THE CUSTOMER: Tiphereth Social Enterprise – Compost

THE CHALLENGE: Customer urgently required trommel screener as existing one broke down. Needed to sift approximately 60 tons of compost at a screen size of 15mm

THE SOLUTION: CRJ swiftly delivered a Doppstadt 518 screener to the customer for a one week hire period. The machine helped save the customer 3 weeks worth of work, by managing to sift the compost amount in only 4 days. 

CRJ ‘saves the day’ for Scottish Social Enterprise – Tiphereth 

CRJ Services has come to the rescue once again, this time up in Scotland, supplying Edinburgh-based Tiphereth with a much-needed Doppstadt 518 trommel screener for their very own community compost trading enterprise. The pursuit of a trommel screener had become an urgent priority for the community enterprise, whose existing machine suddenly broke down unexpectedly, bringing the facilities daily operations to an immediate halt.

Based in Colinton just outside Edinburgh, Tiphereth is a camphill community which supports young adults with learning difficulties through offering residential care and services as well as running two trading enterprises. The enterprises seek to earn money for the community through supplying ‘firewood’ and ‘compost’ across the local areas. Its composting facility has been running for over 20 years now, and is highly regarded for its green waste pickup service and production of high-quality, fine grade compost.

Jonny Laston, Quarry Manager at Tiphereth commented;

“As the busiest time of the year for our composting facility, we were in desperate need to act fast to replace our existing, inoperable screener. After researching some practical solutions on the web, I soon came across CRJ, and with their hiring capabilities seeming an ideal fit, I decided to give them a call”

Jonny Laston, Quarry Manager at Tiphereth further commented;

“It is fair to say I have not been disappointed by our choice to opt with CRJ – absolutely 10/10! From the initial phone call, to the transport drop off, to the actual machine performance – the overall service was simply faultless. We only had the screener for a week, but it performed much better than anticipated, with what should have been 3 months’ work, we had done in 4 days! We will almost definitely be using CRJ again as it was just so effective in sifting the compost that we produce”

Rob Symons, Director at CRJ Services Ltd commented;

“We are more than happy to have satisfied Tiphereth’s pressing screening needs – this is what we are here for after all! With the customer’s initial requirements being to screen at 15mm and to sift about 60 tons of material in total, our staple Doppstadt 518 screener appeared the perfect fit. Through its reliable technology, the Doppstadt 518 is proven across all different waste types, and provides minimal maintenance, high fuel efficiency and accurate screening of material for our customers throughout the UK”

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About CRJ

CRJ Services is the leading hirer of recycling equipment in the UK. Since its formation back in 1999, CRJ has grown to become the undisputed solution for short, mid and long-term material processing requirements across the UK and Ireland; holding a range of slow and high-speed shredders, drum screens, star screens, picking stations, mobile magnets and density separators, all available to hire, to help customers create saleable products and reduce landfill costs.

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“It is fair to say I have not been disappointed by our choice to opt with CRJ – absolutely 10/10!..."

Jonny Laston, Quarry Manager at Tiphereth

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