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News round-up 13/1

WEEE facility gets CRT certification; Saica’s expansion in Doncaster; Sita shows EfW plans; Cromwell Polythene appointment

First Irish WEEE facility achieves WEEELABEX certification

KMK Metal Recycling, has acquired the WEEELABEX certification for the responsible recycling of CRT (televisions and monitors containing cathode ray tubes) and small-mixed WEEE.

The facility is the first in Ireland to achieve the European standard, ‘WEEE Label of Excellence’, which monitors the processing of electrical waste.

Just 14 European organisations have achieved this certification.

Press Release

Saica’s expansion to help Doncaster recycling

Recycling company Saica Natur has upgraded its Doncaster depot to provide new recycling services to businesses across the town.

The company has five new vehicles on its Wharf Road site including a rear end loader. Saica can now collect large wheelie bins and industrial volumes of paper and cardboard.

Press Release

Sita puts Alten recycling plans on show

Sita UK are putting plans for a new recycling and waste management plant in Aberdeen on show at The Thistle hotel in Altens this week.

The facility at Altens Industrial Estate would create waste-related fuels and aims to prevent tens of thousands of waste going to landfill

Sita UK’s operations manager in Aberdeen, Colin Forshaw, said: “We hope as many people as possible take the opportunity to come along to the exhibitions to find out more and let us know what they think.”

BBC News

Gaylor to set up management consultancy

Julian Gaylor, Taylor’s sales and marketing director, is leaving the bin manufacturer after 17 years with the business.

As part of his wider plans to launch a national waste management consultancy, Gaylor will continue to work with the Taylor Group as a consultant.

Deputy Mark Jenkins has been appointed to the role of UK sales director.

Press Release

Cromwell Polythene appoints sales director

Nathaniel Potts has been appointed sales and marketing director at Cromwell Polythene, a Leeds-based company producing refuse sacks made from virgin and recycled blends.

He joins the company from Commercial Group, an office supplies and FM provider, where he was director of corporate accounts, focusing on the business development of major corporate customers and managing the sales team.

Press Release

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