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News round-up 6/5

Mini-recycling sites close; Geesinknorba director; Reuse at Jaguar; Manchester pupils.

Mini-recycling sites removed

Some 126 “mini-recycling sites” in Wiltshire are being removed this month as the recycling method is halted.

Wiltshire Council said the sites, such as bottle banks in car parks, are underused and the move would save the authority some £120,000 a year.

Geesinknorba director steps down

Bob Billington has left his position as director at Geesinknorba, the refuse collection vehicle manufacturers, after two years in the role.

The company will announce Billington’s successor in due course.

Billington cited personal reasons for leaving Geesinknorba

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Car giant switch to reusable packaging

Jaguar Land Rover signed a contract with packaging manufacturer GEFCO for the supply of reusable containers.

The contract will apply both in the UK and internationally and will see the containers used in Jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain instead of cardboard packaging.

Manchester pupils boost school recycling system

Students at Manchester’s Parrs Wood High School have joined a project run in collaboration with B&M Waste Services to improve recycling in their school.

B&M Waste Services carried out an audit of the school facilities and then introduced 25 bins for dry mixed recycling, food recycling containers, a collection service for waste electrical and electronic equipment, a skip for metals and proposals for secure shredding and recycling of office paper.

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