Cireco are excited to announce the award of a 10-year contract with Falkirk Council, taking non-recyclable waste to Energy from Waste starting in April 2023. Non-recyclable waste will be sent to the soon to be completed Energy from Waste facility at the new East Gate Energy Centre run by Brockwell Energy Limited in Grangemouth.

Cireco, who employ over 230 staff, have proven expertise in providing effective total resource management solutions to a variety of organisations both public and private. Cireco provide segregation of dry mixed recycling materials through its state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facilities, food & garden waste processing at its Anaerobic Digestion Plant, both at Cireco Park, Dunfermline, as well as construction waste processing at its Lower Melville Wood Facility in Ladybank. In addition, to the facility in Grangemouth Cireco, are also principal suppliers of material to the Westfield Energy Centre currently under construction in Fife. 

Robin Baird, Chief Executive Officer of Cireco, said “We are delighted to have been selected by Falkirk to handle collected household and commercial waste for the next 10 years, and welcome the opportunity to work in partnership with them over the contract term to meet their needs in the ever-changing resource management sector, this continues to highlight Cireco’s continual growth within the Scottish Resource management sector as a provider of choice.”

Councillor Bryan Deakin of Falkirk Council said “We look forward to working with Cireco, and are delighted to have secured this solution, which aims to reduce the environmental impacts of disposing the unavoidable, non-recyclable general (black bag) waste. This new contract fulfilling the Scottish Government requirement of diverting biodegradable waste from landfill by 31 December 2025.  Having this new facility available within the Falkirk Council area, not only provides local employment opportunity, but positively contributes towards our carbon emission reductions in line with the Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan.” 

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