About Ansa Environment Services


Ansa Environmental Services Ltd is an award-winning company based in Middlewich, Cheshire which specialises in sustainable and creative environmental services including Waste Management, Parks and Grounds Maintenance, Street Cleansing, Fleet Management Services and Driver Training programmes including CPC and MIDAS. Ansa also actively promotes the 'refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle' agenda within Cheshire East.  

Ansa is a Cheshire East Council company created in 2014. 

"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." 

Our purpose...

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

Our vison...

To be the first choice for sustainable environmental solutions

Our values...


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."

Melanie Henniker, Ansa HR Director


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 ISO45001 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."

Ann-Marie Lindsley, Ansa Waste and Street Cleansing Business Manager

“Here at Ansa we are proud to manage and maintain all the parks and open spaces in Cheshire East. Our commitment to improving our environment has been celebrated through several awards, including the Green Flag Heritage Award and seven Green Flag Awards.  Alongside our core services in Cheshire East, we offer landscaping development, parks and play area management and arboriculture on a commercial basis.” 

Charlie Griffies, Ansa Business Manager Parks & Grounds


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 and 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."

 Jane Thomason, Ansa Deputy MD

Interested in what happens to your waste and recycling after it’s 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, 33KB)

 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, 173 KB)

Our 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 ontrack 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 EastCouncil 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.

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 Middlewich Pledge.


  • Seven Green Flag Awards.
  • Heritage Park Award.
  • Held a RoSPA Gold Award for five years.
  • Awarded the RoSPA Gold Medal 2019.
  • Highly commended by the Municipal Journal for its work with Junior Recycling Officers.
  • Apse recognised for our 'Life with Less Plastic' campaign.
  • National Green Flag Employee of the Year Award.
  • MRQ National Recycling awards finalist 2019.

Our clients

Ansa has over 200 commercial customers receiving the following services:

  • Fleet maintenance
  • Gritting on private land
  • Trade waste
  • Training
  • Commercial sweeping 

Ansa's municipal clients

Local Authorities:

  • Cheshire East Council
  • High Peak
  • Staffordshire Moorlands

Town and Parish Councils:

  • Alsager Town Council
  • Bollington Town Council
  • Congleton Town Council
  • Crewe town Council
  • Disley Parish Council
  • Gawsworth Parish Council
  • Handforth Parish Council
  • Knutsford Town Council
  • Macclesfield Team Parish
  • Macclesfield Town Council
  • Nantwich Town Council
  • Odd Rode Parish Council
  • Poynton Town Council
  • Poynton with Worth Parish Council
  • Sandbach Town Council
  • Willaston Parish Council
  • Wilmslow Town Council
  • Wistaston Parish Council

Latest news

View the latest press releases from Ansa.

Working at Ansa

View the latest vacancies at Ansa

Ansa reports

Anti Fraud and Corruption Policy

Ansa Environmental Services Ltd Financial Statements

Financial Statements for the period ended 31 March 2020

Ansa Contracts Register

Award for excellence 2021 finalists