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Accelerating Recycling Rates for Actavis plc

In just thirty years, Actavis plc has grown from a small research laboratory into one of the world's largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, with revenues in excess of $8 billion. The company's UK headquarters in Barnstaple manufactures more than 5 billion tablets per year, with the majority going into the British healthcare system.

Actavis use Glasdon's Nexus® 26G Recycling Containers throughout their Barnstaple manufacturing base. Installed in sets with large clear graphics that comply with the English recycling standards prescribed by Defra's WRAP/RecycleNow program, the Nexus 26G and Nexus 26G Duo containers have helped Actavis reduce their landfill costs by 60% - a six-figure saving per year.

Nexus 26G is a best-seller for a reason: it offers the perfect combination of looks and features. Packing 26 gallons of recyclable material (equivalent to 66lbs of waste paper, 130 drinks cans or 95 plastic bottles) into a slim footprint, the Nexus 26G's wheeled door makes it easy and safe to empty.

Available with a wide choice of aperture colors and graphics for any recycling stream you can think of, we can customize Nexus 26G recycling containers to meet your exact needs.

The Nexus 26G Duo units (as shown in the photograph taken in the Actavis staff restaurant) collect two segregated recycling streams in a single space-saving unit, creating even more flexibility for your program. The units supplied to Actavis also include the 2 gallons side pod reservoir for collecting excess liquid from the cans, bottles and cups collected by the containers - no more soggy mess at the bottom of the bag. Just in case your users don't completely empty their drink into the reservoir, the Nexus 26G door has an integrated drip tray to catch spills before they stain your floors.

If you're interested in learning how Glasdon can improve your recycling rates and cut your costs with our indoor and outdoor recycling containers, call us today on 1-855-GLASDON (874-5273), email, or use the Live Chat feature on this website.

Accelerating Recycling Rates for Actavis plc
Monday, August 11, 2014
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