How do I dispose of old trolleys or stillages?

16th May 2024


How do I dispose of old trolleys or stillages?

Acres Engineering offer a recycling service with a multitude of options to assist you with disposing of your old media.

1/ Deliver your old stillage(s) / trolley(s) to Acres for recycling.

2/ Deliver your old stillage(s) / trolley(s) to Acres for a refresh or recertification.

3/ Deliver your old stillage(s) / trolley(s) to Acres for re-purposing.

Contact us today to see if we can support you on your sustainability journey. Once processed you will received a certification for your ISO14001 environmental records.

Rusty Stillages

Recycling old trolleys or stillages offers numerous advantages, both environmentally and economically. Here are some key benefits:

  1. Environmental Benefits:
    • Conservation of Resources: Recycling metal from trolleys and stillages reduces the need for raw materials, conserving natural resources like iron ore, coal, and limestone.
    • Energy Savings: Recycling metals requires significantly less energy compared to extracting and processing new raw materials. This reduction in energy consumption helps decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
    • Reduction in Landfill Waste: Recycling prevents old trolleys and stillages from ending up in landfills, reducing the burden on waste disposal systems and minimising land pollution.
  2. Economic Benefits:
    • Cost Savings: Recycling can be more cost-effective than manufacturing new materials. Companies can often sell scrap metal, generating revenue and offsetting disposal costs.
    • Job Creation: The recycling industry creates jobs in collection, processing, and distribution, contributing to economic growth and employment opportunities.
    • Resource Efficiency: Recycling promotes efficient use of materials, leading to cost savings in manufacturing and reducing the overall demand for new raw materials.
  3. Sustainability:
    • Circular Economy: Recycling supports a circular economy where materials are reused and repurposed, promoting sustainability and reducing the overall environmental footprint.
    • Corporate Responsibility: Companies that recycle demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility, enhancing their reputation and potentially attracting eco-conscious customers and clients.
  4. Regulatory Compliance:
    • Adherence to Regulations: Proper recycling helps companies comply with local, national, and international regulations regarding waste management and environmental protection, avoiding potential fines and legal issues.
  5. Resource Recovery:
    • Material Reclamation: Recycling old trolleys and stillages allows for the recovery of valuable materials like steel, aluminium, and other metals, which can be reused in the production of new items.

By recycling old trolleys or stillages, businesses and individuals can contribute to a more sustainable and economically viable future, while also gaining practical and financial benefits.



Acres have a range of standard products but also support clients with custom machinery and medium-high volume products such as trolleys, stillages etc. 

We have manufactured lots of different tables / workstations / workbenches for various industries.

We also manufacture access platformsjigs and fixtures and many other types of production support solutions / products. 

Talk to us today about your requirements: [email protected] / 01332695240 / Contact Us Form

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