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Waltham Forest unveils new electric waste and cleansing fleet

Waltham Forest unveils new electric waste and cleansing fleet

THE London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) has unveiled its new fleet of electric waste and recycling collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance vehicles. The new electric ‘zero local emissions’ fleet has been supplied by Urbaser, the council’s neighbourhood services provider and includes an Electra 26t refuse collection vehicle, two Tenax International “MaxVac” 100% electric...

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Urbaser commercial division expands with new waste and recycling contracts

Urbaser commercial division expands with new waste and recycling contracts

URBASER Ltd Commercial Services (ULCS) is expanding its portfolio with the addition of new local authority trade waste collection services, which include Eden District, and the management of Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) located across Northamptonshire and Central Bedfordshire. The new commercial contracts are part of Urbaser Ltd’s recent acquisition of waste management contracts...

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Urbaser expands UK portfolio with six new contracts

Urbaser expands UK portfolio with six new contracts

ENVIRONMENTAL services company Urbaser Ltd has announced that it is acquiring six waste management contracts from Amey, with a portfolio value of over £30m per annum. The contracts involve the provision of waste and recycling collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance services for Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC), Gloucester City Council, Selby District Council and...

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Appreciation campaign for waste and recycling crews across Kent

Appreciation campaign for waste and recycling crews across Kent

A NEW campaign has been launched to show appreciation for waste, recycling and street cleaning teams across Kent. The campaign includes a mini documentary that follows the shifts of front-line staff in Kent, and features Urbaser collection crews across Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells. The campaign was initiated by The Kent Resource Partnership (KRP)...

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Urbaser Ltd launches state of the art commercial collections service

Urbaser Ltd launches state of the art commercial collections service

UK MUNICIPAL waste and cleansing services provider, Urbaser Ltd, has launched its own commercial waste management and recycling collection division, Urbaser Ltd Commercial Services (ULCS) incorporating the latest paperless in-cab technology and bin-weighing systems to monitor collections and help customers improve their green credentials. ULCS, which offers the full range of trade recycling and waste...

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Urbaser shares important messages with digital screens

Urbaser shares important messages with digital screens

URBASER has been utilising digital display screens installed on the sides on its refuse collection vehicles to share key messages across the London Borough of Waltham Forest and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. Urbaser is using the screens to help its local authority partners in these areas to provide awareness about the risks associated with COVID-19,...

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Record recycling rates in Tonbridge and Malling

Record recycling rates in Tonbridge and Malling

SINCE Urbaser introduced a new recycling service for Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council in September 2019 to include kerbside collections of plastic, metal and glass, the amount of household waste being recycled by residents has exceeded 50% for the first time in the borough’s history. A report to the Council’s Street Scene and Environment Services...

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New and efficient waste collection service introduced in Waltham Forest

New and efficient waste collection service introduced in Waltham Forest

FROM Monday 2 March, bin collection days in Waltham Forest will change as the council’s new neighbourhood services contract provider, Urbaser, introduces a new and improved waste and recycling collection service. Residents will be able to recycle more than ever as collections are expanded to include small electrical items (WEEE), clothing, pairs of shoes and...

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Urbaser's Rochellle Harris with her triplets

Urbaser to provide extra support for employees with premature babies

ENVIRONMENTAL services company, Urbaser, has agreed to offer extra support for its UK staff who are the parents of premature babies by introducing the Smallest Things policy. The Smallest Things campaign asks employers to provide parents of premature babies with extra leave, at full pay, to help them through what can be a very difficult...

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‘High quality’ bid from Urbaser wins Waltham Forest contract

ENVIRONMENTAL services company, Urbaser, has been announced as the new provider of neighbourhood services for the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Urbaser has been working with the Borough since 2013 carrying out street cleansing and grounds maintenance.  The new eight-year contract to provide neighbourhood services includes waste collection and has an option to renew for...