Entries by Kerry Smith

2018 Core Value Awards for Four Employees

Two years ago we introduced three core values to the business: Passion, Responsibility and Engagement.  As part of the Employee Satisfaction Surveys, we again asked employees to nominate their colleagues under each of the core value categories. As a result of these nominations, four individuals were selected for exemplifying our core values within the workplace […]

Trommel Screen Upgrades at A303 Materials Recovery Facility

The trommel screens in the main materials recovery building at the A303 have recently been replaced with a larger size mesh, resulting in around a third less material being delivered to the picking line. The increase in screen size has brought about the following benefits: The 25mm to 60mm material, which previously went onto the […]

Have a Christmas Clean out this December

It’s almost December, which means the countdown to Christmas has started. It’s the perfect time of year to have a big clear out, making way for those much wanted Christmas presents and a fresh start to the New Year. Not everything needs to be thrown away, you can take items to a charity shop, sell […]

Safety Training Day for Raymond Brown Group’s 17 Safety Representatives

17 Safety Representatives from across the Raymond Brown Group took part in a Safety Training Day earlier this month at the A303 Enviropark. The Safety Representatives were appointed this year from across each of the group businesses and their role is to raise awareness in health and safety and to help improve safety culture across […]

Disposing of your Batteries Safely and Responsibly

Each year we throw away over 600 million batteries, but did you know that batteries are a significant risk to our health and the environment? Many batteries contain harmful chemicals (particularly heavy metals such as lead, mercury, or cadmium) which can escape into and poison our environment and watercourses. Car batteries contain acids which can cause burns and harm […]

brownSkips.com partners with AnyJunk to provide new Man and Van Hire Service

brownSkips.com has partnered with the UK’s largest junk removal company, AnyJunk, to be able to offer our customers eco-friendly and efficient man and van rubbish removal.  Like us, AnyJunk currently operate with at least a 90% landfill diversion and have a five star rating on Trustpilot. Tarun Nayyar from AnyJunk commented: “We’re pleased to be partnering […]

brownSkips.com Investment in Skips

brownSkips.com has recently invested in a number of brand new skips as well as refurbishing our existing skips to meet recent business demand across Hampshire and Berkshire. The skips will be branded at our Nursling Recycling Facility and distributed within the local market. This investment will enable us to meet the increased demand for our […]

Raymond Brown’s Fourth Lorry branded at Cart Marking Ceremony in London

One of Raymond Brown’s newest Grab Lorries was branded yesterday at the traditional Cart Marking Ceremony in the City of London.  The lorry, which was designed by Foxhills Junior School in Southampton was driven by Mark Attwood and is the fourth Raymond Brown lorry to have been branded in the annual ceremony. This year the […]

brownSkips.com attends Thruxton Truxx Factor 2018

Driver, Mark Gale attended the 2018 Truxx Factor Truck Show on 7 and 8 July 2018. The Truxx Factor Truck Show is an established family friendly weekend festival which takes place at Thruxton Motorsport Centre. Mark represents the company at the show each year and took his Roman Way Primary School lorry with him, one of […]