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Woman behind food sharing app wins entrepreneurial award

Woman behind food sharing app wins entrepreneurial award

Tessa Clarke, the co-founder of a food sharing app, has recently won the Bold Woman award from Veuve Clicquot in recognition of her exceptional entrepreneurial skills. She is the 51st woman to receive this prestigious award and was praised for her inspirational work in co-creating Olio, a platform that has helped over seven million people...

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North East waste management specialists recognised for ‘Recycling Facility Of The Year’ at National Recycling Awards

North East waste management specialists recognised for ‘Recycling Facility Of The Year’ at National Recycling Awards

WASTE management specialists, J&B Recycling, have won the ‘Recycling Facility of the Year’ at the National Recycling Awards for their ‘Windermere’ Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Hartlepool, recognising exemplary operation through innovation and improved management. The MRW National Recycling Awards, which were held on Tuesday 6th December at Westminster Park Plaza, London, are the most...

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NWH awards lifetime achievement accolade to company legend

NWH awards lifetime achievement accolade to company legend

ON behalf of the Edinburgh-based recycling company, The NWH Group, Des Clarke, the Scottish comedian and broadcaster, has presented a lifetime achievement award to David “whacker” Williams (75) from Dunbar. Williams, who co-founded The NWH Group back in 1967, remains with the business as a garage hand at the company’s Mayfield site. On presenting the...

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Jacqueline O’Donovan honoured with lifetime achievement award

Jacqueline O’Donovan honoured with lifetime achievement award

JACQUELINE O’DONOVAN, managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, has received the lifetime achievement award from the Worshipful Company of Carmen. This esteemed award was founded in 2011 to recognise and honour the outstanding service, dedication, diligence and leadership given to the transport industry in the UK by exceptional individuals over an extended period of two...

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Metal recycling specialist awarded FORS Gold accreditation for fleet safety and emissions

Metal recycling specialist awarded FORS Gold accreditation for fleet safety and emissions

MIDLANDS-BASED metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has been awarded FORS Gold accreditation for its fleet safety, driver training and overall transport operations. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for transport businesses which aims to raise the level of quality in operations. It recognises teams who are achieving exemplary...

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EMR receives Green Apple Award for Warrington community recycling project

EMR receives Green Apple Award for Warrington community recycling project

A COMMUNITY recycling initiative in Warrington, led by Golden Square Shopping Centre and world-leading recycler EMR, has been recognised by the prestigious Green Apple Awards. Launched in 1994, the Green Apple Awards recognise companies, organisations, and governments globally, which demonstrate environmental best practice and commitment to having a positive environmental impact. Previous UK winners include...

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VWS FEL bin weighing awarded EU type approval

VWS FEL bin weighing awarded EU type approval

VEHICLE Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS), has achieved EU type approval for its market leading ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system to be fitted to front-end loading (FEL) vehicles and used for Pay by Weight services. Julian Glasspole, Chairman at VWS, said: “This is great news because we can now provide for every aspect of our customers’ weighing needs,...

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CMS SupaTrak Shortlisted for National Technology Award

CMS SupaTrak Shortlisted for National Technology Award

LEADING vehicle telematics company, CMS SupaTrak, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for its work on helping to tackle air pollution. CMS has led the development of a mobile air monitoring device that can be fitted to refuse trucks to enable councils to monitor, and better understand, their local air quality. It is...