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.

Competition heats up for waste sector charity event

The waste sector is said to be demonstrating a huge show of support and competitive spirit for the National Refuse Championships, due to take place at 10am on Saturday, 10 June at Weston-super-Mare seafront to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

WasteAid and Arkleton Trust to host seminar in The Gambia

An international seminar on rural resilience and community waste management will be taking place in The Gambia on 25-30 April 2017. Organised jointly by the Arkleton Trust and WasteAid UK, the event will involve communities from The Gambia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Cameroon, ...

Resident reunited with purse

A South Kesteven resident is thanking her lucky stars after her purse, along with its contents, was found among tonnes of recycling waste by an eagle-eyed employee at a materials recycling facility (MRF) in Lincolnshire.

REPIC unveils 'Powering Communities' campaign

As part of its latest ‘Responsible Recycling’ initiative, not-for-profit Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) producer recycling scheme, REPIC is launching a ‘Powering Communities’ campaign. This aims to give community groups, schools and good causes from 10 regions, the chance to each ...

RVS gives secondary school pupils taste of life as a waste operative

Paul Brown, commercial director, Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS), recently spent the day giving ‘live’ refuse vehicle technology demonstrations to pupils at a local secondary school as part of a careers fair focused around science, technology, electronics and maths (STEM) subjects.

Recycle Now and Wastebuster launch search for young recycling champions

Recycle Now and Wastebuster have developed an education campaign that aims to engage the recycling generation of the future. This includes a nationwide home recycling challenge. The campaign sees both organisations join forces to educate children on recycling and to encourage them to take what they ...

Dirty Murph voyages to the Dark Side of the Bin

Eunomia house band Dirty Murph & the Kerbside Sorters have launched their second EP ‘Dark Side of the Bin’ with an interview on Boston Free Radio’s Techno Trash show with US DJ Cole Rosengren.

In memoriam Tom Clarke

Neil Clarke of UK Recycling remembers his father, Tom Clarke, who sadly passed away earlier this month.

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