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O'Donovan achieves Mission Zero accreditation

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Mission ZeroO’Donovan Waste, a leading waste management company specialising in construction and demolition waste continues to surpass industry standards in terms of compliance and safety. Having achieved multiple accreditations including numerous ISO standards and FORS Gold, the multi award-winning firm has now added the new Mission Zero accreditation after meticulously meeting and surpassing all audit requirements.

Mission Zero is a comprehensive quality standard for the road fleet sector. Based on a full legal compliance audit, Mission Zero incorporates industry best practice and is officially recognised as meeting contractual requirements including TfL Work-Related Road Risk (WRRR) and CLOCS.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2022 15:16

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Cranfield study establishes soil health benchmark for British Sugar TOPSOIL products

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Taking samples of TOPSOIL product 002A year-long scientific study into the amount of soil microbiology in TOPSOIL products has resulted in data that will assist product development and help customers to understand more about the health of the soils they specify or use.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2022 12:05

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HVO becomes the norm at O’Donovan

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ODonovan switch to solely HVO 002The chair of the COP 27 committee has pleaded with world leaders to step up and make good on their COP 26 pledges for action by 2030 following on from the devastating news that global temperatures rise is set to hit 2.5 degrees by the end of this century.

O'Donovan Waste has taken action to put the environment before profit and switched to using solely Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) biofuel for its entire fleet of 100 lorries. The first waste company to exclusively use HVO, O'Donovan has raised the bar in terms of sustainable working practices.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2022 14:12

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Japanese Knotweed Ltd launches Environment Controls

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0n6814Japanese Knotweed Ltd (JKL) is expanding its services by launching a new sister brand called Environment Controls (EC). EC will do more to tackle the growing problem of invasive species in the UK, and effectively eradicate contaminated ground. By utilising extensive in-house skills, equipment and specialist knowledge, the launch of EC is a natural evolution for JKL.

Japanese knotweed Ltd was founded in 2010 and employs 60 staff including surveyors, technicians and excavation operatives. JKL is nationwide, serving as a trusted specialist in the identification, control, and eradication of Japanese knotweed. The business currently services over 7,000 customers with long-term herbicide contracts and carries out more than 200 excavations a year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 September 2022 14:43

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O'Donovan takes the lead with switch to HVO

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hands 3O'Donovan Waste Disposal has made the bold move to switch its entire fleet to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). This is a huge step for the multi-award winning business that operates with a fleet of 100 HGVs, serving the construction and demolition sectors throughout London and the Home Counties.

HVO is a sustainable and 100% renewable fuel that eliminates up to 90% of net carbon dioxide emissions. The green alternative fuel reduces nitrogen oxide (NOx) by up to 30%, particulate matter (PM) by up to 86% and carbon monoxide (CO) emissions by up to 90%.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 September 2022 10:48

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