Smart merger aims to recycle more waste

Smart merger aims to recycle more waste
The companies want to divert waste from landfills. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Rebecca Howard
Smart Environmental and Earthcare Environmental are merging to create New Zealand’s third-largest operator with a focus on waste reduction, recovery and recycling.Once recently won contracts are fully mobilised, the combined entity will provide collection services to more than 430,000 households across 20 councils, as well as more than 85,000 private consumer and commercial customers, they said.A key feature of the enlarged organisation is its focus on recycling and diverting waste from landfill, said Smart Environmental chief executive T...

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