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Barr Headline Sponsor at CIWM Scotland Golf Day

Posted: 21.08.17

Barr Environmental were the headline sponsor at CIWM Scotland’s Annual Golf Day on Friday 18 August hosted by St. Nicholas Golf Club, Prestwick. Close to a dozen four balls competed for a variety of prizes sponsored by numerous providers...

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Barr delivers over £5,000 of support to the Ayrshire Hospice

Posted: 26.07.17

The Ayrshire Hospice has been Barr Environmental’s chosen charity for 2017 and throughout the year the business has supported a number of initiatives for this incredible organisation. More recently a team from Barr Environmental participated in The Starlight Walk...

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BarrGrow®: PAS 100 Quality

Posted: 20.06.17

We are pleased to announce that on the 9th of November we successfully gained reaccreditation for our PAS 100 compost, BarrGrow®. What is PAS 100? PAS 100 is industry standard compost certified by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The...

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Barr Invests In New & Efficient Infrastructure

Posted: 20.06.17

We are proud to announce our investment in new infrastructure. Thanks to Volvo, we have acquired brand new vehicles for our Skip Container services. Complete with our most up-to-date branding, two of our vehicles are Volvo FM 8-wheeler roll...

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Contributing and Committed to our Local Community

Posted: 20.06.17

Barr has operated in Ayrshire for over 150 years and has been providing recycling and waste management solutions for close to 20 years. Today, we are recognised as a leading waste management company in the west of Scotland. One...

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Barr joins SWITCH forum

Posted: 20.06.17

Barr has recently joined the SWITCH forum. SWITCH (Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competency, Health & Safety) is a multi-partnership forum made up of organisations across the resource management industry that mainly focuses on Health & Safety and Education, Training...

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Barr and UWS: One Year On

Posted: 20.06.17

We are proud to announce the first year anniversary of our partnership agreement with the University of the West of Scotland, which has added significant value to our business. This ‘University-Industry Partnership Agreement’ has given us the opportunity to...

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Barr receives Certificate of Appreciation

Posted: 20.06.17

We are delighted to announce that last month we were awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Pusong Pinoy. Pusong Pinoy (Heart of a Filipino), a charity based in the Philippines, started back in 2009 and their mission is to...

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Barr Environmental recognised for its commitment to the Scottish Business Pledge

Posted: 20.06.17

Keith Brown MSP Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work and Jeane Freeman MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley visit Barr Environmental Keith Brown, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work together with...

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It’s Not Waste, It’s a Resource to Reuse

Posted: 15.05.17

We are delighted to receive new trailers from BMI Group today, which have been released into our operating fleet. Some months ago we conducted a market study with a large number of visitors to our civic amenity sites and...

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Partnering With WRC Recycling

Posted: 15.05.17

We are pleased to promote our working partnership with WRC Recycling, a Renfrewshire-based company with expertise in transport, logistics and processing of waste. WRC Recycling are supporting us at Barr by transporting waste to our recycling and resource management...

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Ciwm Scotland Visits Barr Environmental

Posted: 15.05.17

Today, Barr Environmental warmly welcomed new members from the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Scotland to two of our recycling and resource management facilities in Ayrshire. Gordon Whiteford, Senior Operations Manager and fully chartered member of CIWM, hosted...

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