Agritel Online Blog

  1. Plastic Packaging Tax: Coming April 2022

    Plastic Packaging Tax: Coming April 2022
    The UK Plastic Packaging Tax is scheduled to start on 1st April 2022. The tax aims to encourage greater use of recycled plastic and help tackle plastic waste. It is aimed at UK manufacturers of plastic packaging and importers of plastic packaging (including the importation of filled plastic packaging). Any plastic packaging which does not contain at least 30% of...
  2. 7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper - And How to Avoid Them

    7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper - And How to Avoid Them
    7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper  - And How to Avoid Them Hindsight is a wonderful thing! As someone once said: “if I’d known then what I know now, I wouldn’t have done what I did then and I’d probably have saved myself time, money and heartache”. Like so many things in life, we often don’t know...
  3. Agritel’s Guide to Packaging for Online Sellers

    Agritel’s Guide to Packaging for Online Sellers
    If you do a lot of selling online and want to know how to package your goods so that they reach your customer safely, here is a quick guide for you! As the first physical touchpoint a customer has with your brand, eCommerce packaging plays a key role when it comes to first impressions and encouraging repeat sales. There’s nothing worse than an...
  4. Breathe Easy With Ventilated Stretch Wrap

    Breathe Easy With Ventilated Stretch Wrap
    Holey stretch wrap is something that we’d usually seek to avoid; however, it does have its place! If you’re wrapping products that need to breathe – such as plants – or where the build-up of condensation or bacteria could be a problem, there’s nothing better than a purpose-designed ventilated stretch film. Ventilated Hand Applied Stretch Wrap is a pre-stretched macroperforated...
  5. 6 Business Benefits of a Waste Balers and Crushers

    6 Business Benefits of a Waste Balers and Crushers
    When deciding on the next piece of equipment for your business, a waste baler or crusher probably isn’t the first item on your list. However, if your business often deals with carboard, plastic and metal can waste, you’ll notice that your bins can fill up very fast and require frequent collections. Not only are you paying for the disposal of...
  6. Straw and Hay Bale Protection with Toptex Fabric

    Straw and Hay Bale Protection with Toptex Fabric
    Toptex Fabric is a high-grade membrane manufactured by TenCate used to protect straw, cereals, sugar beet and potato harvests from frost and rain. It is effective in: Reducing the amount of clinging clay on beets or potatoes - efficiently leading to less cleaning water needed in the process. Protecting and keeping harvests dry offering a higher yield for the farmer...
  7. 5 Ways Businesses Can Reduce Plastics

    5 Ways Businesses Can Reduce Plastics
    Save your business money and cut down on plastic waste today with this simple guide. Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. Each year the world is producing approximately 300 million tons of plastic – half of this is manufactured for single use purposes but can exist on the planet as waste for hundreds of...
  8. Simple Buyers Guide To Strapping and Pallet Banding

    Simple Buyers Guide To Strapping and Pallet Banding
    Strapping (also termed as banding or bundling) is an effective packaging method when it comes to bundling and securing goods and pallet loads together during transport, or for medium or long-term storage. Strapping is widely used throughout agriculture, construction, shipping, and packaging, and has 5 main uses: Helps keep packaging closed. For example, securing a lid on top of a...
  9. Agritel Christmas Opening Hours 2020/2021

    Agritel Christmas Opening Hours 2020/2021
    Please note our Christmas and New Year opening times below: Thursday 24th December 2020 08:30 – 12:00 25th to 31st December 2020 CLOSED 1st to 3rd January 2021 CLOSED Monday 4th January 2021 Open as usual 08:30 – 17:00 Online, email and telephone orders placed before 1:00pm on Wednesday 23rd December will be sent out as usual on a next-day service...
  10. Christmas and New Year Opening Times/ Delivery Schedule 2019/20

    Please note our Christmas and New Year opening times below:       24th December 2019 08:30 - 12:00 25th to 31st December 2019 CLOSED 1st January 2020 CLOSED 2nd January 2020 Open as usual 08:30 - 17:00 Online, email and telephone orders placed before 1:00pm on Monday 23rd December will be sent out as usual on a next-day service. Although our...
  11. Christmas Packing Tape Now in Stock!

    Our hugely popular printed Christmas packaging tape is now in stock. it comes with a hot melt adhesive which is ideal for sealing cartons and standard packaging applications. Perfect for adding a festive message to parcels and pallets. Tape 48mm x 66m Hotmelt printed 'Merry Christmas' : 1-6 rolls - £1.80 per roll 6-36 rolls - £1.65 per roll 36...
  12. Save £1425 on Our Ex-Demo V550+ Mill-Sized Baler

    Save an astonishing £1,425 by buying our ex-demonstrator V550+ Waste Baler. In addition to the standard features it has a sliding door, auto-reverse and retaining claws and only 6 hours of previous use! The machine produces mill-sized bales up to 550kg that recycling companies will often pay you for. Price = £8595.00 + VAT (RRP £10,020) Delivery charge is based on...
  13. New Can Crusher Model Added

    We have replaced our old PC206 machine with the UNIC UCC25 pneumatic can crusher. This machine is a direct substitute for the PC206 but is British made and cheaper than our old model. Available now at £1750 + VAT Including Delivery. See https://www.agritelonline.co.uk/mach UNIC UCC 25 Pneumatic Can Crusher inery/ucc-25-can-crusher.html for more details.
  14. Agritel's New Home!

    Agritel has moved from its premises after 20 years of trading from Bryn-y-Plentyn farm near Aston Square. We experienced a high level of growth over the last few years which meant a new business location was necessary to accommodate this.  We are now located at June House, Gledrid Industrial Park, Chirk, just off the roundabout next to Farm & Pet...
  15. Announcement - We are moving!

    Agritel is delighted to annouce that we will be moving premises. We will be moving premises to Gledrid, Chirk in the near future after 15 years of being based at Bryn-y-Plentyn. Deliveries and ordering will not be affected by the move.This is an exciting new opportunity for Agritel and we can't wait to move into our new home. It gives...
  16. Christmas Tape Now in Stock!

    Our very popular 48mm x 66m Hotmelt Christmas tape is now in stock! Perfect for adding festive cheer to parcels. We have a limited stock available before Christmas so to avoid disappointment, order sooner rather than later! Available from just £1.50 per roll To buy online click here All prices excluding VAT and Delivery.
  17. Composite Polyester Strapping

    At Agritel, we are always looking to better serve our customers needs by adding new products to our range. Introducing our composite polyester strapping! Perfect for securing heavier loads due to its high breaking strain and durability.  Use a tensioner to tighten the strapping around goods and a buckle to secure it in place. From just £35.00 per reel...
  18. Two-Way Pallets For Sale!

    We have been offered a regular supply of the pallets pictured. They are a somewhat specialised pallet in that they are two-way and can only be picked up with a forklift. Pallet trucks cannot be used to move them. Please give us a call if these are the sort of pallets you use and are interested in regular supply at...
  19. Ex - Demonstrator V550 Waste Baler available for a reduced price!

    Agritel currently has a V550 Waste Baler in stock, available at a much reduced price!   Front View This machine is capable of producing mill sized bales up to 550kg meaning recycling firms will pay YOU to pick it up based on the current price of cardboard or plastic. Please click here to view the leaflet with more information on...
  20. Click & Collect Available Now!

    At Agritel, we are always trying to make it easier for our customers to receive their goods. Using our "click and collect" service couldn't be simpler. Just select "collect from Agritel" as your shipping method on the checkout. Once the order has been placed, we will ensure the goods are ready for collection after 1 hour. Our office and warehouse...

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