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More than fifty Waste King waste pods now in use

More than 50 commercial customers of Waste King – the specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead – are now using the company’s waste pods to segregate and remove their waste. This is in preference to using skips in which to put the waste. These Waste King waste pod customers are drawn…

Waste King takes on three diverse challenges

In recent weeks, Waste King, a specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, has: Won a contract from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), which is based in Soho Square, London, to remove all its electrical and mixed waste in central London Delivered two of its waste pods (empty) to, and…

Waste King enlarges its workforce in response to its growing popularity and workload

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has recently enlarged its workforce with the addition of three further office staff. They are Richard John, who has become Operations Supervisor; Cheryl Peters, who has joined as a Customer Service specialist, and Matt Elliot, who has responsibility for Account Management and Sales. Andy Cattigan, Waste…

Waste King rescues threatened snakes

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is becoming used to rescuing distressed livestock as part of its day-to-day activities. It has now added two grass snakes to its list which began, in August 2011, with ‘Colin’ a Giant African Land Snail. In the last few weeks, while helping a Watford-based customer clear…

Waste King named as a finalist in this year’s CIWM Awards for Environmental Excellence

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has been named on the shortlist for this year’s Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Awards for Environmental Excellence. Waste King’s nomination is in the ‘SME Recycling Performance of the Year’ category. The awards ceremony, which will be hosted by writer and TV presenter Kate Humble,…

Waste King expands its CSR strategy to support Medical Detection Dogs

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has recently expanded its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy by pledging to give 30 per cent of its business turnover in one day to Medical Detection Dogs. This pledge is in addition to its continuing practical and monetary support for other charities. Waste King’s managing director,…

Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph feature Waste King

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, followed up being mentioned in The Sunday Times’ Appointments section on 15th July with being featured in the Business section of the Daily Telegraph on 16th July. The company, which recently won a Gold Award from the National Recycling Stars Scheme which rewards an organisation’s commitment…

Gold Recycling Award for Waste King

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has now added a Gold Award to the Silver Award it received last year from the National Recycling Stars Scheme. The scheme, run by E2B Pulse, the UK carbon reduction network, rewards an organisation’s commitment to increasing the amount of waste it recycles and to improving…

Caring care home chooses Waste King

Care home chain, Sunrise Senior Living, has chosen the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King to collect a range of waste – not just ‘bulk’ but also hazardous waste – from its home in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire. Waste King’s managing director, Glenn Currie, explained: “Not only are our operatives able – and licensed –…

Major landfill tax changes won’t affect our customers, says Waste King

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has assured its customers that its charges are, at present, unaffected by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)’s recently announced changes to the rules which govern Landfill Tax. Industry commentators expect these changes, which have sent shockwaves throughout the waste management industry, to have a significant…