Red Acquires Haz Environmental

2019-09-12T09:54:34+01:00September 12th, 2019|

Red Industries has acquired the share capital of  Haz Environmental. The acquisition of the West Bromwich based company, is a further strategic step by Red in expanding and strengthening their position as one of the UK’s leading independent waste management businesses. The Red Industries Group have acquired the share capital of Perks Patel Holdings Ltd, including Haz Holdings Ltd and Haz Industrial Services Ltd (trading as Haz Environmental). Midlands based Red Industries started as hazardous waste specialists in 2006 - they have since grown significantly, both organically and through acquisition, to provide a vast range of hazardous and [...]

Drive to Succeed

2019-08-22T10:10:42+01:00August 22nd, 2019|

The drive to succeed - new vehicles delivered Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has supplied four DAF Super Space Cab tractor units and three Montracon trailers on an all-inclusive contract hire package to sustainable waste management company, Red Industries. The vehicles, which Prohire provided with equipment such as ADR boards and fire extinguishers specific to the nature of the hazardous waste industry, as well as a servicing package, went into operation in October and November and since then the relationship has developed into a valued partnership. Red’s Group Sales Director, Trevor Wilson explained, [...]

Waste News Update

2019-07-31T10:32:59+01:00July 30th, 2019|

A round up of the latest waste industry news Drinks Packaging Deposit Return Scheme A new survey by Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found that around 72% of people would support a deposit return scheme in the UK for aluminium cans and plastic & glass drinks bottles.  This shows high levels of support amongst those surveyed (YouGov surveyed 3,386 people for the poll). The results of the survey followed an announcement made by Michael Gove, former Environment Secretary, in which he backed an 'all-in' deposit return scheme, which he believed would give consumers the greatest possible incentive [...]

Waste News – WRAP Plastics Pact Roadmap Released

2018-11-29T10:33:56+01:00November 29th, 2018|

The world's first programme to tackle plastic wasteWRAP's UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025 was published on 15th November.  This is the world's first programme to tackle the issue of plastic waste through collaboration across the entire supply chain.  The UK Plastics Pact is a testbed for a network of country-specific Plastics Pacts across the world.The 68 member businesses are responsible for 80% of the plastic packaging sold through UK supermarkets.  The UK Plastics Pact Roadmap provides a framework for businesses, including the 68 members, to deliver the defined four targets and the  key activities that could be taken to [...]

‘Scary’ Pumpkin Waste Figures

2017-12-20T14:59:33+01:00October 28th, 2016|

Hubbub and Unilever have released new research revealing the shocking number of pumpkins that go to waste. Halloween is now the UK's third biggest commercial holiday after Easter and Christmas.  Over 40% of households now buy a pumpkin at Halloween - with an average of 2 bought per household. When asked, 4 out of 5 people said they wanted to reduce their food waste, however more than half of them don't see pumpkin as a food.  Therefore a huge proportion of the pumpkins bought are carved up and then go to waste... in fact, 18,000 tonnes of pumpkin is thrown away each year. [...]