DS Smith has appointed John Melia to the role of Managing Director for its UK recycling division. John will replace Mat Prosser, who takes up a new post as Head of Strategic Business Development and Transformation (Europe).Melia brings more than 25 years’ experience in the manufacturing and processing industries, where he has been responsible for leading complex multi-site organisations. Holding director-level positions in commercial, operations and... More
Waste management company Biffa has announced a three-year partnership with UK-based charity WasteAid, which will see the company support WasteAid financially and share its expertise with communities in low-income countries to improve the management of waste.
Glasgow Fort and Buchanan Galleries have given their support to Cup Movement in Glasgow, the first initiative of its kind in Scotland to stop single-use cups from going to landfill or ending up being littered.
Agrivert has announced that it has taken over 12 Operation and Maintenance contracts previously run by Qila Biogas, three months after Agrivert’s successful £120-million sale of its UK operating assets to Severn Trent Green Power (STGP).
Since its inception in 1993, Community RePaint has been working to reuse as much leftover paint as possible, redistributing 5.5 million litres to community organisations and low-income individuals at affordable prices, and providing training opportunities for people out of work up and down the country.
Recycling equipment hire company CRJ Services Ltd and distributor Matpro Machinery Ltd have announced the amalgamation of the two companies into a single brand in a bid to streamline internal processes and meet customers’ demands more effectively.
The HERU (Home Energy Resource Unit), a new domestic waste disposal appliance found to be less impactful in terms of CO2 emissions than more traditional waste collection methods by environmental consultants Ricardo Energy and Environment, has gone out for technical trials this month.
A toothbrush and bottle made from 100 per cent recycled plastic have taken home the Best Recycled Plastic Product Innovation and Sustainability Awards run by the European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO).
TerraCycle offers recycling programmes for all sorts of complex waste streams –and now it has announced Loop, its new ‘waste-free’ online shopping service. Kate Dickinson talks to Tom Szaky, founder and CEO, about addressing the root cause of waste.