Case Studies

It is our detailed knowledge of resource control and our straightforward thinking that has been widely accepted as one of the best representations of quality assurance associated with our work.

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MSC Napoli

    On 18 January 2007, severe gale force winds and huge waves caused serious damage to the ship Napoli’s hull, including a crack in one side and a flooded engine room. The ship was then 50 miles (80 km) off the coast of Cornwall in the English Channel with approximately 41,700 tonnes of cargo on board. […]

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust – Waste Management Audit

The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust came into existence on 1st April 2007 and is one of five in place throughout Northern Ireland. It manages the health care of approximately 340,000 people living in the city of Belfast and part of the borough of Castlereagh. With an annual budget of approximately £1bn (spending about […]

Belfast Harbour Commissioners – Waste Management Audit

  Established in 1847, Belfast Harbour Commissioners manage some 2,000 acres of docks, harbour and real estate encompassing Northern Ireland’s main logistics and distribution hub. It’s also home to major businesses including Microsoft, Harland & Wolff, Bombardier, Capita and CitiGroup. Being an extremely busy commercial and cruise liner port the management of environmental and waste […]

Belfast City Council – Training and Assessment

  Belfast City Council serves an overall population of approximately 330,000 people providing a wide range of services including leisure, parks, waste management, tourism, commercial permitting, street cleansing, planning and building control, recycling, etc. The council employs some 400+ staff directly involved in their Cleansing Services that includes management of the City’s waste, environmental and […]

  • Practical Waste Solutions listen to the customers’ needs and tailor their approach.  PWS have delivered accredited qualifications to front line healthcare staff that both minimises the impact on service delivery and in a manner that is thorough. Their approach has eased anxieties of staff that may not possess any other formal qualifications. Staff have then used their transferable qualification to advance their careers and it has also provided assurance that staff are competent and skilled in their roles

    Jeff Thompson South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust - Assistant Director Patient Experience
  • Practical Waste Solutions Ltd has been instrumental in recognizing cost-effective techniques in managing the timely transport and disposal of waste from our construction projects. They have shown a professional approach in managing the works and ensuring the compliance of Lagan Construction with all relevant legislation.

    Dean Gordon Lagan Construction - Contracts Manager
  • The services provided by Practical Waste Solutions Ltd have given a pragmatic common sense approach to developing our integrated management system, offering a user friendly design that is also used for developing staff skills. Additionally, Practical Waste Solutions Ltd have provided waste and environmental expertise, complementing our marine engineering, salvage and ship repair business

    Alan Haley Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd - Project Director
  • Practical Waste Solutions have recently supplied WAMITAB training to AES Kilroot.  I’m pleased to say that as their name suggests a “Practical” yet professional approach was taken from the onset.  The course was tailored with flexible dates scheduled to suit our needs

    Mark Heron AES Kilroot - Materials Handling
  • RiverRidge Recycling, Northern Ireland’s largest independent waste management company, has benefited greatly from the services of Practical Waste Solutions Ltd across several business sectors. It’s highly important that we provide our customers with an efficient, consistent and valuable service and their expertise in developing our integrated ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 management system has had a positive impact. Their advice on operational techniques, including management of our Craigmore landfill site, has been invaluable and supports our longer term business agenda.

    Peter Crossey Health & Safety Officer
  • We have been a client of Practical Waste Solutions Ltd for a number of years, benefiting from extensive expertise in waste and safety management including their in-depth knowledge of legislation and compliance mechanisms. Being registered waste material brokers in both the UK and Republic of Ireland, their management of trans-frontier shipments of waste and duty of care compliance has been invaluable to my company

    Michael McCuskey Growmoor Horticulture - Managing Director