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Lord Haskins opens new state of the art IVC facility

29th Jun 2015

A new state of the art In-Vessel Composting (IVC) facility developed by East Riding-based recycling company Wastewise was officially opened today by Lord Haskins.

Over 100 guests joined Lord Haskins and Wastewise management at the opening event, including representatives from local businesses, funding organisations, local authorities and children from Willerby Carr Lane Primary school.

James Landau, managing director at Wastewise said;  “It is an amazing day and great to see the culmination of all our efforts come together after years of planning.  We are very happy to have so many people here to view the facility and see it officially opened.  Our thanks go to Lord Haskins and to all those who have helped make this a reality.”

This facility will help address the shortage of waste treatment facilities in the area and mean that a large percentage of the area’s waste will now be managed locally, assisting the region in meeting its recycling targets. 

Lord Haskins, Chairman of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership cut the ribbon with the help of Jessica Middleton and James Adamson from Willerby Carr Lane Primary school and declared the facility officially open.

"The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is at the forefront of driving growth and prosperity for the region and I am delighted to open this state of the art In-Vessel Composting facility.  This is a great example of how we can work with local businesses to help them grow and create new jobs. I wish Wastewise every success," commented Lord Haskins at the opening. 

Wastewise has invested £4.5m in the project which includes funding assistance from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) as well as from Yorkshire Bank and Close Brothers Asset Finance.

In April 2014 the company, in partnership with Hartlepool-based J&B Recycling, was awarded a 10-year contract to process the organic waste from both Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Councils.

Under this contract the new facility will process over 60,000 tonnes per annum of garden and food waste from 263,000 households in the region. The plant, which utilises the proven and highly regarded Dutch ‘Gicom’ technology, will convert the organic waste into quality compost for use in horticulture and agriculture.

 

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