Here at Haulaway we are glad to be back after the Christmas holiday and we would like to wish all of our customers a very Happy New Year. Now that we are fully back in the swing of things we thought we’d take a moment to look back at what 2017 brought for us…
A significant part of the year was introducing our new company, Woollycrete SE Ltd, at the beginning of May. This meant we could add Ready Mix and Volumetric Concrete to our expanding list of services. We welcomed Matthew and Emma into our offices who are on hand to deal with any concrete enquiries. The division is expanding well and we are excited to see what 2018 brings.
Big Projects and Recycling News
In June we were pleased to be able to start work in helping to prepare for the new Lidl store, soon to be coming to Polegate. Providing the site with tipper lorry’s for muck away and aggregate, skips and concrete we have supplied the whole package!
We have also supplied our skips and lorry’s to the New Arndale Centre and Devonshire Park Theatres in Eastbourne which are still progressing well.
Closer to home, we are proud to have provided the new Bovis Homes site in Hellingly with many of our larger size skips and rolonof containers throughout the year. This has enabled the site to recycle large quantities of wood and metal amongst other things! The project is still ongoing and expanding nicely.
As always we have been striving to recycle as much of the waste we receive as possible, and we are pleased to say all the hard work has paid off, with a whopping 28% increase in our exports for recycling compared with 2016.
In May we reached the one year anniversary of our ‘Papers’ For St Wilfrid’s’ scheme with a total of £3800 being donated to St Wilfrid’s within the first year. Pretty impressive to think it is all from people in our local area donating their unwanted paper and cardboard via our red box collection service. In the same month, we delivered out our last red box making a total of 1000 boxes now currently out for collections.
Aside from this we also had fun taking part in a pancake race which was also to raise money for St Wilfrids
Towards the end of the year, we held our annual cake sale raising £116 from our home-baked goods for MacMillan Cancer Support.
In August we found we had another, rather surprising, use of our weighbridge when we were asked to weigh a horse! Definitely one of the strangest requests we’ve had yet and safe to say the horse did not trot on through to the waste recycling facility!
In September we met some more furry friends when a family of stray cats decided to take up residence in our yard. Thankfully, with the help of Cats Protection, we managed to rescue all of them and hope they have now found their forever homes.
Business of the Year Awards
To top off a brilliant year we entered November having just qualified for ‘The Best Of Business Of The Year’ Awards. We couldn’t have done this without the fantastic support of our customers. Thank you for leaving us some lovely reviews and please keep them coming!
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Haulaway Skips is a family run waste management company. We provide many services including skip, grab and tipper hire as well as recycled aggregates and topsoil. We recycle over 90% of all waste received...