Latest step for housing provider lowering carbon footprint

Latest step for housing provider lowering carbon footprint
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Derbyshire’s Futures Housing Group has signed a new recycling deal to help shrink its carbon footprint and save money.

The housing provider is working with Nottingham-based Enva to recycle more, send less to landfill and save £18,000 on disposal costs over the next two years.

The arrangement means Futures will recycle timber for the first time on top of materials they have always recycled such as metal, plasterboard, rubble, uPVC and glass.

Repairs Manager Phil Brailsford said: “This is an excellent deal for Futures Housing Group’s green credentials. It means we are sending less to landfill, recycling more and saving money.

“Providing value for money for our customers is absolutely essential to Futures and contracts like this are a great demonstration of that commitment.”

Paul Clements, Commercial Director at Enva, added: “We’re always keen to work with local companies looking to increase their recycling rates.

“The combination of services we’ve developed together will allow Futures to significantly boost their recycling rates without changing the way they work too much.”