Waste and Recycling

The waste and recycling industry is an expanding sector and there is a growing need to ensure all areas of the supply chain meet environmental standards. Merritts understand that the transportation, installation, and recycling of heavy machinery must also adhere to the same principles.

We provide a professional and efficient machinery moving service, helping you to save time and money as well as ensuring regulatory compliance.

Merritts recycling machinery movers are able to offer everything from handling and transport services through to the provision of mechanical and engineering support.

Our waste & recycling machinery moving package is tailored to the specifics of each client we work with and this approach is the reason that we work alongside many of the major manufacturers within the industry.

Our turnkey recycling machinery moving service includes:

  • Lifting and loading/offloading
  • Transporting heavy and large machinery and equipment
  • Installation package including mechanical and electrical services
  • Positioning of machinery
  • Core drilling and bolting down
  • Aligning and levelling
  • Commissioning assistance for manufacturers
  • Storage services
  • Packaging services
  • Machinery disposal

Waste and recycling machinery movers, Midlands

Merritts have worked alongside most of the major manufacturers of waste and recycling equipment and are able to undertake complete recommissioning packages if required.

Examples of the recycling machines and equipment machinery we have transported and installed include:

  • MRF’s
  • Balers
  • Conveyor systems
  • Compactors
  • Destructors
  • Perforators
  • Trommel screens
  • Hydraulic lifts
  • Tippers
  • Dumpers


The Merritts fleet incorporates an extensive range of modern vehicles; most of which have been custom built to our own specification to fulfil the requirements of the machine transport industry. 

Skilled & experienced operatives

We understand that your brand is one of the most important aspects of your business and as such we take great pride in our motivated team who are always striving to achieve complete customer satisfaction.

All employees working on behalf of your project will arrive stylishly liveried in our corporate colours which extend to the operatives’ uniforms ensuring that the Merritts brand becomes an extension of your own.

Our experienced team consists of SSSTS trained foremen, riggers, drivers, crane operators and electrical & mechanical engineering specialists. All operatives undertake an on-going training and development program to promote multi-skilling and safe working practices.

Environment & Responsibility

Merritts is dedicated to making a positive impact where possible in the shared goal of sustainability and reduced carbon footprint.

As keen advocates in the addressing of environmental issues and responsibilities some of our environmental measures include the utilisation of low emission vehicles, lower CO2 and carbon efficient fuels to the recycling of large scale packaging materials.

We regularly conduct appraisals or our working methods as well as on-going work practice and efficiency reviews for all departments within the business.

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We are pleased to be celebrating overs 100 years

We are proud to announce that we are celebrating over 100 years as a company. Since 1922, it has been our goal to provide market leading services and great care to our customers.

Our policy of continuous investment in new vehicles, heavy lifting systems, specialist trailers and lifting tackle, as well as the ongoing training and development of our personnel ensures we remain at the forefront of the specialist lifting industry.

Manufacturers that we provide a reliable and cost effective machinery moving service to;

  • Luxus
  • Haloila
  • Lyndex Recycling Systems
  • Viridor
  • Greenbank Waste Solutions
  • Higgins Balers

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