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.

Encirc and SCA Hygiene Products go carbon positive with tree planting

Glass manufacturer and bottler, Encirc, has partnered with SCA Hygiene Products to plant 120 new trees on its grounds in Elton, Cheshire. The saplings have been planted as part of a sustainability initiative to offset carbon created by delivering paper towel products to Encirc’s North West facility.

Resource Association elects new leadership team

The Resource Association has elected a new chair and vice-chair. Robbie Warden of UPM was elected as chair, with Eric Randall of Bryson Recycling elected to serve as vice-chair for the forthcoming year.

Cory Riverside Energy adds to leadership team

Cory Riverside Energy has made changes to its leadership team. According to the group, the appointments come as it looks to build on the rationalisation completed in 2016 and the completion earlier this year of its £520m debt-refinancing package.

Viridor Refuse Rocket team aims for Red Bull Soapbox glory

When Viridor’s Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) team takes to the track at London’s Alexandra Palace in its Refuse Rocket at the Red Bull Soapbox race on 9 July, it will be to the rousing notes of My Old Man’s A Dustman.

ISS signs up to Courtauld Commitment 2025

Catering services provider, ISS Facility Services UK has signed up to the Courtauld Commitment, the 10-year voluntary agreement that brings together organisations across the food system – from producer to consumer – to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable, from the farm ...

Visionscape Group opts for Egbert Taylor

UK-based bin manufacturer and waste solutions provider, Egbert Taylor Group, has received the first global order under a framework agreement with Visionscape Group, the global environmental utility group.

Aldersgate Group unveils environmental manifesto

The Aldersgate Group has published a manifesto report, 'A healthy environment, a competitive economy', setting out policy priorities for the new government. The report aims to highlight the growing importance of the low carbon economy to the UK’s competitiveness and urges the new government to put ...

Bakers Waste donate refuse truck to Stephenson College

Leicestershire-based waste management company, Bakers Waste, has donated a fully functional refuse truck to the students at Stephenson College in Coalville with the aim of helping them develop skill sets and enhance future job prospects.

JCB machines take a bow in cult film

A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a role in a cult film following what the company says is the biggest product placement project in the company’s history.

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