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How to reduce your household waste this Christmas
Use up your leftover food Collectively, we throw away 7 million tonnes of food every...Read More
Households producing less waste, but recycling rates drop
The amount of waste collectively produced by households in the UK has decreased, but so...Read More
Business leaders call for an end to plastic export “scandal”
A number of the UK’s most high-profile business leaders have signed an open letter calling...Read More
More Investment needed in to WEEE Waste Sector
A report has been released which claims that more investment is needed in the WEEE...Read More
Acumen contracted by Environment Agency for Poland Waste Repatriation works
Acumen Waste Services Ltd (Acumen) today confirms that it has entered into a contract with...Read More
“Single-use” named 2018 word of the year
“Single-use” has been named by Collins Dictionary as its 2018 word of the year. The...Read More
Our waste management experience is broad ranging – our roots are in the hazardous and difficult, solid and liquid waste market but over the last decade we have developed our service offering across the entire waste management arena. Complemented by our Industrial Site Services business, we have become the supplier of choice for those requiring sureties of cost and compliance, whatever the waste type.
Water savings with ClearWater SystemCase Study
Acumen was recently tasked with installing a ClearWater System at a stately home in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. When our experienced team had finished installing this innovative system, the Head Gardener at the property asked if it would be possible to install water meters on to the hose outlets, to see how much water was being saved. Acumen agreed to this and...Read More
Acumen recently completed some tank and pipe cleaning for one of our regular customers - and they were very happy with the result! There were a number of tanks and pipework systems, that contained waste streams from acids and caustics to amine, so it was extremely important that our RAMs were correct and adhered to at all times. The works were carried out remotely, using a high pressure pumping unit and a rotating tank cleaning head in order to ensure the tanks were cleaned to a great standard. All of our operatives on site for this job were highly trained and experienced in confined space entry, confined space rescue, ultra high and high pressure water jetting, and first aid amongst others. This included our ADR trained vacuum tanker driver, who ensured all removed waste was safely disposed of off-site. Commenting on the works completed, the senior manager on site had to say ''I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you for your efforts this week. You provided us with a very thorough and professional service, I was particularly impressed with your work ethic with attention to detail and safety was extremely evident!''
Successful completion of tank and pipe cleaning works
''My special thanks to you and your team for the wonderful job you did on the H&M Brighton Project. It is a joy for me to work with such well organised supplier.''
When a bulk liquid storage provider contacted us with an emergency spillage, it was down to Acumen to get a resolution as quickly as possible. Acumen received the emergency call at 12 noon and our professional and efficient team completed the job by 15:30pm the very same day. Our satisfied customer commented ‘’Your response time was exceptional!"
"Acumen provided us with an enclosed skip for asbestos waste on a high profile site in Nottingham. The staff were very helpful, as was the driver who was glad to accommodate our need for skip delivery at 6am. Relevant disposal paperwork was promptly forwarded to our office after the skip was collected. Great service all round."
Darren at Crystal Environmental Services
Passionate about the environment
Acumen has long held the belief that as a company it has the responsibility to promote Good Citizenship within and without the company. At Acumen, a sense of responsibility for the environment and the communities in which we work has been part of our culture throughout our trading history, we always work in line with...Read More
Head Office, Knottingley
Acumen House, Headlands Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0LA
Acumen Waste Services, Tame Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LL
Acumen Waste Services, Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 0DX
York - Escrick
Acumen Waste Recovery Park, The Old Brick & Tile Works, YO19 6ED
No 2 East Site, East Terminal, Immingham Dock, ImminghamPhone: 01977 529586
Keighley Office, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Pitt Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4PQPhone: 0845 600 3572
York - Harewood Whin
Liquid Treatment Plant, Harewood Whinn, Tinker Lane, Rufforth, York, YO2 3RRPhone: 01977 529586