In 2018, our teams started using new modern waste and recycling lorries to empty household bins. We invited pupils at Thurrock primary schools to colour a bin lorry picture and give it a name. Our waste and recycling team picked their favourites.
Our current vehicles have the following names.
|Vehicle name||Named by|
|Binney Jones||Arthur Bugler Primary School|
|Bintastic||Belmont Castle Academy|
|Clean Club||Stifford Clays Primary School|
|Crusher||St Joseph's Catholic Primary School|
|Dirty Berty||Aveley Primary School|
|Dustbin Bieber||Belmont Castle Academy|
|Grumpy Graham Garbage||Graham James Primary Academy|
|Hungry for Junk||Warren Primary School|
|Maximus Monumentous||Aveley Primary School|
|Mr Dumpy McDumphead||Arthur Bugler Primary School|
|Nessie||Aveley Primary School|
|Recycle Plastic Fantastic||Belmont Castle Academy|
|Recyclorry||Shaw Primary Academy|
|The Dumpers||Arthur Bugler Primary School|
|The Good Dustbin||Chadwell St Mary Primary School|
Bin lorry naming competition 2022
Between 25 July 2022 and 31 October 2022, we asked children in year 5 or year 6 at Thurrock primary schools to help us name our new lorries.
Winning competition entries will be written on the front of 20 new bin lorries.