Reconomy expands waste and recycling contract with Grafton Group

DIY retailer Leyland SDM has joined its parent company Grafton Group Plc in appointing Reconomy for the management of its waste and recycling services. The outsourced resource management and recycling services provider is managing waste across all store branches of Leyland SDM including general waste, dry mixed recycling and baled cardboard.

As well as the stores Reconomy is managing the warehouse, introducing a backhauling solution rather than multi-operational programme that’s less efficient and involves more vehicles and much more emissions.

Bringing all services under one contract is demonstrating cost benefits already. Access reporting by way of a single group of management information lets the team start to see the impact changes are experiencing to service performance.

As well as the day-to-day management of services, Reconomy in early stages in the contract introduced segregation processes at source and ensured waste streams this type of hazardous are handled, dealt and stored with appropriately. Fresh signage and on-site engagement was essential after changing the procedure the united team were acquainted with.

Stuart Liddell, Account Manager for Leyland SDM at Reconomy, Said:

It really is great how quickly we’ve been in a position to identify and implement some quick wins so in early stages in the contract. The team on-site have really got behind what we have been trying to achieve and will see the benefits that may come, not merely but environmentally too financially. We are worked up about creating a great relationship with the team and bringing value by means of our thorough on-site management, knowledge and experience.”

Yousef Abdulla, Transport Supervisor at Leyland SDM, said:

“We have been delighted to be dealing with Reconomy and also have them support and guide us with the management of our waste and recycling. For all of us, we are able to see real benefit in attracting an expert partner who is able to introduce positive change for the business enterprise. With Reconomy’s experience working over the group already we have been excited to see what proven processes we are able to adopt which will give us immediate enhancements to just how we work.” 

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