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Member of the Week, Burke Bros Moving Group, Receive International Award for Environmental Sustainability

Antonio Tremols Executive Director PAIMA Gary Burke Managing Director Burke Bros Moving Group and Chris Burke Company Director Burke Bros Moving GroupBlack Country Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Burke Bros Moving Group as Member of the Week after they were recently awarded the Juan Peralta Ecology Award by the Pan American International Movers Association (PAIMA).

The Wolverhampton based removals company fought off competition from around the world to achieve the award for their sustained commitment to environmental responsibility and ecological awareness, making this the second time that the company have received this internationally recognised award, after having also being awarded it in 2006. Having maintained a record of recycling 100% of reusable materials without any waste going to landfill, the moving company have implemented a waste management system, working in collaboration with ACM Environmental PLC to ensure the procedure is environmentally and legally compliant.

Formed in 1982, Burke Bros Moving Group are no strangers to receiving a multitude of accolades, not only for their commitment to environmental sustainability, but also for the high quality of services they deliver. In 2013, they were awarded the Service Provider of the Year Award at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards.

As a business, Burke Bros Moving Group offer professional removal and shipping services to domestic and corporate clients, whether they are moving around the corner, to another part of the country or even relocating overseas. In addition, they provide containerised, self-access and archive storage for long term and short term storage. Furthermore, over the last 18 months the company have invested over £1 million in new vehicles, highlighting their commitment to business growth and development moving forwards.

Gary Burke, Managing Director at Burke Bros Moving Group, commented: “We’re incredibly pleased that our work has been recognised through this award. It was a real pleasure to receive congratulations from all corners of the world at the PAIMA conference. We take our commitment to environmental issues seriously and work to set the benchmark for competitors in the sector. Importantly, the waste management processes we have implemented are sustainable for the future.

“Being a member of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce helps to ensure that our business is connected to the local area, which is something that we as an organisation deem to be of signficant importance. In particular, the information we have received regarding grants and funding opportunities have helped us to realise our ambitions for growth.”

Black Country Chamber of Commerce wants to support businesses to grow and succeed, and Member of the Week is an initiative to celebrate the great work that our members are doing and to highlight the success stories in the local area. The Black Country is the Industrial Heart of the UK with many high quality and niche businesses working together to develop further to be market leaders.

If you would like more information about Black Country Chamber of Commerce membership, please contact us on 0330 024 0820 or visit For more information about Burke Bros Moving Group please visit  

Image from left to right: Antonio Tremols, Executive Director PAIMA; Gary Burke, Managing Director Burke Bros Moving Group and Chris Burke, Company Director, Burke Bros Moving Group

Last modified on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 09:02

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