Directorship for former apprentice Luke at waste management specialist TJ

An apprentice who joined a waste management specialist in the South 12 years ago as a teenager has been promoted to director. Luke Haskell, who started out as a marketing and sales assistant and was most recently General Manager, joins the Board as Commercial Director for TJ Waste & Recycling.

Turnover up 35% at e-waste recycling company

Expanding electronic waste recycling specialist Intelligent Waste Management Ltd (iWaste) has reported a 35% year-on-year increase in turnover as business continues to grow.

Green school meals are on the menu in Dorset

A former marine biologist has used his passion for the environment to help lead the way in creating greener school meals. Declan O’Toole never left his love for the planet behind when he gave up marine biology to run his own Bournemouth-based catering company 15 years ago. Instead he invested that passion into creating a company that serves around 380,000 … Read More

Eco goes ‘ultra green’ with new £500,000-plus shredder

A Dorset recycling company says it has become ‘ultra green’ after investing more than half a million pounds in an electric wood shredder. Eco Sustainable Solutions’ new Untha shredder is now in full operation at its Parley site, handling up to 65,000 tonnes of waste wood annually. The wood, from household recycling sites in Dorset and Hampshire, is shredded for … Read More

Setting the benchmark for recycling plastic

  Children, parents and teachers from one Dorset school are setting the benchmark when it comes to recycling plastic. The whole Colehill First school community are rallying together to create their very own ‘eco bricks’ from plastic, which will eventually be made into a new friendship bench for the school field. But before the bench can be made the school … Read More

Mayor hails Eco site as “very impressive”

One of the UK’s most advanced sites for organics recycling and renewable energy has been hailed as “very impressive”. Christchurch Mayor Cllr Nick Geary was speaking after a tour of Eco Sustainable Solutions’ 34-acre site at Parley. The company, which was founded 24 years ago, annually processes 200,000 tonnes of material at Parley including green waste, waste wood and soils … Read More