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HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

Waste removal expert HIPPO proudly announces its sponsorship of New Zealand superbike racer Shane Richardson, 28, for the 2024 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as he races for HIPPO Suzuki, run by Astro JJR.The sponsorship marks HIPPO’s first venture into the adrenaline-fuelled world of motorsports, as well as Shane’s first major superbike sponsor. However, it was his trade background, crafting bespoke kitchens and cabinetry, which he still does part-time, that confirmed that this was the right sponsorship for HIPPO.As one of the UK’s leading rubbish clearance providers, HIPPO is mainly known for its famous HIPPOBAGs and already has a strong trade...

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HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

Waste removal expert HIPPO proudly announces its sponsorship of New Zealand superbike racer Shane Richardson, 28, for the 2024 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as he races for HIPPO Suzuki, run by Astro JJR.The sponsorship marks HIPPO’s first venture into the adrenaline-fuelled world of motorsports, as well as Shane’s first major superbike sponsor. However, it was his trade background, crafting bespoke kitchens and cabinetry, which he still does part-time, that confirmed that this was the right sponsorship for HIPPO.As one of the UK’s leading rubbish clearance providers, HIPPO is mainly known for its famous HIPPOBAGs and already has a strong trade...

CDE FreeFlow webinar offers unique Hillhead preview

CDE FreeFlow webinar offers unique Hillhead preview

As material producers in the UK’s quarrying, construction, and recycling industries prepare for Hillhead 2024, the wet processing experts at CDE Group have announced plans for a special webinar. The webinar will offer a virtual tour of its FreeFlowTM mobile wash plant, which will be on display at the show in June. The tour will provide a comprehensive 360-degree view of the plant, allowing attendees to better understand its features and capabilities. During the webinar, which takes place on Thursday, 2nd May at 10am, CDE’s technical experts Fergal Campbell, Business Development Manager, and William Melanophy, Head of Business Development UK...

UK packaging firm DS Smith agrees £5.8bn takeover by US group

UK packaging firm DS Smith agrees £5.8bn takeover by US group

UK-based packaging company DS Smith has agreed to a £5.8 billion takeover by US rival International Paper. As per the deal, International Paper will own 66.3% of the combined group, while DS Smith will own the remaining 33.7%. It comes after International Paper muscled in on a £5.1 billion deal between DS Smith and London-listed rival Mondi, which was agreed in principle in March. The US firm will also seek a secondary listing of its shares on the London Stock Exchange after the takeover is completed. However, the acquisition will result in job cuts and around 400 roles have already...

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HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

Waste removal expert HIPPO proudly announces its sponsorship of New Zealand superbike racer Shane Richardson, 28, for the 2024 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as he races for HIPPO Suzuki, run by Astro JJR. The sponsorship marks HIPPO’s first venture into the adrenaline-fuelled world of motorsports, as well as Shane’s first major superbike sponsor. However, it was his trade background, crafting bespoke kitchens and cabinetry, which he still does part-time, that confirmed that this was the right sponsorship for HIPPO. As one of the UK’s leading rubbish clearance providers, HIPPO is mainly known for its famous HIPPOBAGs and already has a...

Somerset Council could pay extra to SUEZ after losses

Somerset Council could pay extra to SUEZ after losses

Somerset Council is considering negotiating additional payments with its waste contractor, SUEZ, despite already paying £24 million per year. However, the contractor has reportedly recorded significant annual losses and is seeking more money from the council through a number of contractual claims, which are currently under dispute. The council is concerned that without an increase in payments, SUEZ may exit the contract, which would leave the county without a waste collection service. At the council’s Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday, May 8, it has been recommended to give the council’s Chief Executive a mandate to negotiate with SUEZ to broker a deal...

UK Government delays bottle recycling scheme to 2027

UK Government delays bottle recycling scheme to 2027

The Government has postponed the launch of its bottle recycling scheme once again until 2027. The scheme, which involves paying small cash amounts for plastic bottles or used cans, was first proposed in 2018. Environmental minister Robbie Moore has admitted that the initial target date of October 2025 was too ambitious. The delay is due to disagreements between the UK regional administrations and the need for additional time to roll out the schemes efficiently and effectively across the UK. The devolved administrations have agreed to the new launch date of October 2027. However, the Scottish administration has insisted on adding...

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