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Going Underground

18 April 2017

The £4.2 billion project to construct a 25km sewer tunnel running from West to East London to tackle the problem of sewage overflows into the Thames is well underway. Waste is created by vast tunnel bores which are lowered into the ground where they drill the tunnel in sections at a rate of around 100 […]

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Supporting the Community

4 April 2017

The McGrath Group has been based in Hackney for over 40 years and has always been keen to support and encourage local community initiatives. Here are some of the recent projects McGrath has contributed to: Hamper donation to the Irish Pensioners Forum of East London to support one of their social events. The forum is […]

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Weighing-up the benefits

3 April 2017

One year on and the operations team at McGrath can report that the fully automated weighbridge system at their London MRF is proving to be a success with clients.  Over 70% of regular customers have registered to use the weighbridges on a regular basis and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Not only has the process […]

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Residual rewards

3 April 2017

McGrath’s state-of-the-art RDF waste processing system in London has enabled waste operator Haulaway Ltd to increase its recycling rates to nearly 100 per cent. The Sussex-based company provides skip hire and operates two licensed sites including a waste transfer station and a recycling distribution facility. While Haulaway can deal efficiently with most of the waste […]

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Silver service

3 April 2017

McGrath’s accreditation for the FORS certification scheme has been upgraded to Silver following an audit of its systems by the Freight Transport Association. The assessment acknowledged that as well as demonstrating good operating practice to achieve Bronze accreditation the London-based waste company has now implemented added vehicle safety and efficiencies. Silver accreditation is awarded to […]

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Meet the team – Tony Cronin

3 April 2017

We talk to Tony Cronin, our Barking MRF Manager about the latest developments in McGrath’s waste management operations. Having worked at McGrath’s for the last 20 years and at the London MRF since 2006, Tony is well placed to describe the enormous changes in waste management in the last ten years and explain how the […]

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