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FCC Awards Scottish Grounds Maintenance Contract

27.07.2021, 14:11

FCC Awards Scottish Grounds Maintenance Contract

FCC Environment has slected Complete Weed Control (CWC) to manage and maintain the environment around five waste recycling plants in Scotland.

FCC Environment operates waste and material recycling facilities (MRF), energy from waste (EfW) plants and landfill sites across the United Kingdom, with some 200 facilities working together to minimise the volume of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources.

Every year, the company recycles 1.6 million metric tonnes of waste and generate more than 117MW of green energy. 

CWC will assume responsibility for maintaining the environment around five of FCC Environment’s landfill sites in Lanarkshire, Aberdeen and Midlothian. 

Keith Gallacher, the company’s director of operations for south-east and south-west Scotland, comments: “We are pleased to have won this contract, which involves intricate specialised work ranging from managing weed control and the grass around the sites’ pipelines to conserving and maintaining woodlands, plants and the natural environment generally.”

Laura Collins, Procurement Advisor to FCC Environment, adds: “We held a competitive tender for this important work and were highly impressed by the planned approach of Keith and his team at CWC. 

“We are confident that with CWC on the job, the environment around our Scottish landfill sites will be in excellent hands for the next few years.” 

Complete Weed Control provides ground maintenance and weed control in the spring, summer and autumn along highways, construction sites, parks and other public areas across the Central Belt of Scotland. 

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