EMS actively promoting women in the workplace

Gender equality is unfortunately still a working progress in most, if not all, countries in the world. Since time immemorial, women have fought to have similar opportunities as men, especially in the workplace. There is lots of progress as far as the matter is involved and that is why it is important to count all wins no matter how small.

Here at EMS we believe that any industry should be open to any gender and our waste management company has made a move in the right direction by actively promoting women in the company.

The waste and recycling industry is predominantly dominated by men. There can sometimes be a lot of heavy lifting involved in the job as well as regular contact with waste materials and this is probably why most companies have preferred to hire men. Women have, however, proved themselves worthy of similar positions, and we pride ourselves on providing them with equal opportunities. EMS have recently employed three female truck drivers and will be promoting other female employees. Gender really shouldn’t play a part in this day and age.

Services provided by EMS

Waste management

EMS provides waste management of green waste, scrap metal and commercial waste, waste recycling and asbestos collection.

Once the waste is collected, it is sorted, recycled and safely disposed of. Active waste is separated from the stones, metals, wood, soil, glass and plastic.


EMS recycles for both commercial and domestic customers. We use state of the art technology that ensures any useful waste material is recycled and recovered. Using high powered magnets to sort through the waste. Currently, we are able to recycle over 90% of all the domestic and commercial waste which is later converted to high-quality products.

Asbestos Removal

Asbestos is extremely hazardous and can cause cancer and breathing problems. Its fibres remain suspended in the air for a long time, and it is therefore important to get professionals, specially trained to handle and remove them.

EMS is doing a great job at being more inclusive and giving women in the industry opportunities to advance their careers. We hope that our company will be the first of many to absorb more women into the industry and change peoples mind set.

For more information about our services or work opportunities with EMS give us a call.