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Survey reveals high public satisfaction at HW Martin recycling centres

31st December 2010

During autumn 2010 an independent research firm carried out a survey on the use of eight of Derbyshire’s nine Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs). All of the HWRCs are managed and operated by HW Martin on behalf of Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council (one site was closed for refurbishment and was not included […]

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HW Martin helps Warwickshire achieve highest recycling rate for second year running

13th December 2010

Warwickshire County Council has announced today (Monday 13th December 2010) that for the second year running it is the country’s most improved shire authority for recycling and composting. The Council has stated that the household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) are significant contributors to this success.  HW Martin operates six HWRCs for the Council including Princes Drive in Leamington Spa, […]

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Your Local Recycling Bin Men – the Fourth Emergency Service?

16th November 2010

A regular day on the job for two of Chesterfield’s kerbside recycling crew members turned into something different when they came to the rescue of an elderly woman, after she fell and badly broke her wrist. Bin lorry driver Michael Davy and recycling operative Gary Benniston of Blackwell-based HW Martin made sure the woman was […]

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Martins Recycling seals the deal at Milton Keynes

24th September 2010

Earlier today (24th September) senior representatives from HW Martin Waste Ltd and Milton Keynes Council met to ink their agreement on the new household waste recycling centre management contract. Martins Recycling takes over the Council’s recycling centres under a five-year deal at Bleak Hall, New Bradwell and Newport Pagnell on Wednesday 6th October.  A number of changes […]

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Martin Group acquires William Bain Fencing Ltd

24th August 2010

The Martin Group is very pleased to announce its aquisition of William Bain Fencing Ltd on Friday 20th August 2010. William Bain Fencing is a steel fencing manufacturer, established in Edinburgh in 1859 to produce fencing and related ironworks.  In 1888 the works relocated to Glasgow.  The company continually innovates with new products and holds patents for […]

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Martins Recycling chosen to run Milton Keynes recycling centres

12th July 2010

Martin’s Recyling is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to run Milton Keynes Council’s three household waste recycling centres.  Known locally as Community Recycling Centres, or CRCs, management of these prestigious sites will be handed over to HW Martin in October this year. The notification of the intention to award the contract came after a […]

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Martins Recycling Presses Ahead with New Baling Equipment

11th June 2010

H W Martin Waste Ltd has continued to develop its acquisition of a new recycling facility to serve Derbyshire and the Midlands.  The site, at Clover Nook near Alfreton, includes a sorting and distribution depot set within landscaped grounds. The company has recently installed a Macpresse baling machine to be used to compact and bale […]

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Calling all Teachers – view the updates to your Learning Resources

21st May 2010

Martin’s Recycling has responded to the new Primary Curriculum by adding information to its Learning Resources page “Links to the National Curriculum”. Don’t forget that we can host visits from schools, colleges, universities and interest groups at many of our facilities.  These include Materials Recovery Facilities and Household Waste Recycling Centres up and down the country.  […]

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Gateshead and South Tyneside award recycling contracts to Martins Recycling

14th May 2010

Gateshead and South Tyneside Councils have signed three year deals with Martins Recycling to process 25,000 tonnes of dry recyclable material collected from the Councils’ kerbside recycling services. In the short term, the recyclables will be taken by the company to its materials recycling facility (MRF) in Leeds, until its development of a new MRF is completed in the Tyne and Wear region. Mark Faulconbridge, […]

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Workers band together to find wedding ring

4th May 2010

A wedding ring, a priceless heirloom that had been passed down through generations over many years, was almost lost forever. Mr Higham is a regular visitor to his local household waste recycling centre at Princes Drive in Leamington.  But on this visit he deposited more than just off-cuts of wood into the skip.  He was […]

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