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.


Special advisors join European Clothing Action Plan

The European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), the EU-Life funded project that aims to drive sustainability throughout the entire lifecycle of clothing, welcomes eight special advisors who join a dedicated ECAP advisory group to work with the sector across the EU.






AMCS Group reports record year

AMCS Group, a supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste, recycling and resource recovery industry, has announced record sales of its suite of industry specific software. This growth is also reported to have led to the expansion of AMCS’s executive team with the arrival of ...



PHS Wastekit appoints new MD

PHS Wastekit, the UK-based specialist in waste balers, compactors and shredders, has appointed Joe Roberts to head up its senior management team.



Johnson Controls seals partnership with Aqua Metals

Automotive battery manufacturer, Johnson Controls has finalised an agreement covering North America, China and Europe for a cutting-edge electrochemical battery recycling technology supplied by Aqua Metals, a company with an environmentally friendly process for recovering lead from old batteries.



ReFood becomes a member of Manchester Food Board

Food waste recycler, ReFood, has joined the Manchester Food Board in order to help promote better waste management in the city and encourage businesses to divert waste away from landfill. The partnership follows the opening of ReFood’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Widnes in Summer 2014, a ...



John Woodruff joins Ricardo Energy and Environment

Ricardo Energy and Environment, a specialist in the fields of waste management and resource efficiency, has strengthened its team with the appointment of John Woodruff who will take on a new senior role within the practice, focusing on local authority options appraisal, benchmarking and procurement.



Martin Brain joins Warwick Ward Machinery

Warwick Ward Machinery has appointed Martin Brain as area sales executive in its Midlands sales force where his role will be to identify new sales opportunities for the CASE construction Equipment range of products, as well as working with existing customers.



Ecosurety joins Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan

Ecosurety is the latest organisation to sign up to the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP), an industry-led strategy to bring together the entire plastic packaging value chain, plus national and local policy makers, to take action to increase recycling.


Pirtek makes a date with charity

Pirtek UK, the fluid transfer solutions provider, has channelled the “Calendar Girls” to create a unique 2017 calendar while raising £10,000 for the Prostate Cancer UK charity.



RPC bpi joins Plastics Economy Initiative

RPC bpi recycled products has joined the New Plastics Economy, a three-year initiative involving organisations across the plastics supply chain aimed at developing a global and co-ordinated system for plastics packaging in line with circular economy principles.




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