The new contract, valued at £550,000, will begin on 1 April 2024. HWRCs in the region are managed by Environmental Waste Controls Ltd.
As part of the haulage contract, Ellgia outlined that it will be working closely with the council and the HWRC operational teams in contributing towards the authority’s waste and recycling sustainability goals.
The contract involves the provision of haulage services across five of Lincolnshire’s HWRC’s, Ellgia said it is designed to support the HWRC sites and enhance the current service to the general public.
Ellgia Recycling provides waste management, recycling solutions and skip hire to businesses, trade and homeowners across East Anglia in Cambridgeshire.
Ellgia’s managing director Jack Lavington said: “Ellgia are embedded across the East of England, and we are delighted to further cement our partnership with the Lincolnshire County Council and be able to provide vital services to support the local communities of which we are very much a part of.
“We look forward to continuing the provision of a top-quality service for both the Local Authority and those residents residing within Lincoln, Gainsborough, Market Rasen, Boston, and Spalding and continuing to play a part in the development and shaping of Lincolnshire’s sustainability goals and enhancing the virtues of the green economy”.
Mike Reed, head of waste for Lincolnshire county council commented: “Lincolnshire County Council are happy to be working in partnership with Ellgia as one of our dedicated hauliers of waste from our Household Waste Recycling Centres. After residents have brought their waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centres, being able to rely on Ellgia to move this on in a timely and efficient manner for us allows the Council to maximise the effectiveness of our sites and the materials that residents recycle.”
All bulky waste will be sorted treated at the Ellgia Scunthorpe depot, and if not able to be reused or recycled, the waste will create a Residual Derived Fuel that is baled and transported to a Waste to Energy partner.