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Willshee’s wins South Derbyshire contract

Willshee’s wins South Derbyshire contract

SOUTH Derbyshire District Council has awarded Willshee’s Waste & Recycling a four-year contract which requires the handling of 8,500 tonnes of glass, metals, plastics, paper and card annually as part of their zero waste to landfill commitment.  Willshee’s will handle the recycled materials after they have been collected by the Council’s in-house teams. The contract...

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Willshee’s wins Usleep contract

Willshee’s wins Usleep contract

WILLSHEE’S Waste & Recycling has been appointed by Usleep, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of foam, spring and hybrid mattresses, to provide a total waste management service that guarantees zero waste to landfill. This contract win is contributing to the Burton-based company’s current year on year growth rate of over 20%. David Cunningham, divisional...

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Willshee’s appoints new commercial manager

Willshee’s appoints new commercial manager

BURTON-based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has appointed Simon Lowe as commercial manager following a very successful year and as the company gears up for future growth. Simon has over eight years’ experience of the recycling sector. He has specialist knowledge of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) production and was responsible for securing recovery routes in the...

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Willshee’s appoints new finance director

Willshee’s appoints new finance director

JOHN D’AUBNEY has been appointed as finance director by the Midlands’ leading independent waste and recycling firm, Willshee’s.  John brings over 30 years’ experience to the family run business, which is currently enjoying double digit year-on-year growth as demand for commercial and domestic waste and recycling services continue to increase.  Having worked across numerous B2B...

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Willshee win accolade

Willshee’s named in Top 1000 British League Table – again!

THE London Stock Exchange has named Willshee’s Waste & Recycling in its Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain – for the second year running. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), with companies representing over 40 sectors and spanning every country and region across...

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Willshee's Paul Eames

Willshee driver Paul just keeps on truckin’

WILLSHEE’S Waste & Recycling truck driver Paul Eames has just completed 20 years’ service, whilst celebrating his 65th birthday!  When Paul joined Willshee’s in 1999 it was a much smaller business. He says: “When I started, I did some driving, but I also sorted waste and helped in the depot. In fact, occasionally, we would get a call...

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(L-R) Mark Cosford from Holland & Barrett and Craig Willshee

Holland & Barrett achieves zero waste to landfill

LEADING health and wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett, has achieved zero waste to landfill by working with Burton-based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling. With over 850 shops across the UK, managing Holland & Barrett’s refuse is a major task. It is the responsibility of the environmental health and safety (EHS) team which is led by head...

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Craig Willshee – Willshee’s SHEQ manager with Andrew Wardle – John Pye sales room manager at Marchington

Burton businesses drive benchmark green initiative

JOHN PYE, the UK’s largest auction house network, is working with Burton-based Willshee’s to achieve a leading zero-waste-to-landfill industry standard at its Marchington site. Willshee’s is a leading independent domestic, industrial and commercial waste management company. The family-run company has been providing waste and recycling solutions for 35 years, offering waste management, recycling and skip...

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Craig Dasilva – Willshee’s sales manager with Shabbir – Hobbycraft general manager

Willshee’s to help Hobbycraft get greener

Hobbycraft has appointed Burton-based Willshee’s as their sole waste and recycling partner to achieve zero waste to landfill as part of the company’s commitment to be carbon neutral by 2021. With over 90 stores and more than 24,000 product lines, Hobbycraft’s Burton National Distribution Centre has vast amounts of packaging to deal with, alongside other...

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(L-R) Gary Frost with Dean Willshee MD of Willshee’s

A touch of Frost for Willshee’s

GARY Frost has joined Willshee’s Waste & Recycling in the new role of Operations Manager, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge as the company gears up for growth. Previously with Biffa, Gary is responsible for the operational aspects of all Willshee’s waste and recycling services. His priority is to be at the forefront of...