Birdon’s services include end-of-life disposals, from items as small as hand grenade pins, to 4,000-ton naval frigates. We have a solid track record in secure destruction, recycling and scuttling of private, military and government assets across the globe. Birdon manages and undertakes the complete disposal service including salvage, transport, processing, and recycling all grades of metals, plastics, and other non-metallic items including hazardous material disposal.

The US Navy is one of our key clients in this sector. In 2021 Birdon was awarded the contract for Scrap Metal and Waste Removal Operations on the Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia. Under this 5 year contract, we are responsible for recycling materials such as metal, copper, and aluminum, and disposal of other materials such as plastics and tires, in accordance with international regulations and standards.

As a ship designer and builder, provider of in-service support, and disposal specialist, we deliver full cradle to grave capacity. This includes the provision of advice and strategies for retirement and recycling of assets coming to the end of their life. 

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