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.

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.











Smurfit Kappa raises funds for SiMBA through new recycling schemes

Smurfit Kappa and SiMBA are using recycling to raise funds for families that have lost a baby. SiMBA (Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal) is inviting Glasgow businesses, organisations and individuals to bring their unwanted cardboard and paper to a new dedicated recycling skip at Smurfit Kappa’s recycling ...


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