R4 recently sponsered a local radio station called xtremefm listen to
Scotland’s annual exhibition and conference for highway
maintenance and traffic management professionals.
R4 recently exhibited at RoadExpo Scotland & were inundated with enquiries about suitable applications for tyre bales. Michael Kerr R4’s Business Development Manager was very pleased with the quantity and calibre of the visitors at the show. All the visitors he spoke to were very excited about the prospect of using tyre bales as a recycled alternative to virgin material in road construction applications, and we even had some new potential uses suggested to us from the visitors. Thanks to all the people who took time out to call at our stand and to all the customers who have contacted us since as a result of our exhibition.
Wednesday 4th November - Thursday 5th November 2009.
Grand Designs TV Programme
featues a house build made from car tyres. The property was inspired by the Earthships which are a common as alternative homes in New Mexico.
WRAP Tyre Programme
R4 gave a presentation to delegates at the WRAP sponsored Tyre Programme in the Emirates Stadium in London. R4's MD Lynn Kerr gave a presentation on how the PAS 108 for tyre bales would be benficial in promoting the use of tyre bales in engineering and construction projects.
Waste or Recycle - The Tyre Perspective
Effective tyre management and tyre recy cling are vital components for any transpor tation business. R4's Managing Director Lynn Kerr offered a brief insight into how the industry can balance their environmental and legislative requirements with their eco nomic needs at the CIWM Transport Hub Torbay England.
STEM Project Award Winners
Collecting Tyres & Collecting Awards - Another month, another award!
R4 were pleased to receive the STEM Project award for “Outstanding contribution to Creating a Sustainable Future” at the recent conference in the Armagh City Hotel. The award was presented by UTV’s Environmental Correspondent Mr Brian Black and RTE’s Duncan Stewart.
CIWM Waste Conference & Exhibition
R4 again supported our trade assocaitoin by taking a stand at CIWM Waste Conference in the Slieve Donard Hotel Newcastle. Then President of the CIWM Mr Keith Simmonite visited our stand for an update on our achievemnts with R4 Business Development Manger Michael Kerr.
R4 have invested in new software
which means we can now send you invoices, orders, statements and this newsletter via email thereby significantly reducing the amount of paper we use. If you or your company share our ethos please contact us with your email details and we will set up your email preferences We can also accept Bank Transfers for Bill Payments, for further payment details please contact Justin or Lynn for banking details.
Practice what you preach!
R4 have once again been successfully audited against the internationally recognised environmentally standard ISO 14001. The audit of all the company’s activities was carried out in September 2008 by NQA.
R4’s site manager William Spence was particularly pleased with the award having taken great pride in maintaining and improving the environmental impact of the companies activities over the past year.
Portadown Chamber of Commerce Award
R4 Limited win Chamber of Commerce Award for the Environment & Recycling. PIctured is R4's Andrew Topley receiving the award at the event held in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown
WRAP Tyre Programme
R4 Managing Director travelled to Chelsa FC to participate in the WRAP Tyre Programme. The event was setup to facilitate discussion with the key stakeholders in the tyre industry and find new opportunities on ways to recycle tyres in the UK.
CIWM Conference - Armagh
Bi Annual event which R4 exhibited at in the Armagh City Hotel.
STEM Project Conference & Exhibition
A chance to exhibit and talk about tyre recycling at this specialised cross border event on waste recycling and environmental matters.
Cross Border Recycling Event Ballymascanlon Dundalk
EHS sponsored event highlighting activites of companies invloved in recycling. R4 exhibited at and was a featured company.
Gold In Waste Fair
Another recycling event to exhibit at. This first time event was located in St George's Market, Belfast.
Belfast City Council Waste Event
Recycling event organised by Belfast City Council outside Belfast City Hall. The event attracts loads of householders interested in finding out what the council does with their waste. R4 exhibits to show the many uses for recycled tyres collected from BCC Civic Amenity Siteslocated throughout the local authorities area.