A year ago today, Zest Recycle was born, and the business took on a new name and identity to better reflect our position in the marketplace. What a year it’s been!
Let’s have a look back over a year of key developments and successes.
July 2021 Zest Recycle is born!
After over 20 years as Waste Cost Reduction Services (or WCRS), our business took the bold move to rebrand, to better reflect our position in the marketplace and future growth plans.
October 2021 Zest Recycle transition to ISO 45001.
After an intense and gruelling 4-day audit, Zest Recycle transitioned to the new health and safety standard, ISO 45001. This provides our clients with the reassurance of our commitment to the highest standards of safety and compliance.
November 2021 Zest Recycle takes home two awards.
After being shortlisted for the Sales & Marketing Awards for the Brentwood Business Awards, Zest Recycle take home two awards! Best Sales & Marketing and Runner-Up in Business of the Year!
January 2022 Zest Recycle joins the board of the Brentwood Environmental Business Alliance (BEBA)
As part of our commitment to proactively supporting our local community and environment in achieving Net Zero Carbon, Zest Recycle join BEBA, with Managing Director Tony McPartland taking a place on the board.
February 2022 Zest Recycle partners with IWFM to produce the Good Practice Guide to Resource Management
With over 20 years of experience in delivering sustainable solutions to the FM sector, Zest Recycle partners with the IWFM to produce key guidance in Recycling and Resource Management for the FM sector.
March 2022 Zest Recycle secures key new contracts
Zest Recycle continue its contract success securing and rolling out two key contracts for Essex County Fire & Rescue Service and Blackrose Pubs.
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March 2022 Zest Recycle becomes Gold Investor in Wildlife
Zest Recycle takes another step forward in our approach to supporting and leading positive change in Essex, becoming a Gold Investor in Wildlife for Essex Wildlife Trust.
April 2022 Zest Recycle joins the Good Business Charter
Our acceptance into the Good Business Charter is another significant step on our path to ensuring that we are providing a sustainable and ethical business for our employees, customers, and supply partners to be a part of.
May 2022 Zest Recycle secures deal with transport operator Nexus
Zest Recycle is awarded another major account, securing the recycling and waste services contract for the Tyne & Wear and Shields Ferry services.
May 2022 Zest Recycle becomes Living Wage approved
Zest Recycle solidifies our commitment to fair pay and responsible business by becoming a Living Wage accredited employer.
June 2022 Zest Recycle becomes Cyber Safe
Zest Recycle takes steps to guard against the most common cyber threats and reassure our clients of our commitment to data integrity by becoming Cyber Essentials certified.
Thank you for all your support this year, here’s to the next few years!
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