About Us

Based at the Archerstown Industrial Estate, Thurles, Co. Tipperary The Arlo Group was founded over ten years ago with just one used transit van.  Quickly and skilfully the founders adapted to the needs of their customers and their base now ranges from the largest local authorities to householders.  The group consists of two companies:


AQS Environmental Solutions is one of the largest providers of drainage, industrial and waste management services to the national, commercial and domestic markets in Ireland.  AQS Environmental Solutions HQ is located in Thurles and has depots in Limerick and Cork.  It delivers a range of solutions to clients in the local authority, food processing, mining, retail, construction, pharmaceutical, aviation, power generation, transport and agriculture sectors as well as to private householders.

Acorn Recycling is a waste management company which provides a range of environmentally and cost effective processing, recycling and disposal services for local authorities and private commercial and industrial customers and are dedicated to finding long term cost effective solutions for organic waste management.

In a true turnkey cycle, AQS who collect the waste, then compost this waste via Acorn Recycling, turning full circle all within the umbrella of the Arlo Group.