Poundland expands Helistrat recycling contract following 99p Stores acquisition

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Poundland, Europe’s largest single price value general merchandise retailer, has extended Helistrat’s £4 million waste and recycling services contract to include an additional 250 stores, gained throughits acquisition of the 99p Stores.

Helistrat has been responsible for the management of the back of store recycling services for 500 Poundland stores across the UK and Ireland since August 2014. Following Poundland’s £55 million acquisition of 99p Stores, Helistrat has expanded its services to a further 250 stores nationwide.

Helistrat director, Harvey Laud, said: “Working with Poundland over the past year has been a real success. Helistrat has developed a strong working relationship with Poundland and look forward to expanding our services to further locations. New stores create opportunities to increase recycling rates and improve environmental performance even further.”

Helistrat has a dedicated Account Manager embedded within Poundland’s operations team while also providing a 360° ‘wraparound’ Help Desk service, recycling data management and reporting capability and full compliance auditing.