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About Ansa Environmental Services

Ansa Environmental Services Ltd is an award-winning company based in Middlewich, Cheshire which specialises in sustainable and creative environmental services including:

Ansa also actively promotes the 'refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle' agenda within Cheshire East.

Message from the Managing Director Kevin Melling

Kevin Melling“Our vision is to be the first choice for sustainable environmental solutions. We aim to cut the long-term environmental impact of the services we deliver whilst continuously increasing customer satisfaction.

Our vision and values define the way we should act as individuals and as a company. They are a standard to refer to when in doubt. It is our ambition that every single Ansa employee knows, but also understands and acts according to our Vision and Values. Our values are not just words on paper, they are an inherent part of Ansa's culture, and will be vital for our future success.

We are committed to delivering the highest level of service to our customers and employees.”

Ansa workforce

Ansa is a Cheshire East Council company created in 2014

Our purpose

To build on our public sector heritage and provide tailored, local solutions that enhance the environment in a sustainable way.

To be the first choice for sustainable environmental solutions.


  • We value all our employees and invest in their potential
  • We put our customers at the centre of everything we do
  • We are open and honest
  • We do what we say we'll do

“The Ansa Ace award was created by our employees, for our employees. It recognises the exceptional achievements of our team from saving lives to going above and beyond in their role to strive for workplace excellence. We're proud of all our team here at Ansa.”


  • We take pride in what we do
  • We strive to improve the local environment in a sustainable way and to minimise any adverse impact
  • We work safely, taking care of our employees, customers and the environment

“We've achieved the internationally recognised Quality Standard ISO 45001 for our management systems across all the areas of our business. We are proud to say we are first in the council to achieve this.”


  • We are flexible and look for innovative ways to do things better
  • We develop tools and systems that reduce costs without compromising on quality

“We strive for innovation here at Ansa to deliver cleaner, greener, more efficient services for our residents and our employees. By investing in green technology to include electric and CNG run vehicles allows us to take one step closer to a sustainable future.”

Ansa Environment Services story

  • Established 2014.
  • Achieved Quality Standards across all the areas in the business- ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 1800.
  • Steadily reduced landfill, recording levels of around 5% and on track to reduce further.
  • Entered into a joint venture, Alliance Environmental Services (AES), with High Peak Borough Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, reducing costs to Cheshire East Council by sharing management resources.
  • 2017/18 moved to a state-of-the-art purpose built Environmental Hub to deliver sustainable waste and recycling for Cheshire East.

Ansa Environment Services corporate responsibility

  • Contributed approx. £125K to local hospices through Christmas Tree projects.
  • Donated over £5000 to charities.
  • Provide work experience for local people.
  • Committed to the Middlewich Pledge.

Interested in what happens to your waste and recycling after it is collected by us? Then watch our full behind-the-scenes video of our waste and recycling processes here at the Envirohub!

Behind the scenes at Ansa Environmental Services (PDF, 89KB)

A look inside our waste transfer station transcript (PDF, 182 KB)

Take a look behind the scenes to see how our world class air filtration system works and the quality of technology we utilise here at Ansa.

Transcript for the Camfil presentation (PDF, 173KB)

Ansa's awards

Ansa have achieved a large number of awards and recognition for our work. Find out more here.

Ansa's key projects

You can read about some of our recent, key projects here.

Ansa's clients

You can see a selection of our commercial and municipal clients here.

Latest news at Ansa

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Working at Ansa

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Ansa pay gap reports

Publication schemes

Anti fraud and corruption

Contracts and procurement

Ansa ISO Certificates

Ansa pay policies

Ansa health and safety 

Ansa financial summary statement

Ansa fleet management and replacement strategy

Board agendas and minutes

Ansa business plans