james thompson

carding mill valley view of green shropshire hills
10 Apr 2015

Following on from the highly successful first event in 2013 when we were joined by more than 80 delegates, the second Big Green Shropshire Gathering will take place on Saturday 25th April 2015 at Shropshire Wildlife Trust’s Visitor Centre, Abbey Foregate. Shrewsbury from 9.30am until 4....

emptying a sceptic tank
31 Mar 2015

Local firm Mayglothing Waste Ltd. operate commercial waste collections across Shropshire and Wales from their local depot in Kington, just on the Shropshire border.

Mayglothling Waste are licensed to carry and dispose of all types of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials but in particular they specialise in liquid waste streams such...

secure shredding vehicle
30 Mar 2015

Shropshire family firm WN Shredding are on a mission.  To tackle identity theft and fraud and help local businesses avoid fines of up to £500,000 under the Data Protection Act for failing to secure confidential waste.

The firm which boasts it can ‘pulverise your privates’ offer completely secure collections of confidential papers which are...

bags of food waste
05 Mar 2015

Shropshire small enterprise Ecosac Ltd are an industry leader in the supply of environmentally friendly advanced flexible polymer technologies – that’s compostable plastic bags to you and me. 

The state of the art bio-polymers are made from GM-free corn starch and are proven to break down in composting operations.  Since its foundation in 2002, they...

Mark parkinson recycling fridge
23 Feb 2015

Local (Wolverhampton-based) firm Aquaforce recycling act as sub-contractor to our main contractor Veolia on this job, using their local teams to collect van loads of waste fridges and freezers from all our sites every week.

Fridges are considered to be hazardous waste for a variety of reasons they need to be handled with care to protect...

Harry West Samurai machine
23 Feb 2015

Hidden away in north Shropshire is the workshop of Harry West (Prees) Limited where they manufacture a wide range of machinery.

Way back in 1966 (back when Englands footballers were world beaters!) founding Chairman, Harry West, started a steel fabrication unit to meet the needs of the local agricultural community.  Manufacturing specialist straw...

Shrewsbury school
20 Feb 2015

Local private sector Shrewsbury school are demonstrating that being green with your waste can save companies money as well as protect the environment. 

With a reputation for sporting excellence, their one hundred acre site boasts nine full-size grass pitches.  As you can imagine with daily maintenance they produce literally hundreds of tonnes...

17 Feb 2015

Its Pancake Day - traditionally about using up all your milk and butter in preparation for lent.  So I thought I'd share this great quick and easy pancake recipe from our colleagues at Love Food Hate Waste

Pancakes are not just for pancake day, they are a great way of transforming leftovers into an exciting feast any time. Children...

Oswestry waste paper
17 Feb 2015

Operating out of Oswestry and servicing the Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, North Wales and the North West of England Oswestry Waste Paper are a long established local firm who run a fully Licensed Waste Transfer Station that provides safe, convenient and independent waste collection and recycling of paper, cardboard and plastics. Their ...

winter veg
11 Feb 2015

It still pretty chilly out there but our colleagues at Love Food Hate Waste have come up with delicious winter warmer to help you eat well for less.  This is an easy way to serve any vegetables but the flavours of the root vegetables are especially delicious done in the oven. You can use any leftover vegetables so feel free to experiment with this...


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