Automotive waste management.

We’ve been working in the automotive industry since the beginning. SWR was founded entirely around the waste and recycling needs of bodyshops and workshops – in fact, we’re still helping our original customers today!

The motor trade is part of SWRnewstar’s core business, so you know you’ll receive a proactive service from a team of industry experts who understand your needs. From hazardous waste to recycling hard plastics, we have different solutions to streamline your waste operations and suit your business.

Regardless of the volume and variety of your waste, we can take care of it all.

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Working with you.

From metal to tyres and oily rags, we understand the range and complexity of your waste streams and can simplify your waste management. This applies to servicing parts washers and spray gun cleaners, as well as on-site compliance. Whatever your needs are, we can help you.

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Hazardous waste services.

We can demonstrate what excellent hazardous waste management looks like.

Offering scheduled and ad hoc services, we can manage the storage, collection, and disposal of difficult waste streams. No matter the complexity, you’ll have a solution to fit your needs.

Case studies

"Our long-term partnership demonstrates clear commercial benefits and the John Clark Motor Group is delighted that our carbon saving reached 264.3 tonnes per quarter."

Automotive insights.

12 June 2018

Trash talk: how waste management could become an engine for business growth

Stephen Cameron lifts the lid on the cost – and opportunity – of waste to UK businesses.

2 July 2018

Waste management for the Automotive sector is changing

Technavio reports on the global automotive waste management market.

14 May 2018

SWRnewstar is a company to inspire Britain – for the fourth time since 2014!

London Stock Exchange Group 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018.

7 August 2018

Four degrees of separation

Strategic Development Director, Bob Barltrop, talks about the importance of waste segregation in today's world

3 September 2018

Zero Waste Week - an online campaign on reducing waste

What happens when you throw something 'away?' Changing consumer perceptions

5 September 2018

Nationwide extends partnership after the lid is lifted to acheive a 97% landfill diversion

Nationwide Crash Repair Centres (Nationwide CRC), one of the largest comprehensive automotive repairers in the UK, has chosen to continue its partnership with us following substantial success over the last nine years.

10 September 2018

Saving our seas with the Great British Beach Clean

The 25th Great British Beach Clean runs 14th – 17th September 2018!

24 September 2018

Recycling Week 2018 is underway 24 – 30 September

With a focus on consumers’ households, Recycling Week has been running for over a decade.

3 October 2018

The future of electric vehicle batteries – giving them a second-life

In a bid to reduce pollution and wastefulness of one of the most expensive components of electric vehicles, new research has shown the benefits of electric vehicle battery second-life.

10 October 2018

The first-ever Green GB Week launches on 15th October!

Showcasing the benefits of clean growth, Green GB Week encourages local communities to embrace the challenge and get involved!

Specialist contact.

To find out more about how we can help your healthcare organisation, just give us a call on 0800 432 0550 or contact us online. Speak directly with a member of the healthcare team.

Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Automotive & Logistics Corporate Sector Director

Dan joined SWR in 2011 as an account manager. Since then he has worked with a number of clients including South Western Railway, Bristol Airport, Inchcape and Nationwide Crash Repair Centr