At Amberol we are probably best known for our range of self-watering planters, but our unofficial mascot – the Percy Penguin litter bin - is instantly recognisable to many of our customers. Used in parks, shopping centres, playgrounds and theme parks across the UK – and as far away as Australia, Amberol’s animal shaped bins are loved by adults and children alike.
In addition to the Percy Penguin bin, best sellers include the popular Ambere bin and the bright yellow Chick bin. The bins don’t just look attractive, they are also designed with practicality in mind. All bins have lockable front doors to prevent vandalism and the inner liners are easy to empty. With a total capacity of 90 litres, they also hold a significant amount of litter making them suitable for places with a high footfall.
Customers report that the novelty factor of the bins encourages people to deposit their litter, helping to reduce littering issues in places such as public play areas and busy school playgrounds.
The sturdy bins can also be customised to include an optional voice box which is activated by a sensor. this means that then litter is deposited, the bin speaks to the person. This feature has helped improve litter collection as both adults and children enjoy the novelty of being thanked by Percy, Chick or Ambere every time they dispose of a piece of litter.
“Our animal bins often draw a crowd, particular when they have been programmed to speak.” comments Amberol’s MD Patience Atkinson-Gregory. “They really do help to affirm positive behaviour and establish good habits. After all, it’s never too early to teach children about the important of disposing of litter responsibly.”
To arrange a free, no-obligation demonstration of Amberol’s amazing animal bins, either with or without a sound card, call 01773 830 930 or email email@example.com.
Have you visited the Amberol website recently? If not, now would be a good time to take a fresh look as we are delighted to announce some changes. In fact, the whole website has had a bit of an exciting makeover to mark the start of a new decade.
With the Great British Spring Clean 2020 officially launched in January, momentum for the annual initiative is starting to build. This year’s event runs from 20th March to 13th April and the aim is to make the 2020 campaign even bigger and better. In 2019, over half a million volunteers were involved in everything from litter picks to individual litter pledges. This year the campaign’s target is to involve at least 600,000 people.
One of the many advantages of using containers for planting rather than traditional flower beds is the versatility that containers can offer. Planters can be relocated with relative ease to enhance a specific space or fit in with a particular theme, offering great potential for the imaginative Britain in Bloomer, horticulturalist or gardener.