September 8, 2017
Welsh Government Visit
We were delighted to welcome Andy Rees Head of Waste Strategy at Welsh Government and his colleagues to our facility for site tour and discussions about the industry challenges. Discussions were centred around the fluctuating markets for recyclates, the issues around plastic recycling and lack of RDF capacity in both the UK and Europe.
July 12, 2017
Delighted to welcome John Edwards Editor of the HUB4com and James Dodkins of Molson Group to site, they are developing an article on Derwen’s electric material handler Sennebogen 821E to be featured in the industry publication HUB4 magazine and website. wwwhub-4.com.
June 30, 2017
Visit from Suzy Davies AM and Natural Resources Wales
We were delighted to welcome Suzy Davies AM , our site regulator and colleagues from Natural Resource Wales to our site. The visit included a tour of our Recycling and Recovery facility and discussions around Derwen’s challenges in the waste management sector. It was Suzy’s first visit to a waste management facility and it was a great opportunity for us to share knowledge and practise on waste management.
June 27, 2017
Debbie Keogh took part in the Welsh 3 Peaks challenge on June 17th for for Ty Hafan, the team finished 20th out of 60 teams and had a total climbing time of 11 hours 27 minutes on what was the warmest weekend of the year.
Well done to everyone who took part and thank you to all of our sponsors raising money for Ty Hafan Childrens Hospice Wales.
June 1, 2017
Investors In People
The 18 month review of our Investors in People was recently carried out and the assessor was very impressed by the continual improvements and employee development since our accreditation in 2015
May 26, 2017
Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management
Derwen were delighted to be a finalist in the category of “Waste Transfer and Skip Business of the Year” held at the Landmark Hotel London.
The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management are a nationals attracting submissions from all over the UK.
April 2, 2017
Derwen were the first company in Wales to take delivery off an Electric Telehandler from the Molson Group. The Green Sennebogen 821 materials telehandler provides reduction in fuel and operating costs and it offers increased safety and operator comfort.
April 1, 2017
We are delighted to announce that Debbie Keogh has recently been made a Director of the business. Debbie has been successful in her role of Business Development Manager and has worked within the company for 9 years.
March 26, 2017
Congratulations to Katie Bevan our Site Manager who has recently completed her WAMITAB training. Katie, 26 has progressed from Site Supervisor to Site Manager in less than 12 months with Derwen. Well done and Congratulations Kate!
March 1, 2017
Educating the next generation
The children of Alderman Davies CIW Primary school learned all about our business and the importance of recycling when the team visited Year 4 children recently. The children were very interested in the recycling process and were amazed at what happens to waste on their doorstep.