Wednesday, April 16, 2014The 14th - 20th April is National Gardening Week, created by the RHS three years ago its aim is to encourage everyone to get out and about in gardens.
Thursday, April 10, 2014We have cut most of our online shop prices ensuring that you get the best price online.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014Our employee Cassandra O'Prey runs the Liverpool half marathon and raises £600 for the charity Epilepsy Action.
Thursday, March 20, 2014Seagull proof bags offer a pratical solution to a persistant problem regarding waste.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014Production Director Barrie Williams jnr celebrates 25 years in the bag with Weir & Carmichael at a surprise party held on Friday 14th March
Thursday, February 20, 2014Join us on Facebook!
Thursday, February 20, 2014Weir & Carmichael explore recent weather conditions and the best way to protect your home from flooding.
Thursday, February 20, 2014Supporting the nation throughout periods of extreme flooding and storms by supplying sandbags to the Environment Agency
Wednesday, February 19, 2014New online polythene sack range to include bin liners and food waste bags in order to accomodate bulk orders for small businesses and homeowners
Wednesday, January 29, 2014Many issues arise regarding recycling in flats, find out what useful tips can make this process as easy as possible.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce a new product “The Vermin Resistant Sack” with patent pending “Easy open and close” system. This product has been designed to protect general waste from vermin and rodents.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded approved suppliers on the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation 860 Framework for recycling products.
Thursday, December 19, 2013After experiencing considerable growth in the past year, Weir & Carmichael have expanded their team in order to accommodate the additional work.
Thursday, December 19, 2013Recycling Bags make great carrying bags for almost any application or product. Find out which industry we spotted using our recycling bags and what for.
Thursday, November 14, 2013Weir & Carmichael are proud to announce that we have been added as an approved supplier to the Scotland Excel Framework for kerbside boxes and box covers
Thursday, November 07, 2013See our new full range of sacks and strapping designed specially for scaffolding applications.
Friday, October 25, 2013The staff at Weir & Carmichael fundraise for Breast Cancer Care
Friday, October 18, 2013In the industrial sector sacks and bags are usually purchased on their suitability for packaging the product inside and not for presentation. However, applying a print to industrial sacks can provide many benefits. Find here an informative article on the advantages.
Friday, October 18, 2013Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to welcome Jade Robinson, the new office administrator into the team.
Thursday, October 17, 2013Weir & Carmichael would like to say a huge thank you and congratulations to three employees who ran the Wirral Half Marathon on Sunday 13th October!
Monday, August 12, 2013See our page for all the latest company information, news and offers, aswell as all the latest industry news.
Friday, August 09, 2013We welcome two new sales co-ordinators onto the Weir & Carmichael team.
Friday, July 26, 2013Recycling bags can make transporting your camping belongings around easy and fuss free. Whether it is your tent, bedding, clothing or food and drink, our garden waste bags offer the ideal solution to carrying your belongings when camping or at festivals.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013The UK has just seen the longest heat wave in 7 Years, where temperatures hit record highs of 34 degrees and we saw a 4 week long dry spell. However, it is set to become unsettled this week as humidity creeps in and the whole of the UK is now set for torrential downpours and thunderstorms. Weather warnings have been releases for potential localised flooding in parts of the UK. Filled sandbags are the most well known and reliable method of keeping floodwater away from property. In an emergency flood situation filled sandbags become vitally important.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013Bulk bags are commonly referred to as Builders bags, Tonne bags, FIBC’s, Dumpy bags. They come in a range of sizes and specifications and each type will suit different applications. This can sometimes make it difficult to determine what type will be needed for the product being packed.Usually the specification for these products will be technical and hard to understand. Find a rundown below of terms for bulk bags and their meaning. This will enable you to make informed decisions about the bulk bag you require.
Friday, June 28, 2013Weir & Carmichael today say a fond farewell to a much loved member of staff, Keith Payne, who will be retiring after 15 years working for Weir & Carmichael.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013Woven polypropylene sacks, have become one of the main packaging materials worldwide. Also known as pp sacks, pp woven sacks, white hessian sacks or polyprop bags, they are especially suited to the packaging of many industrial products. The fabrics woven nature provides a strong, durable and flexible material which can then be sewn into hardwearing sacks. Its key markets include: Building and construction, engineering, agriculture, waste and recycling
Tuesday, June 04, 2013The building and construction trades use a vast amount of raw materials and supplies such as sand, stone, plumbed parts and minerals. These materials are usually sold in large, bulk quantities and need to be packaged effectively to get them onsite. The best solution is through various types of strong sacks which are reliable and will protect the supplies during both transport and storage.
Thursday, May 16, 2013Industrial sacks and bags supplier Weir & Carmichael were proud to present Zoes place with a Cheque after the fantastic fundraising efforts of two of its staff.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013Weir & Carmichael are delighted to announce the appointment of two new directors, Commercial Director Julia Pemberton and Production director Barrie Williams.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013Recent reports have suggested some councils plan on charging £20 for a roll of disposable bin bags in order to collect garden waste. Weir & Carmichael have a great alternative to help you prevent this obscene waste of money.
Monday, April 08, 2013See an unusual use for our Hessian sacks
Thursday, March 28, 2013Also known as jute, hessian has cemented itself as being one of the most versatile fibres used for countless applications. It has recently faced competition from alternative materials such as woven polypropylene, polythene and paper. However, as sustainability gains in popularity in the modern day, jute fabric’s environmentally friendly benefits have enabled a revival of the material as a sustainable solution. It still remains to be one of the most in demand materials in the world with new and innovative uses being realised all the time.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013Weir & Carmichael employees achieve great success at the Liverpool Half Marathon whilst raising £800 for Zoes place.
Friday, March 15, 2013Weir & Carmichael put on a day of fundraising activities for comic relief
Friday, March 08, 2013Weir & Carmichael are now on social media platforms Linkedin and Twitter...Follow @weirbags.co.uk
Friday, March 08, 2013Weir & Carmichael have come to the help of Heswall Rotary Club, by donating pallet covers to cover crates full of prostestic limbs being sent to Ghana.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013Its that time again…the spring has arrived and the warm, sunny weather is encouraging perfectly blooming gardens. Many homeowners will venture outside to tidy gardens and dispose of dead plants, cutting down unruly shrubs, trees and leaves. However, this inevitably creates considerable amounts of green waste that need to be disposed of. We provide some top tips for how to dispose or recycle this degradable material correctly.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013Weir & Carmichael Ltd are proud to sponsor the efforts of Kev Thornton & Cassandra O’Prey, who have decided to participate in the Liverpool Half Marathon, supporting Zoë’s Place; a local hospice for terminally ill babies.
Thursday, February 07, 2013Weir & Carmichael Ltd are proud to announce their sponsorship of local children’s football team Memphis FC. The Kirkdale based under 11’s football club is part of the Scotland Road Saturday League.
Friday, December 14, 2012Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce the launch of their new website with a brand new online shop. Here you will find industrial, agricultural packaging and recycling solutions, including product information, benefits, news, special offers and an online shop.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012Industrial packaging and recycling solutions provider Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce that Print Supervisor Steven McIntyre has...
Friday, September 28, 2012Weir & Carmichael came to the rescue of a local school this week when floodwater threatened to swamp classrooms.
Friday, September 07, 2012It has been the summer of weddings here at Weir & Carmichael and we celebrated by having the brides to be wear our traditional custom made Polypropylene wedding dresses, hand stitched by our experienced machinists.
Friday, May 18, 2012Twelve staff from industrial packaging and recycling solutions provider Weir & Carmichael, are undertaking work based training courses in various areas including customer services, warehouse and distribution.
Friday, April 20, 2012Weir & Carmichael, a Merseyside based company since 1955 are proud to be supplying Hessian Fabric for the the Giant Spectacular, a major event which is set to bring masses of tourism to the city.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012Kerbside recycling bag supplier, Weir & Carmichael have won a substantial order for the supply of 500,000 re-usable kerbside bags to Cornwall County Council.
Saturday, April 02, 2011