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Jacqueline O’Donovan invited to judge at the Growing Business Awards 2020

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Jacqueline O'Donovan, Managing Director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, has been invited to join a prestigious line-up on the judging panel of the Growing Business Awards 2020. Jacqueline was chosen as the recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year at last year’s awards, as a prominent businesswoman in the waste, construction and logistics sectors.

Since 1998, the Growing Business Awards have been bringing together and honouring some of the UK’s most outstanding entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses. Consistent high-quality of nominees, numerous categories and a finely-honed judging process have ensured the Growing Business Awards have made a name for themselves as a leading judge of past, current and future entrepreneurial success.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2020 14:04


Tidy Planet celebrates 5-year composting partnership with UK students’ union

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This year, The Guild – the University of Liverpool’s students’ union (SU) – celebrates half a decade of composting food waste from its campus kitchens.

The campus’s composting journey began in January 2015, when it invested in dewatering and composting equipment from Macclesfield organic waste solutions specialist Tidy Planet. It sought a solution to close the waste management loop, omit costly waste disposal fees and create a valuable resource to grow produce in the on-site rooftop gardens and cultivation plots.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2020 16:46


O'Donovan Waste driver Paul Neal wins the City Mark Driver of the Year at the Future Fleet Awards

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Paul Neal, Logistics Supervisor and HGV Driver at O'Donovan Waste Disposal has won the prestigious Driver of the Year award at the Future Fleet Awards that took place at London’s Guildhall last week. The awards ceremony followed on from the LAPV Future Fleet Forum event and was hosted by The City of London seeing Fleet and Transport Managers from the public sector and its contracting organisations come together to address key challenges faced by the industry.

The awards recognise the most innovative strategic, safety, and sustainability initiatives in the UK fleet management sector. The categories are judged by an expert panel with extensive knowledge and expertise in fleet management. Paul was chosen for being an exemplar role model of safety and best practice and for demonstrating a level integrity and customer care that was second to none as well as his dedication to working in the community to share his road safety knowledge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 13:53


The Artisan Goldsmith joins the movement for a green Christmas

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Yorkshire husband and wife team Mark and Jacqueline Bell have been handcrafting wedding bands and bespoke commissions for some 5 years, but this Christmas sees something a little extraordinary leaving their home studio in Yorkshire.

This December Mark, the goldsmith in this artisan duo is working around the clock to supply the demand for their Tree for a Tree Initiative.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2019 09:12


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