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Clearpoint Recycling strengthens fibre division with new head of paper

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Harrogate-based, Environment Agency approved recyclable materials exporter Clearpoint Recycling has bolstered its workforce with the appointment of a new head of paper, Andrew Perkins, who will be leading the firm’s expanding fibre operation.

Bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Andrew has worked for a number of waste management, recycling and paper manufacturing companies – in both operational and commercial roles. Prior to joining the Clearpoint Recycling team, he was most recently commercial director at global paper-based packaging firm Smurfit Kappa Recycling, where he was responsible for all supply into the firm’s UK mills, as well as trading on surplus fibre to its continental operation and third-party mills in Europe and the Far East.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:47


Hat-trick of appointments and a familiar face at UNTHA UK

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Three new recruits have joined the ever-growing UNTHA UK team, as the industrial shredding specialist eyes further expansion in 2020.

Projects coordinator Tony Gillham brings 30 years’ engineering and management experience, to ensure the carefully-planned delivery and commissioning of new and refurbished shredders, throughout the UK. Drawing on expertise from roles in the defence sector, world of public transport, and more recently Unilever, he will work closely with UNTHA’s field and service engineers from the point of an order confirmation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 November 2019 10:52


Everton launches environmental awareness campaign

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Everton Football Club has launched a new campaign to raise environmental awareness and explore new ways to make a positive impact on the planet.

‘Everton for Change’ will see the Club and Everton in the Community renew their commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, while introducing a number of new initiatives across all sites.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2019 15:15


UNTHA UK launches shredder rebuild division

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Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK – headquartered in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire – has introduced the ultimate in a ‘closed loop’ business model, by creating a division dedicated to the complete rebuild of its machinery.

Having installed more than 9,000 shredders globally, UNTHA is a brand renowned for equipment that is built to last. So, seemingly tired technology that may have reached the end of its useful life with one organisation, could still have decades of operational potential with another.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2019 10:12


Trailblazer Jacqueline O'Donovan takes home a Forward Ladies Award

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Jacqueline O'Donovan, MD of O'Donovan Waste Disposal added another trophy to her cabinet recently when she was presented with the Mentor of the Year award at the Forward Ladies (FL) Awards in London and the South East. Jacqueline was selected for her track record in mentoring and developing future leaders of the waste, construction and logistics sectors whilst also taking a strong stance on encouraging diversity and inclusion.

The FL National Awards & Summit recognise the achievements of businesswomen in the UK who are dedicated to encouraging the growth of women and celebrate the achievements of successful women across the UK.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2019 07:52