People

Whether it’s a waste management specialist working with a local authority or social enterprise, or a new employee who has joined a company or someone who has been promoted, Recycling & Waste World’s ‘people’ section aims to keep our readers in touch with people oriented matters within the industry.

Goplasticpallets.com team take on Tour de France challenge for charity

Dan Starnes and Denzil Davies of Eastbourne-based Goplasticpallets.com, a UK independent supplier of plastic pallets and containers, will embark on the biggest physical challenge of their lives when they cycle 910km through stages 8 to 12 of the Tour de France as part of the Tour de Force five ...


CIWM collects EU LIFE Best Award for edoc project

Tina Benfield, CIWM’s senior technical advisor, attended an EU Green Week ceremony in Brussels to pick up a Best LIFE Environment award on behalf of the edoc project, one of 25 projects chosen as winners in the three strands of the LIFE programme – Nature, Environment, and Information & ...






Kevin Gardiner joins Tudor Griffiths

Environmental specialist, Kevin Gardiner has joined Tudor Griffiths Group in Ellesmere where he will oversee the company’s environmental division.





Repair cafés' popularity on the increase, says report

A new report has identified that repair cafés around the globe – places where members of the public can find help to fix broken products rather than throw them away – are rapidly growing, with over 41% of cafés surveyed established for one year or less.




Take the 'Fact or flush' quiz

With around £15 million spent every year in the UK clearing fat, oil and grease blockages from sewers, the public have a lot to answer to when it comes to their drainage behaviour, according to drainage specialist Lanes Group.



JCB donates 3CX backhoe loader to help quake-hit Ecuador

JCB has donated a 3CX backhoe loader worth $100,000 to help rescue and clear-up operations in Ecuador which was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake earlier this month, resulting in the deaths of at least 570 people and injuries to over 7,000 people.






MP places his Betts on glass recycling

Clive Betts, chair of the House of Commons communities and local government committee and MP for Sheffield South East, recently visited Viridor's Sheffield glass recycling facility.


Bell Waste Control hits anniversary gold

Bell Waste Control, a Scunthorpe-based waste management company which offers bespoke solutions and zero landfill waste management across North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.




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