JWS Waste Passes Environment Agency Audit With Flying Colours

JWS Waste Are Given Fantastic Feedback From The EA On EPR Compliance Report

JWS Waste passes Environment Agency Audit with flying colours, and receive fantastic feedback from the EA on its EPR Compliance Report.On the 5th November 2013 the Environment Agency undertook an audit to investigate compliance to the Environmental Planning Regulations. Two EA officers spent a full day working closely with the Operations and QEHS team onsite addressing key factors such as documentation and processes which focused on Duty Of Care documents, licences, compliance procedures, site systems and waste inputs and outputs covering the period from January – March 2013.

JWS Waste were commended on many areas in the report, in particular the levels of control and management of the site stating: “the waste acceptance procedures in place at the site is comprehensive and demonstrates a high level of control over waste inputs/outputs”  

Further praise was offered in the report summary which stated: “The site and systems in place appear to work well. The level of control over waste through the plant was impressive as was the amount of detail made available to us at the audit. I would like to thank Tim Andrew & Jade Saleh for their time on the day, it was invaluable.”  

Robin Tweedale Managing Director of JWS Waste, was thrilled with the audit report and commented:

“this is absolutely  fantastic feedback for the JWS Waste staff and the procedures and protocols they have put in place to ensure compliance with all the Environment Agency’s regulations. This systemic approach to compliance combined with our ongoing commitments to Quality ( ISO 9001),  Environmental Compliance (ISO 14001) and Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001) is a fundamental reason why so many customers choose to put their faith in us. JWS Waste not only deliver exceptional service but also assist the customer in comfortably meeting all their legal obligations and environmental objectives in an auditable manner.”

JWS Waste & Recycling own and operate one of the largest Materials Recycling Facilities in the North West processing up to 375,000 tonnes of waste each year, using mechanical separation combined with strict quality control picking to ensure that over 90% of waste materials processed is diverted to resource recovery or energy production.

Our large capability and high standards help leading customers including Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Aldi satisfy their own environmental and corporate social responsibility targets, with further transparency provided by the comprehensive audit process we employ to support our recovery system.

Our safe, sound and sustainable approach guarantees significant cost savings, as part of our drive towards a future without landfill.