Frequently Asked Questions
• Why would I consider purchasing a
sackholder bin manufactured by EHPL? Surely all sackholders
are the same - just a metal box to hold a sack.
Not quite. Look closely at an EHPL
Rounded lid - our rounded corners are designed
to prevent damage or injury as opposed to square corners.
Under the lid - A large lid bracket for the
push rod is held in place by 4 to 5 welds to ensure that the
lid never falls apart.
Fold away handle - making it easy to transport
the sackholder around.
Easy clean body
Pedal - designed for quick opening from almost
Silent closing option - perfect for areas where
noise needs to be kept to a minimum as well as reducing the
return of germs and odours to the environment.
option - using silver antimicrobial technology, our sackholders
can reduce the risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria, such as
MRSA and other Healthcare Acquired Infections.
• What antibacterial properties do your
As mentioned above, we offer the option of
the scientifically developed BioCote©
on all our sackholders, cutting down the risk of Healthcare
Acquired Infections and cross contamination.
• I want a price; tell me how to go
about this now?
Call us for a quote on +44
0121 7724491 or use our here.
• What funding options are available?
Other than outright purchase, we have introduced
a leasing facility ideal for spreading the cost.
Call us on +44 0121 7724491
or use our here.
• How much warranty will I get with
All of our premium range sackholders come with
a comprehensive 2 year for peace of mind.
• Why does you pedal seem to come further
out at the front than other manufacturers?
This is designed to accommodate all persons,
no matter their shoe size. Press down on the pedal at any angle
and it will always work! Useful in emergencies.
• Why do your bins have little plastic
This provides for full ventilation under the
sackholder as well as preventing marking on the floors. Other
sackholders are susceptible to rusting due to a larger contact
area with the floor.
• Why do the wheels sit so far out at
After years of extensive hospital ward trials,
this has been proven to prevent wall damage caused by the lid
of the sackholder scratching the surface of the wall and causing
• Are you an approved supplier to the
• Are you sackholders fire retardancy
Yes, our sackholders have undergone extensive
fire safety tests and have proved to be more than capable of
withstanding rigorous fire punishment. The products have been
fully approved under Health Technical Memorandum 93(1994) Fire
Safety in Healthcare Premises - General Fire precautions section
• What sizes are available?
Our sackholder bins are available from 20ltr,
50ltr, 70ltr and 90ltr capacities (depending on product model).
They have been designed to fit NHS plastic sacks. If you are
unsure which would suit your requirements, then please .
• Noise is a problem? How do we keep
it to a minimum?
We can fit our specially designed silent closing
device at the rear of the sackholder bin, which will enable
the lid to close quietly.
• We need colour coding for different
types of waste. What colour options are available?
No problem. We will paint according to your
requirements. Our standard colours are white, yellow, black,
or orange. If you wish a different colour to suit your
requirements, or have any other query, then to discuss.