B&M Waste opens £1m Trafford Park facility

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WASTE management group- B&M Waste Services, has opened its  £1m facility in Trafford Park, Manchester.

The Refuse Derived Fuel plant , first announced in February,will process residual household and light commercial waste.  

Materials such as cardboard, wood and metals will be recycled whilst all non-recyclable waste will be compacted into bales and wrapped and transported to a CHP (Combined Heat and Power) site in Germany for incineration.

Neil Curtis, director of B&M Waste Services, said: “B&M Waste Services is always exploring ways to improve our offering and find new ways of preserving the earth’s resources for future generations.

“We are absolutely delighted to have opened our RDF plant in Trafford Park. By harnessing the energy contained in the material, B&M is able to help our customers to preserve natural resources, whilst diverting waste from landfill, resulting in lower carbon emissions.”

Merseyside-based B&M Waste Services employs more than 170 people across sites in Merseyside, Manchester and Norwich.  The new operation has created five jobs.

Trafford Council’s executive member for growth and properity Cllr Michael Hyman said: “Trafford has a deserved reputation for business development and innovation. B&M Waste Services’ brand new facility demonstrates its commitment to investing in highly innovative technology which will help drive economic growth in the region. 

“I feel sure that other businesses within Trafford Park, who wish to reduce their carbon footprint, will also invest in this prestigious service.”

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