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Shanks’ CR Report highlights new achievements in sustainability and safety

Shanks is delighted to release, in digital form, its Corporate Responsibility (‘CR’) Report for the year 2013/14.

Highlights include a 19% reduction in serious accidents during the year, achieving our five year target one year early.  This also included a 25% reduction in traffic-related accidents, due to our major traffic safety initiative, which has delivered more than 1,000 improvements across our operations.

The Group has also reported an increase in recycling and recovery rates to 82%; again achieving our five year target one year early.

The CR report contains a number of case studies demonstrating our sustainability programs in action. The full report can be downloaded here.

 

For further information:

Brunswick Group
+44 207 404 5959
Justine McIlroy
Elizabeth Adams

 

Notes to editors

Shanks Group is a leading international sustainable waste management business. We meet the growing need to manage waste without damaging the environment. Our solutions reduce greenhouse gas emissions, recycle natural resources and limit fossil fuel dependency.

Shanks uses a range of cost-effective sustainable technologies to make valuable products from what is thrown away and generate increasing returns for shareholders. We produce green energy, recovered fuel, recycled commodities and organic fertilizer.

Shanks operates in four divisions that reflect our markets: Solid, Hazardous, Organics and UK Municipal. It has operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, UK and Canada and employs around 4,000 people.

In its target markets, the Group is at the forefront in providing sustainable waste management solutions for both the public and private sectors.

For more information, visit: www.shanksplc.com