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Wates chooses McGrath to manage refurbishment waste

16 December 2011

Waste management firm, The McGrath Group, has announced two separate contracts to collect and recycle wastes generated by Decent Homes schemes in Haringey and Tower Hamlets. The London-based company will provide containers, collection and recycling of construction waste produced by internal and external refurbishment of social housing carried out by Wates Living Space. McGrath’s local […]

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Community project puts local attraction back on track

1 December 2011

The McGrath Group’s contribution to a Community Project organised by construction firm Lend Lease has helped to restore a local visitor attraction from zero income to near self-sufficiency. The Hackney-based waste management company contributed 4 skips and a grab lorry to collect waste from a refurbishment programme to renovate Brook’s Farm in Leyton. The semi-working […]

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McGrath sign up to Diversity Works for London

29 November 2011

Waste management organisation the McGrath Group has registered with Diversity Works for London (DWfL), the Mayoral scheme that aims to maximise the economic benefits of diversity in the capital. “As a fully committed equal opportunities employer we already have comprehensive policies and systems in place to ensure equality of opportunity within the organisation which has […]

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McGrath helps Crossrail surpass recycling target

21 October 2011

One hundred per cent recycling of wood, tyres and general waste achieved by the McGrath Group has enabled the contractor employed by Crossrail to exceed its recycling targets at the Eastern Running Tunnels section of the landmark rail project. McGrath’s Zero-to-Landfill guarantee has helped joint-venture contractor Dragados-Sisk to surpass its initial target (90 per cent) […]

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McGrath awarded slice of Pizza Hut’s recycling

16 September 2011

In July 2011 the McGrath Group was awarded a contract to collect and recycle waste material generated by the food chain’s restaurants and take-away delivery sites across South London. The Hackney-based recycling specialist supplies labelled wheelie bins to enable staff to segregate waste materials on-site into five separate streams: plastic (packaging), cardboard (packaging), paper, metals […]

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Its a Wrap

14 September 2011

New baling and packaging plant is final piece of the jigsaw in our 3-year quest to achieve Zero-to-Landfill In June 2011, the McGrath Group invested well over half a million pounds in new equipment and infrastructure for its Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Barking which enables waste residues to be compacted and packaged for waste-to-energy […]

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