February 26th, 2014
“We recycled 600 tonnes last year” Lee Bridge from Anglo Recycling tells me. “We’re scheduled to process a further 800 tonnes this year.”
Anglo is a family-run business in Lancashire whose focus is on diverting textiles away from landfill. They started in 1939 where they originally produced slipper linings. In 1980, they made their first foray in to the world of flooring, and in 2007 changed their name from Anglo Felt to Anglo Recycling Technology Ltd, with their recycling line installed in the same year.
At the business’s factory in Whitworth, north of Rochdale, a system that uses recycled…
February 25th, 2014
Waste is no longer just something to be consigned to the local landfill site. It is now a resource with the potential to generate income, eg, aluminium cans command £650-770/tonne. Frequently, the customer looks to the waste collector for advice on the best way to manage their waste streams and comply with current legislation. With this in mind, investing in skills makes good business sense.
What are the options for those looking to improve their own skills and/or those of their team?
I’m new to the industry; is…
February 24th, 2014
At the tail end of last year we looked at the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and when it should be provided. In this article we are going to look some other points to consider alongside provision.
When purchasing PPE a key consideration is compatibility. This means that if more than one item of PPE is being worn, the different items must be compatible with each other, i.e. when used together they should still adequately protect the user from the risk they were provided for.