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Waste and Recycling Firm Named Top Cheshire Employer

Ansa Environmental Services, Cheshire East’s waste and recycling provider, has been named as south Cheshire’s ‘Employer of the Year’ at the prestigious, South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Awards 2021.

Ansa Environmental Services employees celebrate after being named ‘Employer of the Year’

The company, which employs over 400 staff across its Cheshire East sites including Middlewich, Macclesfield and Crewe, was praised by judges for its continued commitment to the support and development of its workforce, as well as, demonstrating commercial success and strategies for growth.

The awards, which were held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich last Friday (19th November), recognise the very best in local businesses that show resilience, generosity to local good causes and nurture local talent. They are also widely regarded as the best in the region.

Kevin Melling, Ansa’s Managing Director said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have won ‘Employer of the Year’ at this year’s South Cheshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards.

We truly value our team and place them at the heart of everything we do. We have strived from the very beginning to create a culture of support, recognition, and equal opportunities for all our colleagues and to be recognised for that with this award is a very proud moment for us all.

It’s not just our workforce that we want to provide a brighter future for, we are also committed to improving the future of our environment and we have many plans in place such as trialling electric refuse collection vehicles, as well as our collaboration project with Cheshire East Council and Storengy on our new hydrogen fuelled vehicles. Our industry is in the spotlight now, and we aim to lead the way with best practise as well as new innovations.”

Councillor Steve Hogben, Ansa Chair added:” We are thrilled to have won the ‘Employer of the Year. Not only is it a great boost for our business but is testament to the whole team’s dedication in making Ansa a place where people want to come to work.

Everybody in the company, from our apprentices to the Board, we have has put the effort in and worked together to make the business succeed over the last 20 months.”

For more information please visit Ansa Environmental Services or to learn more about the awards, visit South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.