BKP Waste & Recycling Ltd are pleased to announce that Guernsey Recycling Group Ltd (GRG) have purchased a majority shareholding of the company, alongside the freehold to the four-acre waste transfer station located in Romsey, Hampshire.

GRG is a 'waste to resource' management company headquartered in Guernsey and they are active in the transportation, processing and trading of all forms of waste; turning processed waste material into reusable resources. The group serves a wide range of market sectors and provides infrastructure and services for all forms of solid waste management in large and small businesses. GRG has a particularly intimate and unique knowledge of waste management solutions for island economies.

With over 50 years of industry experience, BKP Waste & Recycling Ltd are no strangers to significant changes within the waste management industry. Throughout the years they have seen numerous updates to environmental and governmental legislation, disposal innovation and market sector demands, enabling the business to become experts at adapting to new requirements. The GRG acquisition of BKP will only increase their capabilities, further supporting their combined mission to reduce the impact of waste in general on the environment.

Former BKP CEO, Nick Healey, contributed to the company for over 40 years, helping develop the business into the noteworthy waste management service it is today. He has retained a small share in the company and will continue to impart his knowledge to the new owners on a consultancy basis.

GRG Managing Director, Michael Grime, commented;

“BKP has a rich heritage and revered brand. It is a company with a range of niche waste services, some of which will be new to the GRG group. BKP will provide more strength and depth to our group's waste services which will benefit all our existing customers. We look forward to working with the BKP team to realise the future potential of the company."

GRG Chairman, Alan Crowe, added;

“I'm excited by the acquisition of BKP and welcome all its staff, suppliers and customers to the GRG group."

BKP Managing Director, Gavin Reed, commented;

“These are exciting times for BKP and we look forward to working with GRG to further strengthen the opportunities we can provide to our customers. BKP, in conjunction with GRG, are committed to providing innovative and cost-effective waste management solutions to provide a better environment for all."