A new £600 million waste contract aimed at further reducing reliance on landfill while boosting recycling rates has been signed by three local authorities and Waste Recycling Group.
The 25-year joint Waste Private Finance Initiative (PFI) between Reading Borough Council, Bracknell Forest Borough Council and Wokingham District Council – known as the Re3 Waste Partnership – aims to deliver a long-term sustainable solution to dealing with waste produced by households in three council areas.
Waste Recycling Group (WRG), the UK’s leading waste management services and energy recovery company, have been chosen by the Re3 Waste Partnership to deliver the new waste strategy.
The contract will see new waste management facilities constructed at the Smallmead site in Island Road, Reading, and the site in Longshot Lane in Bracknell. More ….