Awards & achievements

Hills Waste Solutions has joined a select group of waste management companies as we have been independently certified to meet all three international standards: ISO 9001 for Quality, ISO 14001 for Environment and OHSAS 18001 for Health and Safety.

We are fully committed to ensuring the highest standards of service for our customers, but don’t take our word for it, please read on to see our various awards and achievements:

 

February 2017:
Hills Waste Solutions’ environmental management systems have again be recognised as conforming to the quality standard of ISO 9001 and OHSAS18001.

ISO 9001 Certificate

September 2016:
Hills Waste Solutions’ environmental management systems have again be certified as conforming to the quality standard of ISO 14001.

ISO 14001 Certificate

November 2015:
Hills received a prestigious national health and safety award at the national Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource awards – winning top prize in the ‘Delivering Health and Safety Best Practice’ category. Click here

September 2015:
Due to the expiration of the Well Driven? Scheme Hills has adopted the Freight Transport Association’s recommended scheme, How’s My Driving?
The scheme gives the public a chance to comment on our drivers’ behaviour by calling the number on the back of our vehicles.

Good Driving Charter.

January 2015:
Hills Waste Solutions received Safecontractor accreditation. Click here

June 2014:
The Northacre Resource Recovery Centre in Westbury achieves certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & BS OHSAS 18001.

April 2014:
Hills Waste Solutions won the ‘Services to the community’ category at the Wiltshire Business of the Year awards & came runners-up in both ‘Environment’ and ‘Overall excellence’ categories.

November 2013:
The Hills Group magazine ‘intouch’ wins Gold at the 2013 CIPR PRide South West awards in the Best Internal Publication category.

April 2013:
Hills Waste Solutions were runners-up in both the Overall and Environmental categories at the Wiltshire Business of the Year Awards 2013. A great team effort.

Hills Waste Solutions. Overall Runner Up certificate - Wiltshire Business of the 2013  Hills Waste Solutions. Environmental category Runner Up certificate - Wiltshire Business of the 2013

April 2013:
Following an independent audit, our environmental management system was granted the prestigious ISO 140001 certification for a further three years until 2016.

ISO14001 logo

October 2012:
Our Porte Marsh and Parkgate Farm facilities achieved ISO 14001 accreditation and our composting process was PAS 100 approved. Click here

June 2012:
Winner of the Institute of Internal Communications award for best news magazine issued up to four times a year for intouch. Click here

May 2012:
Hills granted £500,000 of Landfill Community Fund money to the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s to celebrate the charity’s 50th birthday. Click here

May 2012:
We went all out to celebrate international compost week. Click here

March 2012:
We won the Wiltshire Life award for environmental excellence in partnership with Swindon Town FC for work at County Ground to help the club increase recycling and reduce waste sent to landfill. Click here

January 2012:
We have joined the Well Driven? scheme which is run by the Freight Transport Association and gives the public a chance to comment on our drivers’ behaviour by calling the number on the back of our vehicles. >Good Driving Charter.

August 2011:
We reached the million tonne milestone with Wiltshire Council because we diverted that much waste from landfill since our contract began in 1996. Click here

January 2011:
We achieved all three certifications: ISO 9001; ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 which is quite impressive for a small company! Click here

November 2010:
Hills and its partner Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd won the national Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) award for environmental excellence. Click here