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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


UNTHA UK forms new management team

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Exactly half-way through its current financial year, industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has announced the creation of a new board of directors, as the company looks to solidify its fast growth trajectory ahead of further expansion.

Managing director Marcus Brew (pictured) – who has been at the helm of UNTHA UK since 2016 – is joined by Peter Streinik, director of global strategy. As head of sales and business development for the UNTHA brand worldwide, Austria-headquartered Peter is one of the most senior figureheads within the organisation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2019 11:36


Two industry recruits for UNTHA UK

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Industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has made two high profile appointments as the business gears up for further growth.

Julian Lamb has joined the company as sales manager, following almost 20 years spent working in the waste sector. Most recently employed by Eggersmann, he has held sales roles with a number of high-profile global machinery providers throughout his career, and will now assist with the growing volume of technical enquiries coming into UNTHA UK’s headquarters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 10:32


Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet expands into Scandinavia

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Tidy Planet has expanded into Scandinavia, appointing Norwegian waste management firm Berekraft for Alle as the company’s latest distribution partner.

Translated into English as ‘sustainability for all,’ Berekraft for Alle is a start-up company on Norway’s west coast, which specialises in the procurement of equipment for water purification, waste vacuum transport and composting. The move represents Tidy Planet’s first commercial collaboration in this area of Northern Europe.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:47


How bans and laws are safeguarding the planet

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With news stories filled with evermore frequent freak weather events, the damage of climate change is difficult to ignore. Plus, there’s the matter of the natural world in general suffering due to plastic pollution and more. The simple fact is that the effects of human life are slowly breaking the planet we live on, and the governments of the world have begun to unite in earnest to try and reverse the effects.

In this piece, Flogas, a gas bottle supplier, takes a look at some of the laws and bans that are helping to safeguard the planet: