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About ISM Waste & Recycling

Our Story

Waste Management, Recycling & Skip Hire Experts Since 1965

In the last fifty years, we have grown through the years from a small local scrap metal business into a large regional waste management company providing waste disposal and recycling services to businesses throughout Greater Manchester and Lancashire. We are committed to providing the best quality and most environmentally friendly waste management services for all business sectors.

Our state-of-the-art recycling facilities ensure that we can deal with all kinds of waste while also achieving excellent recycling rates for our customers waste of over 90%. We have built our reputation on exceptional levels of service and professionalism, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the waste management industry.

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Industry-Leading Waste Management Services

At ISM, we specialise in waste management services for commercial, industrial and municipal waste streams for all business sectors and industries. Our comprehensive waste management services ensure that all of our clients receive a hassle-free total waste management solution. We manage all aspects of your waste disposal, including waste collection, disposal, treatment, incineration and most importantly, recycling.

With over 50 years of experience in waste management, our knowledge, expertise and unmatched dedication have enabled us to develop into one of the largest and most reliable waste management companies in the North West of England.

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Our Core Values

Our business is built on fundamental principles to ensure we provide the best possible and most environmentally friendly experience for all of our customers. We believe in building a solid relationship with customers through excellent service standards, ease of communication and transparency.

We are driven to provide SME's with high-quality essential waste management services at affordable prices. ISM Waste & Recycling has grown from a small family business into a regional waste management provider offering services throughout the North West, including Greater Manchester and Lancashire.


We are committed to providing a professional service for all of our customers.


Recycling and environmental protection are at the forefront of our businesses.


We believe in building trust with our partners and clients through high standards.


We understand the need for reliable service, and we are committed to guaranteeing that.

Customer Focused & Professional

We provide a can do, flexible bespoke approach to your waste and recycling requirements with excellent customer satisfaction. This is paramount in building long term relationships with our customers and delivering the best possible waste disposal and recycling services throughout the North-West including Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

Attention to detail is essential for ensuring a "right first time" ethos. Our team of expert waste management professionals always provide an on-site waste audit to identify exactly which of our services will work best for you and how we can reduce your waste disposal costs. To maintain a high standard of service, alongside our state-of-the-art equipment, we continue to invest in our staff, training, and well-being.

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Established in 1965 as a small family run business. ISM has provided waste management service for over 50 years.


Meet the Directors

Our directors are part of our team and are always on hand to offer help and advice to both customers and staff.


Meet the Staff

Our staff are highly trained waste management professionals that take pride in providing excellent services.

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