Biffa acquires PHS chemical waste business


Waste management firm Biffa has today (September 30) announced the acquisition of PHS Group’s Chemical Treatment arm in a move to expand its hazardous waste business.

The sale includes the Group’s Chemical Waste business in Burscough, Stevenage and Atherstone, De-Pack in Loughborough, Recyclite in Attleborough and Spill Control in Tamworth.

The acquisition will see an increase in the amount of hazardous waste that is collected and disposed by Biffa, while also growing the firm’s waste transfer station network.

PHS Group, one of the largest hazardous waste specialists in the UK, runs collection services for 2,000 customers through its Chemical Treatment arm.

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