Green win just Grand

Stockport Times West - - NEWS -

A MA­JOR coun­cil re­gen­er­a­tion project has won a na­tional en­vi­ron­ment award.

CBRE and B&M Waste Ser­vices, who pro­vide waste man­age­ment for Grand Cen­tral, in the town cen­tre, have won the Green Ap­ple En­vi­ron­ment Award.

It came after the re­cy­cling rate at Grand Cen­tral, cur­rently be­ing re­de­vel­oped into com­mer­cial sec­tor Stock­port Ex­change, rose to 85 per cent.

Coun­cil­lor Pa­trick McAu­ley, ex­ec­u­tive mem­ber for eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment, said: “Get­ting Stock­port car­bon neu­tral is in­te­gral to the coun­cil’s In­vest­ing in Stock­port strat­egy.

“Ac­tion on a project’s sus­tain­abil­ity cre­den­tials helps se­cure the lo­cal econ­omy and jobs.”

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