Third Major Green Apple Environment Award for Waste King
By: Bob Little PR
Winning its award in the 'Service Industries – Waste Management' category, Waste King now has three Green Apple Awards. The company's previous awards came in 2012 and 2015.
Waste King won the Green Apple Award this year for its 'Waste Pod' two-man team rubbish clearance service. Waste pods operate in the same way as skips but they are more environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
Glenn Currie, Waste King's Managing Director, commented, "Since we began installing them in 2011, we've made some 114,000 waste pod collections, cleared some 160,000 tonnes of waste – and recycled some 98% of this figure.
"Waste pods can accommodate all types of waste – including hazardous waste," he added. "They can be installed anywhere on-site free of charge, they take up only one car parking space – and they're less of an eyesore than a skip."
Andy Cattigan, Waste King's Operations Director, said, "From the customer's point of view, a waste pod is more cost-effective than a skip because we only charge for the waste we remove, rather than charging a set price for a skip-load of waste.
"In addition, we've found that waste pods reduce our company's carbon footprint because we're not sending a skip lorry to the site. Moreover, our insured and licensed two-man waste pod team separate the waste in the pod - which increases the recycling rate for the waste."
Waste King further offsets its carbon footprint by using various technologies including GPS tracking systems to minimise the mileage its vehicles travel, which also reduces these vehicles' fuel usage.
"At present, as far as we know, we're the only waste company in the UK to operate a waste pod system," said Glenn Currie. "Waste pods offer an environmentally-
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Glenn Currie, Waste King Ltd, 01442 216784 / 07761 577001; email@example.com
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