Waste is not a dirty word. Across the West of Scotland, our integrated and comprehensive waste treatment is recognised as the best in the business. With our fleet of refuse collection vehicles, specialised materials recovery processes, and fully licensed disposal facilities – Barr is fully equipped to provide our public and private sector clients with
At Barr, we don’t shy away from the difficult stuff. We provide a comprehensive hazardous waste disposal service dealing with material such as asbestos, Japanese knotweed, batteries, used oil, and waste electrical equipment (WEEE). We are here to help. If you are at all unsure about how to dispose of certain waste please consult our
With Barr, the grass is always greener. From the 18,000 tonnes of domestic and commercial green waste processed across our waste and recycling operations per year, we are able to produce nearly 8000 tonnes of exceptional compost. We call it BarrGrow®. BarrGrow® is an accredited compost and soil improver that is free to the general
Energy from Waste
Energy from waste is an exercise in zero to hero. Sustainability is crucial and we are committed to helping our clients comply with their obligations under the Scottish Zero Waste Plan. Many of the materials we reclaim are suitable for use in energy recovery processes such as biomass, solid recovered fuel (SRF) and refuse-derived fuel
Now, regarding recycling. At waste management sites across Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire, Barr accepts wood, metals, non-ferrous metals and glass for recycling into new materials. If you are in any doubt as to what you can and cannot recycle, please read below or get in touch.