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Meet the team – Jack McCarron

17 June 2016

We talk to Jack McCarron, Skips & Tipping Service Co-ordinator, about his experiences and opportunities working at McGrath. Jack McCarron joined the McGrath Group straight from college in 2013.  He started work in reception answering the phone and filing tickets and has since worked his way up to Skips & Tipping Service.  The first to […]

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Golf Masters

17 June 2016

McGrath was delighted to put together a team to compete in the Masters of Waste Golf Day, this year held at the outstanding Belfry course in Warwickshire.  Some of the biggest names in the waste and recycling industry meet at this annual event – now in its fifth year – providing an opportunity for networking […]

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Who’s Counting?

17 June 2016

Congratulations to the three winners of the Weighbridge Competition in our last newsletter. Knowledge of the weight of typical wastes that we process was impressive and we received a large number of entries.  Here is the correct order from the lightest in weight to the heaviest: 1 Polystyrene 2 Cardboard 3 Metals 4 Wood 5 […]

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Waste, or Not?

30 May 2016

In May this year the Environment Agency updated its guidance on how to decide if a material is waste or not.  The advice is aimed at businesses, local authorities and charities. Broadly the update has made the guidance simpler for businesses to use and implements the waste hierarchy to promote waste prevention. There is no […]

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McGrath achieves Green Compass PAS 402 accreditation

31 March 2016

Following an independent audit and assessment at the start of this year, the McGrath Group has achieved the waste resource accreditation PAS 402:2013, through the Green Compass Scheme. The accreditation was developed for organisations that process industrial, commercial or household waste at a transfer station, treatment facility or disposal site. It provides a framework for […]

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Self-service weighbridges

15 March 2016

The installation of two new state-of-the-art, self-service weighbridges at McGrath’s Barking MRF will double capacity, speed-up turnaround and offer 24/7 tipping. The McGrath Group has become the first independent waste company in the UK to provide a fully automated tipping system. Two state-of-the-art weighbridges fitted with touchscreens have been installed at its Materials Recycling Facility […]

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