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.

Power industry apprenticeship sets Mitch up for bright career

As chancellor George Osborne used his Autumn statement to announce a new apprenticeship levy to fund three million future apprenticeships, one Windsor teenager says he knows only too well the value of joining a training scheme instead of heading to university.

Totus wins business award

Waste derived fuel and hazardous waste exporter Totus Environmental has won a bronze award at the North East Cheshire Business Awards (NECBA).

Wastecycle and British Gypsum win gong at Green Apple awards

Wastecycle, the East Midland-based resource management and recycling company, has been awarded a bronze environmental best practice award at this year’s Green Apple Awards following the success of its plasterboard recycling scheme with British Gypsum.

VWS MD wins gong at CIWM 2015 Awards

Julian Glasspole, MD of Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) and chairman of the Applied Weighing (AW) family of companies, has been awarded the title of Industry Leader of the Year 2015 by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM).

Grundon gives helping hand to junior rugby club

While England and the other home nations suffered the Rugby World Cup blues this year, young players at Cheltenham North Rugby Football Club are celebrating after gaining a pitch of their own for the first time.

Bin men have a hunch on Munch

Westminster Council refuse team from environmental services company Veolia have gone from waste to words as the authors of a children’s book about recycling.

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