Straight plc has been awarded a significant contract with Serco, the international service company, to provide containers and other products for its Canterbury City Council contract.
The environmental products and services group, will assist with the implementation of new waste and recycling initiatives in the second and third quarters of the year.
As part of the contract, Straight will provide 240 litre wheeled bins, complete with a 55 litre wheeled bin inner caddy for mixed recyclables and the caddy for paper and card respectively. Serco’s collection of mixed recyclables in communal areas will be serviced by the Straight’s 1,100 litre Steelybin metal bins.
Additionally, Serco’s new weekly food waste collection will use Straight 5 Litre and 23 litre caddies for indoor and outdoor use and each household will also be issued with a roll of the service provider’s compostable liners.
Jonathan Straight, Chief Executive at Straight plc said:
“I am delighted to announce our £1.7m contract win with Serco. We very much look forward to working with Serco and helping Canterbury City Council achieve its new recycling initiatives.”
Robin Davies, development director at Serco said:
“Our contract with Straight will play an important role in servicing our renewed eight year agreement with Canterbury City Council. They fully integrated into and supported our bid process providing waste management expertise. They also supply high quality products which are durable and proven across UK Local Authorities over many years. We very much look forward to working with the company.”