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Founded in 1996, Countrystyle Recycling has become a leading independent commercial waste management, processing and recycling operation in the UK.

Countrystyle Recycling is part of Heathcote Holdings, a family-run group of complementary, innovative and customer centric companies. Resource management and recovery is core to the group’s activities along with innovation, customer responsiveness and long-term planning.

Our primary focus is to provide unrivalled waste services to Local Authorities, Multinationals and businesses in Kent, London and the South East. With a track record of spotting opportunities, we understand the market and drive innovative solutions. We aim to take the hassle out of waste management, so our clients can focus on their business.

Reducing our clients’ impact on the environment, our reliable services create cost-effective waste management outcomes and encourage greener business acumen. Providing closed loop economy solutions, and processing and recycling best practices, we support businesses to achieve their environmental targets.

Our mission

‘Our mission is to provide outstanding customer service, drive innovation and set market standards for sustainable quality. As guardians for the environment, we transform waste into a valuable resource to protect precious natural resources. We make it easy for our clients to achieve our mutual goals and deliver waste outcomes which benefit the wider community. Our customers love to work with us, they trust us, and share our mission.’

As a leading local employer, we have created a great place to work. Staff receive ongoing professional development and we empower them to deliver our mission.

Award winning waste solutions.


Tonnes of plasterboard processed in the largest and most advanced operation in Europe and the UK per annum.


Tonnes of waste wood processed in house per annum.


Tonnes of refuse derived fuel (RDF) processed per annum.

Our Commitment to Customer Satisfaction

‘The Countrystyle brand is founded on quality, flexibility and reliability.’

As a valued waste partner, our professional expertise ensures the highest level of client satisfaction. From reliable waste collection services, to processing difficult waste streams, we help businesses reach their environmental goals. 

We are committed to reducing landfill waste and recover as much material as possible. Salvaged material is then sent for use as a raw material substitute or as a fuel to create energy from waste.

What We Do

Countrystyle Recycling offers total waste management solutions across all business sectors.

In addition, we also provide a full range of complementary services.
Our comprehensive services cover all aspects of waste collection, processing, recycling, and disposal.

Collections Services

Countrystyle Recycling operates a modern fleet of vehicles covering Kent and the Southeast, providing a full range of commercial and domestic waste collections with the capacity of managing over 1 million tonnes of waste per annum at our Ridham processing plant.

Our collection services include:

  • Dustcarts
  • Skips and RoRo’s
  • Bulk Haulage
  • Fly-tipping
  • Sweepers, Tankers and Support Vehicles
  • Outsourced Hazardous and Clinical Waste
  • Dustcarts
  • Skips and RoRo’s
  • Bulk Haulage
  • Fly-tipping
  • Sweepers, Tankers and Support Vehicles
  • Outsourced Hazardous and Clinical Waste

Processing, Recycling and Recovery Services

Countrystyle Recycling owns one of the largest processing and recycling facilities in Kent and the South East. Ongoing investment in the latest technologies and purpose built infrastructure ensures efficient, cost-effective and compliant waste management services. Our Ridham processing plant has the capacity to manage over 1 million tonnes of waste per annum.

  • Plasterboard Processing – the largest and most advanced operation in Europe and the UK with the capacity to process up to 120,000 tonnes per annum
  • Waste Wood – In house capacity to process over 100,000 tonnes per annum
  • Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) – Capacity to process up to 180,000 tonnes per annum

Facilities Management Services

Delivering integrated facilities management services including all aspects of waste collection, segregation, transfer, sorting and processing. Alongside waste management our integrated services include plant hire, cleaning services and labour supply, maximising resource use efficiency.

  • Facilities management including management of all waste streams for the City of London at Spitalfields, the largest wholesale market in Europe
  • Full management of local authority HWRC’s and Waste Transfer Stations for London Borough of Bexley and Kent County Council

Our History

Countrystyle has grown significantly since 2012 and sees this expansion continuing across its core activities in the future. See below how Countrystyle started…

The Waste Hierarchy

Countrystyle focuses’ on the key levels of the waste hierarchy.

We help our clients reduce cross contamination and increase resource segregation. Our state-of-the-art MRF facilities process waste for Recycling, Composting, Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and Recovery.

Get a Quote for Business Waste Services

Contact us to find out how our business waste services can take the stress out of waste management.
We offer expert advice, free waste audits and can recommend the best package to meet your business needs.