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Friday, 03 July 2015

Glaxo Ulverston hits waste reduction targets early

AMBITIOUS waste reduction targets set by a major Furness business have been hit ahead of schedule.

GlaxoSmithKline set out last year to stop sending any of its waste to landfill sites by 2014.

The company, which recently announced plans for a £350m biopharmaceuticals plant in Ulverston, sent 168 tonnes of waste material to landfill sites in 2011.

Greig Rooney, GSK Ulverston site director, said: “Hitting zero to landfill is not only environmentally beneficial but it saves on substantial landfill costs, which helps make GSK Ulverston more cost-effective overall.”

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