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 is the worldwide supplier of waste management solutions for operators, local authorities, property developers and planners. With a wide choice of bins, storage containers and external wheeled refuse collection systems, underground and semi-underground systems, technology and maintenance services, Plastic Omnium’s innovative solutions are ideal for any domestic and commercial setting.

 Solutions for waste management operators and local authorities

 Two and Four Wheel Bins

We supply a range of models ranging from 60 to 1,700L wheeled containers, all complying with EN840 and the RAL standard. Each is tough and durable, and is available with additional options such as locks, paper slots, bottle apertures etc.  We also supply specialist hazardous waste, clinical and medical waste collection containers.

 Two and four wheeled containers, Stationary containers, Wheelie bin case study

Litter Bins

We offer a wide 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 your specifications. We also offer an extensive range of dog waste containers, grit bins, and battery collection banks.

 Recycling banks, Urban / Street bins, Dog waste, Battery banks

Solutions for local authorities, property developers and planners

Underground Refuse Systems

Providing substantially higher capacity than conventional refuse disposal systems, our underground refuse disposal system has been installed by or on behalf of more than 300 local authorities worldwide, including Tower Hamlets (London), Blackpool, Peterborough and Cambridge.

 Underground refuse systems, Underground refuse system case study, Cleaning of underground refuse system

Banks and Underground Systems

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

Tags: Recycling banks, Underground refuse systems, Semi underground refuse systems,

Services and connected solutions

Plastic Omnium offers a range of services and connected solutions both for waste management operators and local authorities:

Connected Solutions

Plastic Omnium’s connected OptiSolutions® provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art response to the needs of local and regional authorities. The range comprises of systems and services allowing the computerised management of pre-collection equipment (access control, fill-level checks, etc.) and streamlined waste collection (incentivised pricing, vehicle fleet monitoring, etc.).

 Waste container management, Access control, Fill level, Fleet management, Onboard navigation, Geo-positioning to billing, Onboard digital solutions, Operational management

Cleaning and Maintenance Services

With comprehensive cleaning and maintenance support from our expert teams, we provide local authorities and commercial companies with everything necessary to sustain clean and tidy local environments, increased security and vermin-free waste collection systems.

 Cleaning services, Maintenance services, Cleaning of underground refuse system

 

ASHTRAYS Wastebin Litterbin Combined .
BARROWS Street Orderly .
BENCHES Park .
BENCHES Steel .
BENCHES Steel Perforated Stainless Steel
BIN STORES Bin Storage Housings .
BIN STORES Bin Storage Wheeled Bin Shelters .
BINS Dog Waste .
BINS Park .
BINS Roadside .
COMPOST BINS
GRIT BINS Roadside .
LITTER BINS Anti-Terrorist/Counter Terrorist .
LITTER BINS Anti-Terrorist/Counter Terrorist Clear Transparent Vision Panels
LITTER BINS Cigarette Bins .
LITTER BINS Dog Waste .
LITTER BINS Iceberg Systems Buried Underground Container Combined
LITTER BINS Lockable .
LITTER BINS Park .
LITTER BINS Plastic .
LITTER BINS Post Mounted Post Top .
LITTER BINS Purpose Made Bespoke Custom Made
LITTER BINS Recycling .
LITTER BINS Secure Confidential Documents
LITTER BINS Smokers Smoking Area Ashtray Combined .
LITTER BINS Smokers Smoking Area Cigarette Butt Disposal .
LITTER BINS Stainless Steel .
LITTER BINS Steel .
LITTER BINS Street Furniture .
LITTER BINS Vandal Resistant Anti-Vandal .
LITTER BINS Waste Segregation .
OFFICE WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING SYSTEMS
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Above Ground Recycling Banks .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Batteries / Battery Banks .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground Recycling Banks .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground Recycling Banks Hydraulic Systems
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Below Ground Underground Recycling Banks Iceberg Systems
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Confidential Documents .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Drinks Can Banks Aluminium Steel Separation
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Large Capacity Semi-Underground
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Office .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS On-Street Recycling Units .
RECYCLING CONTAINERS Space Saving .
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 Below Ground Underground Iceberg 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 Large Capacity Waste Bins .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Large Capacity Waste Bins Exterior Outdoor Environments
REFUSE CONTAINERS Security .
REFUSE CONTAINERS Security Confidential Documents
REFUSE CONTAINERS Waste Bin Management RFID Chips EN 14803
REFUSE CONTAINERS Waste Bin Management RFID Chips for Waste Container Identification
REFUSE CONTAINERS Waste Bin Management RFID Chips for Waste Container Traceability
REFUSE CONTAINERS Waste Bin Management Waste Container Operations and Collection Monitoring
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 / Folding
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Hazardous Industrial Waste
REFUSE CONTAINERS Wheeled Bins Hazardous Industrial Waste ADR Decree Compliant
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 .
SEATS Steel .
SEATS Steel Perforated Stainless Steel
STORAGE BUNKERS Recycling .
STREET FURNITURE . .
WASTE COLLECTION BANKS See Also RECYCLING CONTAINERS: .
ATRIUM Litter Bins
AZTECA Recycling Containers
BIOCITY Compost Bins
BULBEO Compost Bins
BUROCITY Recycling Bin
CHARTER Litter Bins
CIBELES Litter Bins
CITYBAC Refuse Containers
CITYBAC DASRI Wheeled Bins
CITYBAC HIW Wheeled Bins
CITYBAC MAXI Refuse Containers
CITYBAC PLIBAC Wheeled Bins
CITYBAC PLUS Refuse Containers
CITYBELL Recycling Containers
CITYBULLE Recycling Containers
CITYFIRST Recycling Containers
CITYSPOT Recycling Containers
CLASSIC Litter Bins
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 BINS Recycling Bins
ELEGANT Litter Bins
EVOLYS Semi-Underground Waste Banks
FORCE Litter Bins
HUBLO Recycling Banks
IBAC Coloured Wheeled Bins
ICEBERG HYDRAULIC Underground Refuse Systems
ICEBERG OPTIMA Underground Refuse Systems
MINIMAX Underground Refuse and Recycling Containers
MODULOBAC Refuse Container
MOVEA Recycling Containers
OFFICE CONFIDENTIAL Waste Bins
OPTIACCESS Waste Container Remote Monitoring and Control
OPTICHIP RFID Chip for Waste Container Identification
OPTIFILL Waste Container Remote Level Monitoring Systems
OPTIMANAGER Waste Collection Vehicle Fleet Monitoring
OPTINAV Waste Collection Route Navigation
OPTINET Waste Container Operations/Collection Management
OPTIPAD Waste Container Operations Management
OPTISYSTEM Waste Container Operations/Collection Management
ORIGAMI Recycling Banks
PLASTIC OMNIUM M4® Underground Refuse and Recycling Containers
POCKETMAX Underground Refuse Systems
PRIMA LINEA Litter Bins
RETRO BIN Refuse Bins
ROTOMAX Semi-Underground Waste and Recycling Containers
ROUNDABOUT Litter Bins
SATELLITE Litter Bins
SEMIMAX CLASSIC Semi-Underground Waste and Recycling Containers
SEMIMAX CUBE Semi-Underground Waste and Recycling Containers
SIMPLICITY Litter Bins
SKEP Litter Bins
SO-SECURE Waste Bins
STADIUM Litter Bins
STREET CHARIOT Road Sweepers Wheeled Bin
SULO Refuse Bins
SULO Semi-Underground Waste Banks
TOXY Battery Recycling Bins
TRADITION Litter Bins
VOLCANO Recycling Containers

Plastic Omnium cleaning crew get busy across the UK

March 2018

Despite freezing temperatures, torrential rain and even a little snow, Plastic Omnium’s specialist crew are giving a large number of underground waste management systems across the UK a thorough cleaning.

Throughout March, the two-man crew has been raising, emptying, jet-washing and lowering hundreds of Plastic Omnium’s market-leading underground systems.

Starting in Lambeth, in South London, the crew headed to Tower Hamlets, in East London, and on to South East London, before heading out of the capital. The month-long assignment will then culminate in a series of cleaning and maintenance demonstrations in other locations where underground waste containers are used.

Plastic Omnium’s hot wash cleaning service is offered to its local authority, registered social landlord and property management company clients. The cleaning, maintenance and repairs service can also be engaged to service underground waste management systems previously installed by other suppliers.

Each cleaning crew is supported by a purpose-built truck, which carries a fully enclosed hot washing facility supplied from a large on board water tank, and a hydraulic crane which is used to lift each underground container into and out of the truck. Plastic Omnium’s cleaning service ensures that the residents have a more enjoyable experience when using the underground waste storage container, while encouraging increased rates of recycling. Additionally the washing and maintenance programme offered by Plastic Omnium helps to prolong the system’s operational life.

Richard Gregg, managing director of Plastic Omnium Urban Systems, based in Oldbury, commented:

“We are delighted to offer our customers both old and new this washing and maintenance service. This is a great opportunity to ensure that your underground waste collection systems are clean, grime-free and operating perfectly.

“The systems are installed in an increasing number of wide-ranging urban environments and on behalf of local authorities, housing associations, property management companies and other private sector providers. Whilst our own customers usually receive this service as part of their ongoing contract with us, it is also available to those who have previously installed systems manufactured by other suppliers, but who now need the very best when it comes to cleaning and maintenance.

“As our team moves around the UK, we look forward to seeing clean and odourless underground waste management systems emerge from the gloom of the British winter.”

Plastic Omnium’s space saving waste systems offer potential boost to London Housing

November 2017

This summer, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced a new partnership with local authorities and housing associations to build nearly 50,000 new affordable homes to rent and buy. The announcement of an estimated £1.7bn investment will see 49,398 genuinely affordable homes being built, with new homes in all 32 boroughs and the City of London. They will be delivered by 44 housing providers – including large and small housing associations, as well as nine London councils.

City Hall has allocations for about 30,000 homes in place from bids made prior to the current round. Together with the 30,000 homes previously agreed and a further £446m available for when bidding re-opens later this year, this latest announcement will contribute to the Mayor’s ambitious target of starting 90,000 new affordable homes by 2021.

The scale of London’s housing plans presents outstanding opportunities, not just for the many thousands of people who live and work in the capital and are in desperate need of affordable accommodation, but also for the architects and developers who will bring these plans to fruition.

Those opportunities include the creation of modern, comfortable homes that utilise space in an imaginative and innovative way – a crucial consideration, given the high price of land in the capital. And an effective way of achieving this goal is to install underground waste management systems like those offered by Plastic Omnium.

They provide a clean, safe and attractive alternative to bin stores and can, over the longer term, deliver attractive levels of savings for developers and local authorities alike. Eight underground containers, each of 5m3 capacity and emptied twice a week, are capable of serving 1,000 residents. Furthermore, they occupy a smaller footprint than three parking spaces, encourage greater rates of recycling and are significantly quieter to empty. When these factors are placed alongside the systems’ aesthetic qualities – waste collection points are sleek, easy to clean and maintain, and help to keep the surrounding areas free of mess – they may indeed, as the national press recently claimed, herald ‘the end of the wheelie bin’.
Refuse disposal pillar in South London.

However, the cost savings that arise from improved utilisation of space are not the only financial benefits delivered by underground waste systems. Purchasing the systems puts an end to the ongoing cost of renting wheeled bins and replacing broken ones. They can be emptied by one man and a truck, instead of the crews of typically four or five who deal with wheeled bins. Street waste and vermin are reduced, whilst recycling rates are increased.

And, vitally, all the available evidence indicates that providing high quality, safe communal spaces, including the installation of underground systems, enhances the wellbeing of residents. Working with Poplar HARCA in East London, Plastic Omnium has installed 183 underground waste management systems. Customer survey figures show that, before the installation, satisfaction with the quality of the estates stood at 69.2%. Three years later, following the installation, satisfaction had risen to 88%.
Bin Store – Poplar HARCA.

So, Plastic Omnium’s underground waste management systems can help local authorities, housing associations and developers save money through more efficient use of available space. Waste operators can offer a quicker, quieter and more cost-effective service. Recycling rates improve and local environments can be kept cleaner for longer. And residents are happier with their surroundings and services. By combining the imagination of planners and architects with the innovation of Plastic Omnium’s underground waste management systems, the Mayor of London’s 50,000 new affordable homes can deliver savings, service improvements, cleaner neighbourhoods and more contented residents: a real result for everyone.

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