Henry Orchard and Sons is commited to meeting environmental standards within the metal reclamation industry, and this commitment drives every area of our business. The company continues to advance methods in which scrap metal and other waste products can be re-used and recycled. This minimises waste products going to landfill and lessens the impact on the environment.
We were asked to help scrap a DC-10 aeroplane, which used to belong to the Dutch Air Force. The plane, which made its last flight into Newquay Airport, had been decommissioned following its service. Before we went on site, all … Continue reading
By Sarah Coles - 6 June 2014 An explosion in the number of basement extensions in London has left a bizarre legacy: according to property experts there could be up to 1,000 JCBs buried underground. Apparently, after the diggers have finished … Continue reading
A metal recycler from St Austell has found what could be a Faberge Egg. The battered looking object was spotted by a member of staff at Henry Orchard and Sons whilst hand sorting smaller items. If the Egg … Continue reading
A well known feline friend who set up home at one of Cornwall’s leading sustainable businesses has gone to the great scrap yard in the sky. Woolly the cat, who lived at St Austell-based scrap metal dealers Henry Orchard and … Continue reading
Henry Orchard and Sons scooped the Green Achievement Award at the recent Western Morning News Business Awards. The judges were impressed with our ISO 14001 status, which was a first for the sector in the UK and our commitment to … Continue reading
Henry Orchard and Sons have provided Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service with a facility that simulates a real life road traffic incident. John Castleden, Watch Manager for the service said; “The training facility provided by Henry Orchard is outstanding. “It … Continue reading
The fight against the £1bn black market in scrap metal was high on the agenda as St Austell and Newquay MP, Stephen Gilbert, met with an award-winning business. Mr Gilbert visited St Austell-based scrap metal dealer, Henry Orchard and Sons, … Continue reading
An award-winning scrap metal dealer in St Austell has added to its green credentials by installing 36 9kWh solar panels at its site. Henry Orchard and Sons, which is a near neighbour of the Eden Project, has added the photovoltaic … Continue reading
A scrap metal dealer from St Austell has been recognised for its environmental credentials and commitment to cut crime. Henry Orchard and Son – St Austell has been awarded the Big Tick award by Business in the Community (BITC) in … Continue reading
A new superhero is being launched to help schoolchildren across Cornwall learn about environmental and sustainability issues. Orbis, the Waste Apprentice, has been created by award-winning St Austell-based scrap processing merchant, Henry Orchard and Sons. Once a term Henry Orchard … Continue reading
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