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Front End Loader

Front End Loaders (FEL) are ideal for those who produce large volumes of dry waste. Front End Loading waste collection units are lockable steel bins with easily operated lids. Front End Loaders are static bins and are not easily moved without industrial lifting equipment. The Front End Loading system offers significant accessibility advantages over Rear End Loaders.

Designed for significant volumes of waste, Front End Loaders are used to collect and dispose of the following waste types:

  • General waste
  • Dry Mixed Recycling
  • Single Stream Recycling
  • Compactable industrial and commercial waste
  • Not suitable for glass
  • Not suitable for hazardous waste
Capacity Waste Types Dimensions (L×W×H)
4.0m3 Cardboard
1.7 x 1.8 x 1.8 m
6.1m3 Cardboard
General Waste
Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
2.1 x 1.8 x 2.0 m
8.0m3 Cardboard
General Waste
Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
2.4 x 1.8 x 2.8 m

Our contamination policy helps you to identify the types of waste are allowed and also not allowed in each type of container. This ensures that your waste does not become contaminated and your waste can be collected without contamination problems.

Material/Container type What's Allowed What's Not
Clean dry Cardboard

Only clean dry cardboard

Clean Dry Paper

Where a grade has been specified then all paper must meet this

Dry Mixed Recyclate
  • Paper – e.g. dry paper waste, newspapers, office paper and magazines
  • Cardboard – e.g. corrugated cardboard, cereal boxes and card
  • Metal cans – e.g. clean, empty drinks cans and food tins
  • Plastic – e.g. packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles, empty drinks bottles & clean salad trays, rinsed out margarine tubs & microwaveable meal trays

N.B. Only clear sacks can be used

  • Black bags (because our drivers cannot see if it is recyclable material in the bag)
  • Waxed paper cups (takeaway cups from most high street coffee chains)
  • Crisp packets and sweet wrappers
  • Food and canteen waste
  • Liquids
  • Polystyrene
  • Glass and ceramics
  • Wood
  • Textiles or lengths of strapping
  • Hard and rigid plastics (e.g. window frames, pipes, drums or other bulky non-compactable plastic items)
  • Containers with any residue of food or hazardous material (e.g. paint tins or bleach bottles)
General Waste for Trade Waste, Bag Collections & Front End Loaders

Non-hazardous waste

Any waste electronic or electrical equipment, batteries, gas bottles, fluorescent tubes, paint tins, hazardous waste, animal-by-products, clinical, nappy or sanitary waste, kennel waste, liquids, timber, rubble, large pieces of metal or other bulky waste


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