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Bin crew’s treat makes George’s day

Bin crew’s treat makes George’s day

A CARING waste crew has made a little boy’s day after swinging by to give him his very own toy bin truck. Young George Wallace loves watching the refuse collectors from the window of his home and makes a point of giving them a cheery wave as they go about their tasks. Now, the City...

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Hillhead postpones until 21–23 June 2022

Hillhead postpones until 21–23 June 2022

FOLLOWING a review of the Government roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions announced on 22 February, The QMJ Group has made the decision to postpone Hillhead by 12 months. Hillhead event director Richard Bradbury explained: ‘Under these guidelines, it is clear that the show will not be able to operate legally in June this year.  ‘Our...

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McHale Plant Sales shares indications of recovering economy

McHale Plant Sales shares indications of recovering economy

SIGNS that the industry may be returning to something akin to normal, albeit tentatively, can be seen in a number of significant new deals that have been recorded in recent times. From McHale Plant Sales comes confirmation that Roadbridge, long a Komatsu owner, has moved to increase their already extensive fleet with the purchase of...

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CARS and MRE postponed until 15 – 16 September 2021

CARS and MRE postponed until 15 – 16 September 2021

THE Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) and Metals Recycling Event (MRE) has been postponed until 15 – 16 September 2021 at Stoneleigh Park, West Midlands. The event, which was planned for 18-19 November 2020, was originally scheduled to take place on 3 – 4 June 2020 but was rescheduled as a result of the coronavirus...

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RWM postponed until 2021

RWM postponed until 2021

THE waste and recycling sector’s biggest annual event, RWM, will not be taking place in 2020. ROAR B2B, the new owners of the show (working in partnership with CIWM) made the announcement earlier today. RWM 2020 was due to run 3 and 4 November after having been postponed from September. The next RWM event will...

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Reconomy say thanks to NHS with summer campaign

Reconomy say thanks to NHS with summer campaign

RECONOMY, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste and resource management services, is giving back to the NHS by supporting The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SaTH). As part of their ‘say thanks this summer’ campaign, Reconomy will donate £5 for every new skip or container order placed by customers in July. The plan is...

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Workers rejoice as PM relaxes social distancing rules

Workers rejoice as PM relaxes social distancing rules

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has announced today (23 June) that from 4 July, England will enter a new phase in lockdown. Under the new, more relaxed restrictions called ‘one meter plus’, the public are advised to remain two meters apart wherever possible but will be allowed to be as close as one meter if using...

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Veka Recycling fleet in full flow once more

Veka Recycling fleet in full flow once more

VEKA Recycling Ltd, the Wellingborough-based specialist recycler of PVC-U windows, has reported that its fleet of collection vehicles is once again travelling the highways of England, Wales and more recently Scotland as the industry’s window and door installers open their factory gates again after lockdown. VEKA Recycling’s articulated, demountable forklift-equipped vehicles, together with 10-tonne box...

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RWM 2020 postponed to November

RWM 2020 postponed to November

ROAR B2B, the organisers of RWM, the UK’s leading recycling, resource and waste management event, have taken the decision to reschedule the event to 3 – 4 November 2020. The move follows close monitoring of government guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic along with feedback from stakeholders and customers. The decision has not been taken lightly...

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Triple accreditation for two Bunting manufacturing sites

Triple accreditation for two Bunting manufacturing sites

THE coronavirus pandemic and the necessity of social distancing have forced many companies to think creatively about how they conduct business. With Bunting due for audits for a 3-year re-accredited certification for Quality (ISO9001), Environment (ISO14001) and Health & Safety (ISO45001) at their Berkhamsted plant and recertification for Quality and new certification for Environment and...

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