BIFFA


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BIFFABritish Isles Flying Fifteen Association (UK)
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Once completed, the consolidation will see Biffa form one of the largest waste transfer station networks in the UK expanding its services and increasing its market share in collection and disposal of hazardous waste.
Gillian French, Biffa Award Programme Manager, said: "The Biffa Awards have been held for over 10 years and each year they create a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate and recognise the dedicated people who are delivering some of the excellent projects we have funded.
Biffa Award Programme manager Gillian French said: "The Biffa Awards have been held for over 10 years and each year they create a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate and recognise the dedicated people who are delivering some of the excellent projects we have funded.
We're incredibly grateful for the Biffa Award funding and can't wait to see how this exciting new development will establish and mature.
He added that Biffa crews already face significant risks when out on their rounds, such as being verbally and physically threatened or being endangered by impatient motorists driving too close to crews and vehicles.
Other tools introduced by the Biffa team include a bin lifter constructed from stainless steel to protect it from the corrosion caused by milk acidity, large-scale source separation of milk bottles and a fully galvanised plastics baler and card/polythene baler--installed in August 2013.
Gillian French, Biffa Award programme manager, said: "Projects like this are incredibly important for local communities, which is why we look to invest in them.
The EA are no real challenge to the likes of Biffa and we are disappointed that we had to press it to do the right thing.
Biffa, which employs around 6,000 bin workers and has household collection contracts across the UK, was saddled with large loans when it was taken over by three investment firms - Montagu, Global Infrastructure Partners and the private equity arm of Halifax Bank of Scotland - in 2008.
BIN collections are now back to normal in Wirral, and extra Biffa collections have been ordered to clear the backlog.
Binmen employed by Birminghambased waste management firm Biffa will be issued with BlackBerry-type phones which can take snapshots to prove rubbish has been collected.