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Countrystyle Recycling has been appointed by Commercial Services Ltd (a Kent County Council wholly owned trading company) as the waste haulage and plant hire service provider for two waste transfer stations in Kent, North Farm at Tunbridge Wells and Dunbrik at Sevenoaks.

The four year contract, worth c. £6 million across the life of the agreement commenced on 1st April 2015 and sees Countrystyle manage the waste haulage for over 116,000 tonnes of material per year including wood, dry mixed recyclables, green waste, soil and rubble, glass, plasterboard, asbestos and domestic bulky waste. Countrystyle also takes over responsibility for operating plant at each site for loading vehicles for off site haulage.

The materials will be collected by Countrystyle’s own artic fleet and transported to various treatment and disposal sites, including Countrystyle’s own recycling facility at Ridham, nr Sittingbourne, Kent.

Alan Horton, Head of Operations of Commercial Services Kent Ltd, said, “We are pleased to have awarded our waste haulage and plant hire contract to Countrystyle Recycling. Key to the operation of any waste transfer station is the efficiency of the on-site loading and movement of the various waste streams off-site. Commercial Services is certain that Countrystyle is the right operator to provide this efficient level of service given their reputation for delivery in the market.”

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Sarah Revell