Automotive waste management.

We’ve been working in the automotive industry since the beginning. SWR was founded entirely around the waste and recycling needs of bodyshops and workshops – in fact, we’re still helping our original customers today!

The motor trade is part of SWRnewstar’s core business, so you know you’ll receive a proactive service from a team of industry experts who understand your needs. From hazardous waste to recycling hard plastics, we have different solutions to streamline your waste operations and suit your business.

Regardless of the volume and variety of your waste, we can take care of it all.

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Working with you.

From metal to tyres and oily rags, we understand the range and complexity of your waste streams and can simplify your waste management. This applies to servicing parts washers and spray gun cleaners, as well as on-site compliance. Whatever your needs are, we can help you.

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Hazardous waste services.

We can demonstrate what excellent hazardous waste management looks like.

Offering scheduled and ad hoc services, we can manage the storage, collection, and disposal of difficult waste streams. No matter the complexity, you’ll have a solution to fit your needs.

Case studies

"Our long-term partnership demonstrates clear commercial benefits and the John Clark Motor Group is delighted that our carbon saving reached 264.3 tonnes per quarter."

Automotive insights.

13 May 2019

Bristol Airport recycles 1 tonne of paper cups 2 months after launching new scheme

Nearly a tonne of paper cups has been recycled at Bristol Airport as a result of a new process introduced in partnership with SWRnewstar in March. If those cups were placed end to end they would reach three times the length of the runway!

26 April 2019

2019 National Recycling Awards shortlist announced

It’s exciting to confirm that Aldi, First MTR South West Railways and Nationwide Crash Repair Centres are in the running for 2019 MRW National Recycling Awards. We’re proud to see the excellent results being achieved by three very different businesses in partnership with SWRnewstar included in the shortlist.

12 March 2019

SWRnewstar becomes part of Biffa’s Industrial & Commercial Division

Biffa announces that it is has acquired Specialist Waste Recycling (SWRnewstar) as a new route to market.

Specialist contact.

To find out more about how we can help your healthcare organisation, just give us a call on 0800 432 0550 or contact us online. Speak directly with a member of the healthcare team.

Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Automotive & Logistics Corporate Sector Director

Dan joined SWR in 2011 as an account manager. Since then he has worked with a number of clients including South Western Railway, Bristol Airport, Inchcape and Nationwide Crash Repair Centres. With his team Dan implements new waste initiatives for our customers, such as plastic reprocessing. He has a realistic and deep knowledge of the sector and is able to use his strategic relationships with our supplychain partners to ensure customers obtain best value.