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AQS Environmental Solutions wins Fleet Transport Award

lanesgroupAQS Environmental Solutions has won a Fleet Transport Award for its work to develop sustainable systems for transporting and managing waste.

It was named the winner in the Environment category, which recognises companies that show excellence in developing responsible and innovative strategies and processes in fleet transport management.

AQS Environmental Solutions, one of Ireland’s leading drainage and wastewater utility specialists, has its headquarters in Thurles, Tipperary, with bases also in Limerick and Cork. Its services are used extensively in the agriculture, food and drink, manufacturing, facilities management, construction and utilities industries. Continue reading...

New Presona baler processes card and plastic from 55 Tesco sites around Belfast

Presona Bailer tescoWhen American company XPO Logistics acquired Norbert Dentressangle in 2015, it didn’t just get a fleet of red lorries. It also took charge of Tesco’s loose equipment fleet and its UK and Ireland estate of 12 recycling service units (RSUs) which manage the supermarket giant’s reverse logistics recycling operation.
The Belfast RSU manages the recycling for 55 Tesco sites in Northern Ireland. With vehicles delivering to site 7 days a week, it’s essential that Continue reading...

Innovative paint recycling machine helps cut waste

NetworkWasteAn innovative machine is helping a council recycle unwanted paint which would normally go to waste. The new machine developed at North Lanarkshire Council in Scotland highlights how local authorities and their service partners can co-operate to boost recycling rates.

Network Waste’s work with the Mears Group has led to Mears Scotland increasing its recycling rates on its North Lanarkshire contract, reducing its carbon footprint and making significant financial savings at its Motherwell waste operation. In the past year the amount of waste diverted from landfill by Mears employees has increased to an impressive 98 per cent. Continue reading...




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