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.


J&B Recycling creates 30 new jobs

J&B Recycling, which operates from headquarters in Hartlepool and has a neighbouring site in the town as well as a third facility in Middlesbrough, took on 18 new operatives in August and has recruited an additional 12 staff that will start in November.



Resource Futures expands into Scotland

Independent sustainable resource management consultancy, Resource Futures, has opened a new office in Scotland with the appointment of Allan Sandilands. He joins as senior consultant with over 11 years’ experience in the construction, consultancy and non-profit sectors.



Lincoln youngsters reduce lunch box food waste

Over the past year, primary schools from across Lincolnshire have been taking part in a challenge set by at the county council's energy from waste facility to reduce the amount of waste from their lunch box.



Biogen officially opens Merevale AD plant

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) specialist, Biogen has officially opened its seventh food waste recycling plant near Atherstone in Warwickshire. Biogen’s Merevale plant is designed to process 45,000 tonnes of waste food from household and commercial sources each year from which it generates 2MW of green ...




APEAL appoints new president

APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has appointed Stéphane Tondo, chief marketing officer for the packaging and energy segments at ArcelorMittal Europe to take over the role of president starting 1 October.



Burrows-Smith to take over as CEO of REPIC

REPIC CEO Dr Philip Morton has announced he is to retire at the end of the year. He will be succeeded by Mark Burrows-Smith who joins the WEEE producer compliance scheme in October.




Axion Recycling announces death of Simon Wilkinson

It is with great sadness that the management and staff of Axion Recycling announce the death of their principal engineer Simon Wilkinson who passed away aged 41 on August 24, 2016 after a brave battle with cancer.



New Defra minister visits Suffolk EfW plant

Defra minister, Therese Coffey visited the Suffolk energy-from-waste facility this week to learn more about how the county’s waste is being used to generate renewable energy.




Old Kent Honey raises money for FoodCycle

Honey harvested from bees at the Southwark Integrated Waste Management facility off Old Kent Road will be used to raise money for FoodCycle, a charity that helps stops food being wasted by tackling food poverty.


Noel Patterson joins Whitham Mills

Waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills, has appointed Noel Patterson as sales director as part of a strategic focus on growing the company’s presence in key European and Middle Eastern Markets.



R&W appoints new director

Chartered civil engineer, Christine Allen has joined R&W, wet waste recycling specialists, as a director.


Veolia makes dream come true for West Bridgford boy

A five-year-old West Bridgford boy with a fascination for recycling bins had his dream to sit in a bin lorry come true recently – and looks set to become one of Nottinghamshire’s youngest recycling champions by helping spread the message to his friends and family about what can and can’t go into ...

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