Since moving to its current premises a couple of years ago, Waste King, the specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, has now achieved the milestone of processing 10,000 orders. Of even more significance is that this growing number of orders has contributed to doubling the company’s turnover within a year.


“Despite the currently challenging economic climate – and while other companies are going out of business – Waste King has now broken the £1m turnover mark,” said Glenn Currie, Waste King’s managing director.


Waste King’s directors, Glenn Currie and Andy Cattigan, who formed the company in 2007 because they wanted to ‘do something to help the environment’, point to the company’s high degree of customer service as a major contributory factor to Waste King’s continuing success.


“We’ve found that, if we continue to give our customers a good service at a fair cost, then they come back time and again,” said Andy Cattigan. “We’re committed to making sure we offer all our customers the best prices along with our high level of customer service. We provide advice, guidance and competitive quotes for whatever service our customers need.”


Waste King offers a wide range of waste collection and recycling services for both domestic and commercial customers including: house, garage and garden clearance, rubbish removal, skip hire, shop and office clearance and refurbishments, waste electrical & electronic equipment (WEEE) collections, wait & load services, site waste management plans (SWMP) and confidential document destruction.


Glenn Currie commented: “In particular, because of their 16 cubic yard capacity, Waste King trucks can compact more waste than many other waste companies. So we can collect more junk at a better competitive rate.


“In addition, our waste removal services are up to 50 per cent cheaper than a skip – and Waste King’s trained and qualified operatives will do all the hard work for our customers – saving them time and money.”

Andy Cattigan (left) and Glenn Currie, of Waste King.


Comment: Waste King is obviously demonstrating the old Northern saying of ‘where there’s muck, there’s brass’ but it’s even more impressive to achieve this under today’s challenging economic conditions.