Eco goes ‘ultra green’ with new £500,000-plus shredder

A Dorset recycling company says it has become ‘ultra green’ after investing more than half a million pounds in an electric wood shredder. Eco Sustainable Solutions’ new Untha shredder is now in full operation at its Parley site, handling up to 65,000 tonnes of waste wood annually. The wood, from household recycling sites in Dorset and Hampshire, is shredded for … Read More

Model donation as Eco helps out popular tourist attraction

Organics recycling company Eco Sustainable Solutions has received a public pat on the back after donating half a tonne of playground chip to a popular Dorset attraction. The Parley-based firm arranged for Wimborne Model Town to receive free supplies of its blend of soft and hardwood log chippings after being contacted by Greg Hoar, General Manager. The playground chip is … Read More

Model donation as Eco helps out popular tourist attraction

Organics recycling company Eco Sustainable Solutions has received a public pat on the back after donating half a tonne of playground chip to a popular Dorset attraction. The Parley-based firm arranged for Wimborne Model Town to receive free supplies of its blend of soft and hardwood log chippings after being contacted by Greg Hoar, General Manager. The playground chip is … Read More

Sunflower trail declared a success

  A colourful arts project which used sunflowers to link Swanage with Durlston Country Park has been declared a great success. Children from St Mark’s primary school, and volunteers from Emmanuel Baptist Church in Swanage, transplanted 750 sunflower seedlings into 150 hessian bags as part of The Arts Development Company’s work with Durlston Country Park. The sunflower bags were placed by the side … Read More

Soil success as Eco donation helps Dragons’ Den winner

Soil turned to success when a community garden project helped by a Dorset company won an innovation competition. Space for Growth was declared the winner of a Dragons’ Den contest organised by Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. Parley-based Eco Sustainable Solutions donated 18 tonnes of its compost enriched topsoil – Eco Super Soil – to the project in the … Read More

‘Trailblazer’ Eco beats The National Trust to win top award

A Dorset company has beaten off competition from one of the UK’s biggest charities to win a top national award. Parley-based Eco Sustainable Solutions was named ‘Pioneer of the Year’ at the British Renewable Energy Awards. The company, which operates one of the UK’s most advanced sites for organics recycling and renewable energy, was shortlisted for the award with The … Read More

Mayor hails Eco site as “very impressive”

One of the UK’s most advanced sites for organics recycling and renewable energy has been hailed as “very impressive”. Christchurch Mayor Cllr Nick Geary was speaking after a tour of Eco Sustainable Solutions’ 34-acre site at Parley. The company, which was founded 24 years ago, annually processes 200,000 tonnes of material at Parley including green waste, waste wood and soils … Read More

All aboard! Restored boat takes pride of place in play area

Youngsters at an East Dorset pre-school are all at sea thanks to the generosity of two companies. Longham Community Pre-School is now the proud owner of a restored boat in its play area. The boat, formerly a washed-up wreck, was donated by Ross Irving of Ferndown-based Cranebrook Developments Limited. In what became a labour of love, the father-of-three completely rebuilt … Read More

Rockery restorers thank Eco for “fantastic support”

Volunteers restoring the South Coast’s longest rockery have thanked a Dorset company for its ‘fantastic’ support. The Friends of Coy Pond in Poole is now well on the way to bringing the 550 ft rockery back to its former state. A dedicated group of volunteers, led by Chairman Mike Smith, is working on the project. They hope to complete the … Read More

Butterfly friendly garden is childs play thanks to Eco

Creating a butterfly and bee friendly garden at a Dorset playgroup is proving to be childs play thanks to the generosity of an organics recycling firm. Parley-based Eco Sustainable Solutions has donated two tonnes of its 10mm Super Soil, a 70/30 mix of soil and compost, to the Chewton Common Playgroup in Highcliffe. It will be used by the group … Read More