Cork City Council is to withdraw from the provision of waste collection services in the city from August 15th next and is transferring its operations to Country Clean Recycling. which will provide the service to existing Council customers. There will be no immediate change to existing collection methods and existing waivers will be honoured until April 15th 2013.
Mallow-based Country Clean Recycling is a Cork owned family business in operation since 1990. The services that Country Clean Recycling offers include domestic and commercial waste collection, skip hire and recycling. The company now employs 120 staff over three company locations, and hosts a fleet of 45 waste collection vehicles for serving the Munster area.
“Country Clean Recycling is delighted to have been awarded the sale of the Cork City Council’s kerbside collection service and is looking forward to continuing the service to their loyal customer base,” says Denis Murphy, financial controller of Country Clean Recycling. “It will give a huge boost to the local Cork economy and we are delighted the service is being handed over to a Cork-based company.”