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Verdant wins £2M contract with Conwy

Waste management firm Verdant has won a £2 million contract to take care of Conwy County Borough Councils green waste collection service.

Verdants third local authority contract in Wales will serve 42,000 to 54,000 households for five years, with a free fortnightly collection system.

Verdant managing director Roger Edwards said he was, delighted to deepen Verdants relationship with Wales and its recycling initiatives.

Currently, the boroughs green waste is turned into compost and has a composting rate of over 44 per cent.

Conwy County Borough Council assistant waste manager Kelly Thomas said: Verdants approach to collecting our green garden waste emphasises cost and operational efficiencies that will benefit residents and the council. The company has a great track record and were glad to welcome the team on board.

Additionally, the collection trucks will run on biodiesel and use technology to improve fuel efficiency to cut emissions.

 

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