The two year contract commenced last month and is part of a framework agreement with Kent County Council. The current indicated take up of schools for Countrystyle’s collection, treatment and disposal services is 76 establishments.
Under this contract, Countrystyle is providing collection and disposal services for general waste and mixed recyclables. The materials will be collected by Countrystyle’s own fleet and taken to their state-of-the-art recycling facility in Ridham where they will be sorted, baled and transported for onwards reprocessing.
Janet Stein, Client Services Manager at Kent County Council, said, “Kent County Council is pleased to have awarded their Ashford and Shepway waste collection framework for educational establishments to Countrystyle Recycling. We encourage our schools to eliminate waste to landfill and increase recycling, so are looking forward to developing this partnership with Countrystyle Recycling to encourage greater recycling through education and positive marketing.”
Countrystyle’s Operations Director, Jamie Houston, said, “We are delighted to have been selected to provide services for local schools in Kent. This win demonstrates Countrystyle’s continued ability to provide professional, reliable and cost effective solutions across the spectrum of collection and treatment services. We are excited about the prospect of working with Kent schools for many years to come.”