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NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

In support of the commitment to its local communities, The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has announced an annual pledge of £21,000 to help fund private, community-led charities. To empower local charities to sustain their vital community-based activities, NWH launched its community fund in 2016 and donated £168,000 to...

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Conference programme brings experts together to share industry knowledge on essential topics

Conference programme brings experts together to share industry knowledge on essential topics

Keeping you in the knowIf you are responsible for the safe and compliant management of an HGV fleet, the Road Transport Expo (RTX) Knowledge Zone conference is a must-attend event. Taking place across all three days of the free-to-attend summer tradeshow, the Knowledge Zone will bring together road transport experts to explore essential topics such...

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Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

A new workplace recycling law will be implemented throughout Wales starting this weekend. Effective Saturday, 6th April, all businesses, charities and public sector organisations will be required to segregate their waste for recycling. The new system will mirror the segregated recycling system already in place in many households across Wales. The Welsh Government has introduced...

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EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

Located in Checkbar on the outskirts of Aberdeen, EIS Waste Services recently secured a three-year contract worth £300,000 with Port of Aberdeen, the oldest existing business in Britain. As part of the contract, EIS will provide comprehensive waste management and recycling services across Port of Aberdeen’s estate, including visiting vessels and office facilities. The port...

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AUSA and Warwick Ward join forces

AUSA and Warwick Ward join forces

AUSA, a manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with Warwick Ward, one of the largest suppliers of earthmoving and waste recycling equipment and spare parts in Europe. This agreement will focus on distributing AUSA’s dumpers, rough terrain forklifts, and compact telehandlers across the North East, Yorkshire, and South East regions of...

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DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

New research has revealed that despite 69% of Brits believing that Easter eggs come in excessive packaging, they plan to purchase over 156 million of these seasonal chocolate treats this year. The poll, commissioned by DS Smith, found that almost half (47%) of the population intends to buy three or more chocolate eggs this Easter....

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Not just a man’s world – the transformation in the machinery sector

Not just a man’s world – the transformation in the machinery sector

The world of mechanical engineering, industry, construction and workshops has long been considered a male-dominated field. This is because it is believed that women are not interested in technology and machinery. However, this view is outdated. In fact, there are four women in key roles at the industrial auction house Surplex who prove that women...

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MD shares her inspiration, motivation and aspirations for the construction industry  

MD shares her inspiration, motivation and aspirations for the construction industry  

By Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity Women in Construction Week runs from 3rd to 9th March and provides an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of women in the industry. Currently, women make up 15.8% of the construction workforce, which is the highest proportion since official records began. Ruth Devine is the Managing Director of...

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Vegware hits composting landmark with its waste collections

Vegware hits composting landmark with its waste collections

Scottish packaging company Vegware has hit a new milestone with its waste collections. Close the Loop, the brand’s trade waste collections for central belt Scotland, composted 10,000 binloads of used Vegware packaging and food waste in 2023. The service collects used Vegware packaging and food waste from over 50 sites, including Glasgow Science Centre, Fife...