Straight lands contract with council

RECYCLING products group Straight has won a £1.07m deal with Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Leeds-based wheelie bin and kerbside box-maker Straight said it will supply the products to support the council’s maiden kerbside recycling initiative. The products are being supplied to the council now for roll out in 2014.

Jonathan Straight, chief executive at Straight, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen to support the council on its first ever kerbside recycling initiative. The contract win is testament to our recycling expertise and hardwearing products that have been tested across UK local authorities over many years. We very much look forward to working with the council.”

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Greig Blayney, service manager environment at Dumfries and Galloway Council, said: “Our contract with Straight will play a pivotal role in supporting our maiden kerbside recycling initiative. Previously, all residual waste has been collected using wheeled bins, but with our new service encompassing three separate products, we are confident the process will be smooth and successful. We chose Straight due to their proven high quality recycled products, customer service and sector expertise, and look forward to working with the company.”