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New MD appointment signifies growth plans for ESE World

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imgESE World Ltd – Europe's leading manufacturer of temporary storage systems for waste and recyclables – has appointed Peter Vernon as its new managing director, 28 years after he first worked for the business as a sales representative.

Having amassed over 30 years’ industry experience, Peter has held a number of senior sales and director roles within the waste and recycling sector. And fast forward to 2020, he is returning to the very same company – then known as Otto UK Ltd – he was a part of, in 1992.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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