28Aug

Dangerous Goods Training from FreightSafe – Its in the name

Posted on 28th August, 2008

WasteCare has added another new service to its portfolio – Freightsafe. Increased legislation and a more litigious society means staff training has never been more important. Freightsafe provides dangerous goods training for both the waste industry and anyone involved in the movement of hazardous substances.

28Aug

Scottish photographic waste recovery at Livingston

Posted on 28th August, 2008

WasteCare’s Scottish facility, based at Livingston, has become of Britain’s last remaining photographic waste treatment centres. With the digitalisation of photography and radiography, demand for traditional silver recovery has declined dramatically. In spite of this trend, WasteCare has succeeded in winning work from Europe, which – combined with a growing UK market share – has…

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26Aug

Duncan McLaren joins WasteCare Group as Sales Director

Posted on 26th August, 2008

WasteCare has appointed Duncan McLaren as Group Sales Director. After a career as a communications specialist in the Royal Corps of Signals, Duncan spent 15 years in senior sales positions at both Dawson Group and Shanks McEwen. Welcoming him, WasteCare Chief Executive Peter Hunt said: “Duncan is known for energy and enthusiasm for waste recycling…

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20Aug

Widnes waste management depot fully licensed

Posted on 20th August, 2008

WasteCare has set a new benchmark for the waste industry by fully licensing its new 18,000 sq ft Widnes facility in just six months. It has also achieved both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation. Michael Whittaker, the site manager, has built a team from scratch. “Being able to service the North West from here…

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20Aug

WasteCare supports environmental excellence

Posted on 20th August, 2008

There is no sign yet that life is going to get any easier in the printing industry: after many years of technical development and over-supply, only the fittest will survive. Productivity and efficiency alone are not enough. Product quality now needs to be combined with quality in management, production and environmental standards. The British Printing…

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16Aug

BatteryBack battery recycling scheme up and running

Posted on 16th August, 2008

BatteryBack is fully charged and operating. Morrisons and Bradford Metropolitan District Council have launched a joint BatteryBack initiative at stores, schools, public buildings and civic amenity sites (see story below) and more than 200 BatteryCans have now been ordered by retailers, local authorities and large commercial premises. As a result – and following the Government’s…

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16Aug

2007 WEEE compliance confirmed

Posted on 16th August, 2008

The declaration of compliance for 2007 has now been approved by the Environment Agency affirming WeeeCare’s dominance as the most popular WEEE compliance scheme.

15Aug

Morrisons launches Bradford BatteryCan trial

Posted on 15th August, 2008

Morrisons has been quick to recognise the need to offer its customers an environmentally friendly way to dispose of their used batteries. With the introduction of the Battery Recycling Regulations only months away, Morrisons, a major retailer of batteries, is providing a simple solution, which is currently being trialled in the Bradford area. The plan…

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01Aug

Challenge our experts

Posted on 1st August, 2008

Our first rule at WasteCare is: The answer is “yes – what’s the question?” To ensure we can follow up the answer with the correct solution, every customer gets a dedicated account manager who is trained in the customer’s own industry sector. Thus each account manager is able to provide technical information and support as…

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01Aug

Forget the environment for a moment!

Posted on 1st August, 2008

To survive, let alone prosper, in business today needs an iron determination to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Reducing your carbon footprint may seem a long way from the day-to-day challenge of running your business efficiently and profitably but is it? It could be the quickest way to improve your bottom line. The simplest way…

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