse Containers
CITYBAC PLUS Refuse Containers
CITYBELL Recycling Containers
CITYBULLE Recycling Containers
CITYFIRST Recycling Containers
CITYSPOT Recycling Containers
CLIP-COM Wheeled Bin Removeable Sign Systems
CRISTAL BASKET Waste Bins
DOGGY Dog Waste Bin
ECO RANGE Office Waste Management
ECOLINE Recycling Bins
ECOMOBILE Recycling Bins
ECOMODULE Recycling Bins
ECOSOURCING Waste and Recycling Services
EDEN RANGE Recycling Bins
ELEGANT Litter Bins
EVOLYS Semi-Underground Waste Banks
FORCE Litter Bins
IBAC Coloured Wheeled Bins
ICEBERG Underground Refuse System
ICEBERG HYDRAULIC Underground Refuse Systems
ICEBERG OPTIMA Underground Refuse Systems
MINIMAX Recycling Containers
MODULOBAC Refuse Container
MOVEA Recycling Containers
OFFICE CONFIDENTIAL Waste Bins
OPTI SYSTEM Waste Container Level Monitoring Systems
PLIBAC Refuse Bins
PRIMA LINEA Litter Bins
ROUNDABOUT Litter Bins
SATELLITE Litter Bins
SIMPLICITY Litter Bins
SKEP Litter Bins
SO-SECURE Waste Bins
STADIUM Litter Bins
STREET CHARIOT Road Sweepers Wheeled Bin
SULO Semi-Underground Waste Banks

Plastic Omnium Environment introduces cutting edge range of waste systems at RWM 2016

September 2016

Plastic Omnium Environment introduces cutting edge range of waste systems at RWM 2016

RWM, Birmingham NEC, 13-15 September 2016: Plastic Omnium Environment is introducing a range of innovative products this year at RWM, aimed at supporting property developers and local authorities in improving their recycling performance.

• The world leader in manufacturing and supplying high quality waste containerisation products is showcasing M4, the latest addition to its range of underground waste disposal systems at the show in Hall 5, Stand Q100.

• It will also be displaying the new Plastic Omnium Bin-Shelter, with flap and access control option.

M4 is the latest generation underground container developed to further assist communities in achieving their recycling targets. It has been designed to improve the collection of different flows of paper and packaging, glass and also residual waste. The M4 container is available with optional access control technology systems.
The dimensions of the drum doors allow for easy depositing of bags. To improve hygiene, a foot pedal opening system is included, that avoids the need to touch the container with the user’s hands. Accessibility has also been optimised for children and people with reduced mobility.

The M4 pillars are fully interchangeable which allows added flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of community recycling. Placed on a common structure below the ground all the variants can easily be replaced by other pillars: for example a pillar for the collection of residual waste could be replaced with a pillar for dry recyclates.

Collectors will benefit from it being one of the fastest products to empty on the market, while offering guaranteed safety, and reducing the disturbance to local residents.
For maintenance personnel, the terminal’s shape has been designed for quicker and easier access to the various components of the container’s structure, allowing faster servicing and maintenance.

The M4 terminal is fully compliant with the requirements of European Standard EN 13071 (validated on March 23, 2016 by LNE - National Testing Laboratory, an independent body).

Richard Gregg, Managing Director of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Plastic Omnium Environment, says:
“We are delighted to introduce M4, our latest underground waste management product, which will offer many additional benefits to local communities, collectors and maintenance staff, and will be a key factor in improving the local authority’s recycling targets”.

The company is also showcasing the new Plastic Omnium Bin-Shelter with flap and access control option. This shelter allows controlled access by limiting the size of the opening hatch or by access control which can limit users to authorised-users only helping to reduce contamination or use by non-residents. It also stops the bins being moved around to the wrong locations.

The Plastic Omnium Bin-Shelter is robustly made with galvanised metal sheets and is suitable for use with 660L bins. It is not only safe and ergonomic, but also easy to assemble thanks to its interchangeable riveted panels.

The waste-chute flap is made from aluminium alloy and is chosen for its light weight, making handling of the flap easier and improving resistance to rusting. The flaps are available with optional access control systems including electronic bolt, lock and battery.

Installation is straightforward and the bin-shelters are fixed to the ground to meet with the EN 15132 Standards requirements.

Richard Gregg adds: “RWM is an excellent opportunity to renew old acquaintances, make new friends and especially to raise awareness within the industry of Plastic Omnium Environments innovative systems. We look forward to giving a warm welcome to all visitors to our stand.”

PLASTIC OMNIUM URBAN SYSTEMS CHANGES THE LANDSCAPE IN LONDON E3

September 2016

POPLAR HARCA’S REGENERATION PROJECT WITH PLASTIC OMNIUM URBAN SYSTEMS CHANGES THE LANDSCAPE IN LONDON E3

September 2016. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of underground waste management systems, Plastic Omnium Urban Systems has for many years worked alongside local authorities and communities to improve their environments. And as environmental, financial and aesthetic considerations continue to increase in importance for estate managers, Plastic Omnium Urban System’s products are attracting even greater interest.

Leading the charge in the UK is Poplar Housing and Regeneration Community Association (Poplar HARCA), a housing association based in the heart of East London. Poplar HARCA’s latest regeneration project aimed to transform challenging ex-council stock into places of beauty where people would really choose to live. A proactive, joined-up strategy was developed which encompassed maintenance, management and resident engagement. It also used good design to secure long term improvements in environmental quality by revolutionising refuse arrangements to achieve sustainability targets whilst eradicating fires, fly-tipping and vermin in communal areas.

Waste management was an important element within the programme and strong partnerships between Poplar HARCA, Tower Hamlets Council and Plastic Omnium Urban Systems meant that refuse could be taken underground. Plastic Omnium Urban System’s Underground Refuse Systems were the clear favourite for the job.

Poplar HARCA has 183 underground refuse systems in use and a further 29 in development. When they were installed, they were the first of their kind in the UK – and it remains the largest installation of Underground Refuse Systems in the country. Furthermore, recent upgrades have showcased best technical practice, making it easier for residents to dispose of their waste while keeping the number of wheeled bins to a minimum. 5000 litres of waste can be kept securely under each unit: ideal for the area’s high density estates.

The results have been dramatic, for Poplar HARCA, Tower Hamlets Council and residents alike.
• Physical waste has been removed from the street scene, together with much of the vermin that feeds on it.
• Refuse fires have been eliminated, saving repairs money and improving respect for the environment.
• Weekly cleaning and tagging of Underground Refuse System units and adoption of latest pedal driven technology further encourages regular use.
• Time and money have been saved through reducing the amount of dumped items that then have to be removed, with further savings arising from reduced landfill and tipping costs.
• Cost savings are reinvested in the area, ensuring that local residents benefit at every level from the installation of the Underground Refuse Systems.

“Transforming our estates makes a huge difference in quality of life for our residents,” says Suzanne Wolfe, Assistant Director of Technical Resources at Poplar HARCA. “A vital part of this process has been the installation of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems’ Underground Refuse Systems, which have reduced street clutter, removed street waste and vermin, delivered cost savings and improved the appearance of our estates. From our experience, Underground Refuse Systems make an important contribution to the effective management of waste in high-density housing environments.”

In addition, all the evidence Poplar HARCA has subsequently gathered indicates that providing high quality, safe communal spaces enhances the wellbeing of residents. Customer satisfaction figures show that satisfaction with the quality of the estates rose from 69.2% in 2011 to 88% in 2014. Satisfaction with caretaking services showed a similar increase, 65% in 2012 to 79% in 2014.

Whilst Poplar HARCA is currently the largest operator of Underground Refuse Systems in the UK, other organisations are also benefitting from their installation and still more are showing interest in using them. They are also learning from Poplar HARCA’s best practice approach to managing the systems at events such as last summer’s 'Taking Refuse Underground' event, which was organised by Plastic Omnium Urban Systems.

“Plastic Omnium Urban Systems is proud to have supported Poplar HARCA throughout this outstanding programme of regeneration,” concludes Richard Gregg, managing director of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems UK and Ireland. “Our Underground Refuse Systems are delivering tangible benefits for all concerned, illustrating the value that they offer for local authorities, housing associations and property developers throughout the UK.”

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