St. Modwen Homes award Reconomy waste and recycling contract

Housebuilding developer, St. Modwen has awarded Reconomy a contract for waste management services for all UK locations.

St. Modwen operate across two units that cover housebuilding and logistics, both of which are active across England and South Wales. With an aggressive growth strategy, the business was keen to work with an experienced and reliable waste partner that would help deliver ambitious environmental targets along with operational on-site support.

Reconomy is delighted to be awarded this opportunity and is a well-established and trusted business within the waste sector to deliver these goals for St. Modwen Homes. Operating over 26 years, Reconomy is the largest outsourced waste management business in the UK and offers its customers technologically innovative and robust reporting methods and tools to support with multi-site data and analysis requirements.

A partnership approach is very much how Reconomy operates, being an outsourced partner that is on-site to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of day-to-day operational activity. Beyond this Reconomy is uniquely equipped to provide more strategic guidance and support. St. Modwen has ambitious targets and commitments to drive waste intensity down across the estate which Reconomy, using its data, on-site engagement and expertise will support the business to achieve.

Richard Baker, Supply Chain Manager at St Modwen Homes said: “We are excited to announce this new partnership with Reconomy who will build on the work already done and together further deliver significant environmental, commercial and operational benefits to our developments. Our Responsible Operating Practices Charter launched in 2020, identified six core ambitions and are an integral part of delivering our purpose, of Changing Places, Creating Better Futures. It was important to us that our waste partner shares these values, and we look forward to working together and seeing the relationship develop and strengthen”.

Ben Angove, Sales Director of Managed Accounts at Reconomy said: “Being awarded this contract is fantastic news and we are looking forward to getting started and adding value from day one. Supporting businesses with day-to-day waste management is at the core of what we do but as our business has grown so has our capability – which we pass onto customers to add even more value throughout the life of the contract – whether it is the advancements in our digital tools or recycling initiatives and innovations that support with environmental and commercial savings”.