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Barr Holdings Ltd

Barr Holdings Ltd
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Barr Holdings Ltd

 Barr Holdings Ltd is one of Scotland’s leading waste management companies and operates a range of waste treatment, recycling and disposal facilities across the West of Scotland.

The company works in an efficient way to provide its clients with an integrated service, which collects and treats waste before recycling, or if necessary, diverting to landfill.

The company began life in Ayrshire, operating under the name W & J Barr & Sons, but over the years has developed and expanded throughout Scotland and the north of England. In 2007, the shares in Barr were acquired by Trench Holdings and the company was subsequently developed into a leading waste management company.

The company works from a set of guiding principles: assessment, best value and customer satisfaction. By adhering to these guidelines, the company is able to ensure it provides customers with the best service possible. Barr’s capabilities not only provides the correct measures for handling waste, but also provides the necessary support for customers, including local authorities.

A spokesperson for Barr, said:

“We have been established as a business for over 150 years with over two decades of specific experience in waste management. In this time we have formed a strong reputation in providing waste management and environmental services to an array of public and private sector customers from facilities across the West of Scotland.

“We understand the importance of managing waste in an efficient and compliant manner. We support our customers by providing a fully integrated service.

“Our leading waste treatment and recycling capability enables us to not only efficiently treat waste, but support our customers, such as local authorities, in achieving their recycling and diversion rates. This service generates significant savings which can be used by our customers to reinvest into their operations.

“We are recognised as a leading, local provider of waste management solutions and services with a strong operational presence throughout Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire.”

Barr’s services include waste management, skip hire, composting, recycling and hazardous waste disposal. In addition, Barr is also committed to helping customers comply with the Scottish Zero Waste Plan objectives.

A spokesperson for Barr, said:

“At Barr Environmental we are one of Scotland’s leading waste management companies, operating a variety of high quality waste treatment, recycling and residual disposal facilities throughout the west and south west of Scotland. We understand the importance of managing waste in an efficient way.

“In addition to operating our core waste management business we also provide specialist, accredited training to the construction quarrying, road surfacing, environmental and transport industries through the Killoch Training Centre. We offer a wide range of courses from our fully equipped training facilities located in Killoch, East Ayrshire. The Killoch Training Centre is also available for hire for events such as training, corporate training days and seminars.”

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