Hampshire based Eco Food Recycling has been bought by entrepreneur Melvin Keeshan.
The firm, which collects waste in the local area around Ringwood before transporting it to the anaerobic digestion plant in Piddlehinton
Keesham has paid an undisclosed sum to purchase Eco Food Recycling from founder Simon Heaps, who will stay on as commercial manage to provide continuity to the business.
Melvin, who has previously worked in financial, technology, recruitment and hospitality sectors, said: “When the opportunity came up to get involved with a green enterprise I jumped at the chance.
“I’ve worked in several sectors but my skills have always centred around service propositions.
“I wanted to do something that is positive for the environment – especially as I have young children – and taking on Eco Food Recycling is very exciting.
“Simon has developed a great business model and has agreed to stay on to help build and grow the company further.”