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Macmillan Charity Coffee Morning

Derwen had their own mini bake off to raise money for the Macmillian Coffee morning on Sept 29th their efforts raised £267.95 for the charity.

Well done to all of those drivers, customers and staff that contributed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Welsh3Peaks

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.

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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

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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.

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Electric Telehandler

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.