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Brewster Bros Open Day

Join us for the opening of the largest C&D waste recycling plant in the UK. Discover how CDE wet processing technology is transforming construction & demolition waste into valuable construction materials with Brewster Bros.

20 September 2018

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Register for this Open Day by completing the registration form below. (THIS EVENT HAS ENDED)

***PPE will be provided on the day but visitors MUST bring appropriate safety footwear for a working site.***

About the CDE project with Brewster Bros 

Brewster Bros, a family-run business in Livingston, is officially launching the largest recycling plant in the UK. The plant, featuring a CDE state-of-the-art wet processing system, will provide waste management services and recycled aggregates to builders, construction companies, ground workers, civil contractors and utility contractors from its new high-tech facility in Scotland’s central belt.

The recycling centre has a capacity to recycle 400,000 tonnes of construction, demolition, and excavation waste per year. In line with the Scottish Government’s Circular Economy Strategy ‘Making Things Last’, the plant can process and recycle soils and rubble, collected by Brewster Bros’ fleet of tipper lorries from construction sites, into high-value sand and gravel - reducing waste disposal costs for Brewster Bros’ customers while maximising waste recovery. The waste collected is not subject to landfill tax and the recycled aggregates produced are not subject to the aggregates levy which enables the business to keep its prices competitive.

Brewster Bros Open UK's largest C&D waste recycling plant - CDE Global

The CDE wet processing system was specifically designed to process difficult construction and demolition waste materials and optimise material recovery. It is a closed loop system with a full water management system that has been installed on an existing landfill site with no ponds or lagoons.

The installation of the AquaCycle A600 & CF8000 Centrifuge has allowed Brewster Brothers to recycle 90% of the water used during the washing process.

The equipment used includes:

The M4500 produces two washed aggregates (4-40mm and 40-80mm) and two sands (0-4mm and 0-2mm). The 4-40mm material passes to the AggMax 253R which is ideally suited to ensure maximum product yield from clay-bound materials. Three scrubbed recycled aggregates are produced: 4-10mm, 10-20mm and 20 – 40mm. The plant also includes sliding dual sand conveyors which will give Brewster Bros the flexibility to blend sand to meet any specific grading requirements.

Join us at the official opening

Commenting on the CDE installation, Scott Brewster, Director at Brewster Bros, said: 

“It’s an exciting day as we officially launch the UK’s largest recycling facility of this type. Our number one aim is to treat and recycle construction and demolition waste as a resource, ensuring zero waste to landfill.

“Through significant investment into state-of-the-art recycling techniques provided by the plant supplier CDE Global, we are looking forward to shaping the future of the recycling industry across Scotland and beyond. This new plant should act as a game-changer for the construction industry, by saving money for our customers and ensuring they can dispose of their construction and demolition waste in a sustainable manner.”

Check out the event details below, and complete the registration form to register your attendance for the CDE and Brewster Bros. Open Day.

Date: Thursday 20th September 2018

Start time: 9.00am

End time: 5.00pm

Site location: Drumshoreland Bing, Drumshoreland Rd, Pumpherston EH53 0LG

(Light refreshments and lunch will be served)


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