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Better. Together.

Our core ethos has always been to understand your business waste needs, implement problem-solving solutions, and provide long-term results that cut out costs.

By working together, we can achieve sustainable results through increased recycling and waste segregation. This enables us to adapt to challenges and provide consistent results.

One. Vision. “To be the partner of choice for Customers, Suppliers and our People.”

One. Mission. "To deliver innovative sustainable solutions that benefit customers and are supported by ‘Best in Class’ Customer service.”

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Before the merging in late 2017, SWR and New Star Environmental shared this ethos and it is at the heart of how SWRnewstar works today.

Our credentials.


sites managed
From Cornwall to the Highlands and everywhere in between

Plastic pile

4+ collections
every minute
200,000+ scheduled
services per month

Plastic bundles recycling

success rate
Consistently collecting on time

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Recycling workers

The Board.

Angus MacDonald


Andy Butler


Stephen Cameron

Sales Director

Bob Barltrop

Strategic Development Director

Rupert Pennant Rea

Non Executive Director

Jonny Maxwell

Non Executive Director

Ian Boyce

Non Executive Director

The Leadership Team.

Mark Avenell

Operations Director

Mia Foltanova

HR Business Partner

Phil Charman

Head of Finance

Wayne Basham

Commercial Director

Will Keer

Corporate Accounts Director

Where next?