Waste management company, The Oran Group, and Terra Eco Systems, the specialist recycling division of Thames Water, have joined forces to create OTW Services Limited.

According to a statement, the joint venture will enable both companies to combine their experience and expertise in the water and waste industry to provide services to business organisations throughout the UK and Ireland.

The work OTW Services Limited will undertake includes skip management, intersite tankering and biosolid recycling.

Based in Grangemouth, OTW Services will provide employment for up to 30 people, with a number of contracts in the pipeline which are set to create further job opportunities.

The Oran Group and Terra Eco Systems, which recycles 1.8 million tonnes of organic material throughout the UK, have a number of service contracts throughout the UK & Ireland, working within a range of industry sectors, including government, local authorities, pharmaceutical, food and drink, and utility groups.