Founded in 1850 by Alfred and Ernest Burgess, A.E.Burgess & Sons Ltd is still owned and run by the Burgess family to this day. We operate a fleet of 27 vehicles from our 12 acre site and deal with over 240,000 tonnes of waste per annum. As a leading waste management company and scrap metal merchant in Leicestershire we provide a professional approach for both the public and trade sector whilst maintaining a friendly and personal service.
Today, more than ever, waste and waste management are critical issues for industry, construction, government and the public sector. The pressing need to look after the environment and to comply with environmental legislation will transform the industry to an even greater extent over the coming years. But, thankfully, the days of quick fix solutions and haphazard disposal are long gone.
At the heart of our operation is a state-of-the-art recycling centre. It has the capacity to service the whole of the Leicestershire region. Over the years our continuing development has allowed us to build a solid reputation with key customers, including builders, manufacturers and Local Authorities. We have gained an unparalleled understanding of their needs, enabling us to meet and exceed them.
Our Materials Recycling Facilities (MRF’s) is equipped with some of the most advanced waste processing equipment available allowing us to segregate mixed active and non active waste. We also have areas dedicated to the processing of pre segregated materials such as Brick rubble, Soil, Metal, Cardboard, Paper and polythene.
We provide the full range of recycling and waste services including advanced materials recycling, glass and plastics reprocessing, aggregate reprocessing and ferrous and non ferrous metals recycling, efficient transport, collection, and safe and efficient waste sorting process before landfill disposal. Each year the company recycles 240 thousand tonnes of materials.
No matter the size of your business or organisation, A.E. Burgess are sure to have a collection and recycling solution that will slot comfortably into your operation, providing you with possible cost saving and greater environmental credentials.