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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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9 November 2010

Leading East London and Essex-based waste management specialists McGrath Group are putting their new Volvo FM 8×4 Refuse Collection Vehicle through its paces in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics. The new Volvo eight-wheeler joins a fleet of 45 trucks at McGrath’s Hackney headquarters, which includes 40 Volvos with FLE, FM12 and FM13 chassis […]

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Updated guidance: measurement and reporting of CD&E wastes

9 September 2010

Following legislative changes and in response to user feedback we have updated our guidance for construction clients and contractors on the measurement and reporting of CD&E wastes. The amendments include: updates to reflect the introduction of The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations (2010); incorporation of comments and feedback from the UKCG Waste Working Group; […]

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Environment Agency News – Issue 59

16 March 2010

Latest News: Waste exemptions – getting ready for change: The current waste exemption system has been overhauled to take account of significant changes to the waste management industry since 1994. Greater environmental protection at lower cost to business The Environment Agency and Natural England are the first organisations to be granted new civil powers […]

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