|May Gurney wins £75m waste contract|
May Gurney has been awarded a £75m contract to provide environmental services to Bridgent County Borough Council.
The project will begin in April 2010 and includes collections for recycling, waste and food waste and management of the Council's four Household Waste Recycling Centres.
The contract will run for an inital seven years, with an option to extend for a further seven years.
Philip Fellowes-Prynne, chief executive of May Gurney, commented: "We are delighted to have been selected as preferred bidder by Bridgend County Borough Council to deliver essential front-line services. The Council appointed us because of our commitment to working in partnership with them to deliver the Welsh Assembly Government’s waste diversion targets. The service solution we developed for Bridgend focuses on delivering higher recycling rates, sending less waste to disposal and includes recycling a far wider range of materials than more traditional approaches."