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ISL and Wigan Council Waste Compositional Analysis

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ISL get their Hands Dirty… Again: Compositional Analysis of Kerbside and HWRC Wastes for Wigan Council.

Wigan Council appointed Integrated Skills to carry out a comprehensive analysis of the household waste it manages. The results will update previous analyses, provide insight into performance by area and inform strategic plans for future disposal services.

Commenting on the waste analysis project for Wigan Council, Stuart Henshaw, Business Development Director, said “The Government’s new Resources and Waste Strategy will require every Council in England to better understand their waste composition and we are very pleased to be assisting Wigan with this project”.

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Waste composition analysis (WCA) provides information about the types and amounts of the materials that are in a given waste stream. Data is gathered by physically sorting the waste by hand into a number of predetermined categories. Each category is then weighed and the results are collated to provide a breakdown of the total composition of waste that has been sampled.

Integrated Skills’ specialist waste analysis team has extensive experience in the UK and elsewhere including the States of Guernsey. Past projects have taken the team to the Middle East and as far as Samarkand in Uzbekistan!

Waste management consultancy has been a core service since the inception of Integrated Skills in 1993. All aspects are covered from strategy development and procurement advice to planning and permitting.

Combining knowledge and experience of waste services, together with a core competency in information technology, has led Integrated Skills to become expert in route optimisation and the UK distributor for RouteSmart™ for ArcGIS.

Integrated Skills also develops and supports a comprehensive suite of software solutions including in-cab navigation, environmental contract management, street works coordination and mobile applications. In recent years the company has broadened out from waste and environmental services to include utilities and postal services.

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About Integrated Skills Limited
Integrated Skills, operating out of Romsey near Southampton, is a specialist provider of routing and route optimisation software, smartphone & tablet solutions, environmental management software, highways management software as well as environmental consultancy in the following sectors:

  • Environmental service operations
  • Highways service operations
  • Parcel & post
  • Utilities
  • Logistics
  • Newspaper deliveries
ISL is the leading partner of RouteSmart Technologies Inc.™ for high density, door-by-door and street-by-street route optimisation software

ISL is a partner of ESRI for the ArcGIS platform.

For further information contact info@integrated-skills.com.

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