Most wastes are sorted using modern plant and equipment and recycled for further use.
Wood is sorted into different categories and chipped to supply the panel board industry. The woodchip is also used as fuel for waste to energy plants where the recovered wood is used to generate electricity.
New Regulation come in to force on the 1st September 2023 regarding Hazardous Wood. They apply, mostly, to Waste wood from the Construction and Demolition industries, but apply to most wood from pre 2007 treated with preservetive. Please ask for more details.
Plastic films which are mainly recovered from packaging. This material, consisting of both plain and mixed colours, is baled and transported to specialist plastic recyclers within the UK.
Steel is dispatched to a specialist metal processing plant for shredding and cleaning before continuing its journey to the smelting works in the UK and abroad.
UPVC windows and doors contain recoverable plastics and metals. Once recovered these products are shredded to separate the metal and UPVC and are reprocessed into new products.
Cardboard & Paper
Card and paper products are separated manually and mechanically and are sent to specialist processing mills in the UK.
100% recycled in to new glass products.
100% of clean plasterboard material is sent for remanufacture into fresh plasterboard and into agricultural applications.
Concrete & Hardcore
Broken concrete, hardcore and masonry wastes continually arise. We collect, transport these materials to specialist sites where they are screened and crushed. The result is the production of top grade recycled aggregate.
Soil (Subject to classification and possible testing)
All the soil we collect is transported to specialist sites where they are screened graded into different products. They can be used for a variety of applications from simple bunds to golf course construction and general landscape works.
All green waste is collectively separated for onward transport to specialist compost manufacturers.