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 289 tonnes per quarter."

Automotive insights.

20 March 2020

Covid-19 | Coronavirus

We are continuing to operate as normally as possible, supporting our team, customers and supply partners through this difficult period. Key worker status is confirmed for the waste sector.

16 October 2019

Mind the gap: how the transport sector can meet targets to reduce on-the-go waste

Mind the Gap: Dan Brown outlines a 5 stop journey to reduce on-the-go waste for the transport sector and reach ambitious recycling targets

20 September 2019

YHA remove half a million plastic bottles from network

YHA were 1 of 5 successful applicants to the Waitrose & Partners and Hubbub plastic fund. Following a national campaign to identify the most exciting and innovative plastic reduction schemes YHA secured a share of the £1m fund. Half a million plastic bottles removed from network.

Specialist contact.

To find out more about how we can help your Automotive organisation, just give us a call on 0800 432 0550 or contact us online. Speak directly with a member of the Automotive organisation 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 Centres. With his team Dan implements new waste initiatives for our customers, such as plastic reprocessing. He has a realistic and deep knowledge of the sector and is able to use his strategic relationships with our supplychain partners to ensure customers obtain best value.