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.

Suffolk re-use shop hits the jackpot

Staff at the new re-use shop at Foxhall Recycling Centre near Ipswich in Suffolk are betting they’ll hit the jackpot after an unusual item was donated for them to sell.

Shanks appoints Colin Matthews CBE as non-executive chairman

Following Adrian Auer’s decision to step down as chairman, Shanks Group has appointed Colin Matthews CBE as non-executive chairman. Matthews? will join the board with immediate effect and will succeed Auer as chairman with effect from 1 April 2016.

BBC tackles issue of people sheltering in bins

The Victoria Derbyshire Show, which is simultaneously broadcast on BBC 2, BBC Online and the BBC News Channel every weekday from 9.15am–11.00am, is broadcasting a feature on the issue of people sheltering in bins tomorrow (Tuesday, 1 March).

Ray Burberry retires from WAMITAB

The Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board (WAMITAB) has announced the retirement of Ray Burberry effective 31 March 2016. His decision to retire brings to a close a career of over 20 years’ continuous service to WAMITAB and the industry.

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