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Design and technology take centre stage at MRF & Markets Conference

Casepak attended the recent MRF & Markets Conference which brings together experts from across the industry to consider and discuss policy, regulations, latest developments and case studies, as well as debate some of the key issues in the industry. Read more

Staff shortages placing waste sector under intense strain

There has been plenty of recent coverage about the impact that the HGV driver shortage is having on the UK’s supply chains. Read more

Recycle Week places responsibility on each of us to ‘Step it Up’

The theme of this year’s Recycle Week is ‘Step it Up’, which aims to encourage each of us to ‘step up’ our recycling habits to tackle the mounting Climate Crisis. Read more

Tewkesbury Borough Council awards Casepak 10,000tpa recycling contract

Casepak has won a tender to process circa 10,000 tonnes of mixed material from Tewkesbury Borough Council. Read more

Lemonpath

Lemonpath is a Midlands-based contract packing and logistics company that uses its modern facilities to offer a highly flexible, comprehensive and reliable service to its clients across several different sectors. Read more

H&M – Oceala

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) approached Oceala for help with their waste management services. Read more

Coveris Flexibles

Coveris Flexibles is a leading European packaging company, which manufactures products to protect all types of goods from food to medical devices. Read more

Cardboard shortages make recycling more important than ever

As a result of the Covid-19 crisis, demand for cardboard boxes has increased dramatically, as a result of increased online shopping. Read more

The Recycler 2020 edition – out now!

Check out the latest edition of The Recycler, out now! Read more

Erewash Borough Council says “no to nappies!”

Erewash Borough Council has highlighted the issue of nappies entering the recycling stream Read more

Casepak bake-off raises £1,100 for charity

Casepak’s team members have raised in excess of £1,100 in aid of two incredible charities.    Our head office team, based at the Enderby facility, raised £362 for Macmillan Cancer Support, which the Directors generously rounded up to £500 in total. Members of the team baked a wide variety of cakes for the firm’s recent Macmillan Coffee Morning,    Meanwhile, team members based at Casepak’s Materials Recycling Facility on Sunningdale Road participated in Breast Cancer Care’s ‘Wear it Pink’ charity day, raising a total sum of £672.    A host of delicious treats were on offer and our team truly outdid themselves, providing a wide variety of cakes including Chocolate Brownies, Mint Aero Cheesecake, Pink Choux Buns, Lemon Drizzle cake, Chocolate Tiffin cake, Cupcakes, Crunchy Nut Cluster Chocolate cake and Pink Shortbread to name just a few.   Vikki Brown, Casepak’s Business Support Executive, said: “Both our coffee mornings were a huge success and we are all delighted to have raised such a significant amount to help two very worthwhile charities. We...Read More >

Casepak MRF team stars in council recycling campaign to encourage residents to ‘recycle right’

Team members at Casepak’s Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) are starring in a new campaign by Leicestershire County Council (LCC) aimed at encouraging residents to put the right things in their recycling bins. The ‘Don’t let your recycling go to waste’ campaign launched at the start of September and offers householders clear, concise advice on how to avoid putting incorrect items into their recycling bins. It aims to boost the recycling of high-quality materials and reduce the number of contaminated items currently present in Leicestershire’s stream, before it is sent to Casepak’s 165,000 tonnes per annum MRF in Braunstone Frith. Lee Bradbury, Operations Manager, Greg Smith, Material Quality Supervisor, Conor Dauven, Material Quality Assessor, James Latham, Yard Supervisor and Patricia Headley, Weighbridge Operative all feature in the campaign which gives householders an insight into the challenges faced at the MRF with contaminated materials. Lee’s message states: “It’s very difficult for us to remove leftover residue or liquid from drinks and ketchup...Read More >

New starters and promotions for team Casepak

The Casepak team has recently strengthened its operations with two new appointments. Read more

The Recycler July 2019 – out now!

The latest edition of The Recycler is out now! Read more

Recycling revolution – a guide

Casepak has published a handy Recycling Guide which provides a definitive list of what the MRF can and cannot process... Read more

Welcoming the local community to the MRF

Earlier this week Casepak hosted 13 visitors to its MRF...Read more

Casepak adds Aylesbury Vale to local authority portfolio after 18,000 tonne recycling contract success

Casepak has been awarded a contract by Aylesbury Vale District Council.Read more

Casepak gives Green Belle the green light

Casepak has made significant changes to its carbon footprint by installing new, energy efficient lighting systems at its MRF. Read more

Rutland councillors and residents visit Casepak MRF for behind the scenes tour

Casepak recently welcomed a group of councillors and residents from Rutland County Council to the MRF Read more

Casepak leads the way in Occupational Health and Safety Management with prestigious ISO 45001 certification

Casepak is proud to have been awarded the new ISO 45001 certification, which underlines the company’s commitment to health and safety Read more

Baking for cash! Team Casepak raises £1,000 for Macmillan

Team Casepak strapped on their aprons for a bake sale in aid of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning 2018. Read more

Casepak awarded 20,000 tonne contract from Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire Council

Casepak has been awarded a contract by Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire Council to process up to 20,000 tonnes per annum of dry, mixed recyclables from each authority. Read more

The Recycler – read the latest edition here!

Click here to read the November 2017 edition of The Recycler and catch up with goings on at Casepak, industry news and comment. Read more

Casepak wins 9,000 tonne contract with Erewash Borough Council

Leicester-based recycling and waste management company, Casepak has been awarded a contract by Erewash Borough Council to process 9,000 tonnes of co-mingled, kerbside recyclables per annum. Casepak has processed recyclables from Erewash Borough Council since 2012 as part of a deal between the Council and waste management company FCC Environmental. Under this agreement Casepak was FCC’s chosen reprocessor for Erewash’s co-mingled recycling. The new contract, which started on 1st April 2017, is a direct agreement between Erewash Borough Council and Casepak that will run until 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years. Erewash Borough Council encourages all its residents to recycle and operates a kerbside collection service for dry mixed recycling to every household across the borough. Since the council collects co-mingled recycling this makes the service convenient for residents without the need to separate recycling into different boxes. The recycling stream comprises paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, metal and aluminium cans, drinks cartons, batteries and all...Read More >

Rutland County Council selects Casepak to continue delivering quality recycling services

Casepak, one of the UK’s leading recycling companies, has been awarded a three year contract to process 3,800 tonnes per annum of Rutland County Council’s mixed dry recyclables. Rutland County Council put the contract to process the county’s dry mixed recyclables out for tender earlier this year, and Casepak won following a competitive selection process. The contract, which started at the beginning of May 2017, will continue for a period of three years. Casepak started its partnership with Rutland County Council in 2011, and the latest deal will see it continue through to 2020. Dave Brown, Director for Places (Environment, Planning and Transport) at Rutland County Council, said: “We are pleased to be working with Casepak on what is an important service area for the Council.  Rutland is consistently ranked among the top performing local authorities in the country when it comes to recycling and we’re confident our partnership with Casepak will allow us to carry on this good performance.”...Read More >

Upgrades improve efficiency at our collections and processing facility

Casepak has invested more than £300,000.00 in new processing and health and safety equipment at our Enderby-based Collections and Processing Facility. Read more

Streamlined recycling system = more efficient operations for KeCo

Cambridgeshire-based KeCo Food Service Packaging was looking for a solution to improve the efficiency of its waste recovery system, with a view to minimising manual handling and reducing labour costs. Read more

The October issue is out!

Take a look at the latest edition of The Recycler and catch up with industry news and comment as well as goings on at Casepak.

Battle of the Bakers for Macmillan!

The Casepak team were delighted to raise £700 at two Macmillan Coffee Mornings. One coffee morning took place on Friday 30th September at Casepak’s headquarters in Enderby, where £197.48 was raised. The second coffee morning was held at Casepak’s MRF on Friday 7th October and raised £346.36. Casepak’s Senior Management Team donated extra funds, rounding the total up to £700. Read more

Continued investment reaps rewards

Casepak has taken delivery of three new Caterpillar skid steer loaders for use at the Collections and Processing Facility in Enderby.

Charnwood chooses Casepak for 18,000tpa contract

Casepak, one of the UK’s leading recycling companies, has been awarded a two year contract to process 18,000 tonnes per annum of Charnwood Borough Council’s dry recyclables at its state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Leicester.

Casepak boosts transport team operations

Casepak, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management firms based in Leicester, has expanded its transport team with two new hires.

LGV 1 Drawbar Roll on Roll off driver

As one of the Midlands’ leading Recycling Facilities we at Casepak Leicester, recognise our industry requires drivers with specialist expertise. Therefore, to help continue our growth in this sector, we are seeking LGV1 Drivers with no previous Roll on Roll off experience to train with our experienced team on a variety of equipment, which includes Drawbar 44 tonne roll on roll off Hook operation. Casepak operates a modern Scania fleet with state of the art technology. Before fully supported training can begin, candidates will only need to possess the following: Class I LGV License with minimum 1 years’ experience Full Driver CPC Good organization skills & attention to detail Good time keeping and attendance Ability to work within a busy Team Once fully trained the successful candidates duties will include: Delivery and collection of roll-on/roll-off containers Removal / Replacement of compactor containers from Company machines at customer sites Safe sheeting and securing of all travelling loads Delivery of an excellent...Read More >

Bonnets off to Easter fun at Casepak!

Easter 2016 saw staff at Casepak display their creativity with our annual competition... Read more

Casepak’s creative Christmas competition

Casepak held its annual creative Christmas challenge last week. This time around staff members’ little ones were invited to design a Christmas decoration using recycled materials. Read more

Casepak driver who goes the extra mile

Last month while out on the road, Casepak driver Neil Carver witnessed a car accident on the M1 when two cars collided. Read more

It’s the Casepak recycle-off – spooktacular decorations galore!

In the spirit of Halloween, Casepak held a competition and challenged staff to see who could create the best Halloween decorations made by recycling everyday household items. Read more

The September issue is out!

Take a look at the latest edition of The Recycler and catch up with industry news and comment as well as goings on at Casepak.

Casepak expands weighbridge teams at Leicester sites

Casepak, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management firms based in Leicester, has expanded its team with the appointment of two Weighbridge Administrators. James Stevenson joins the Casepak team at the Collections and Processing Facility in Enderby, having completed a course in business improvement techniques at his previous place of work, Rieke Packaging. As part of his new role, James is required to check that the vehicles entering and leaving the facility are weighed correctly. Discussing his position at Casepak, James said: “The opportunity to work at the Enderby weighbridge was one that I could not pass up.” In his spare time, James is a film buff and also enjoys real ales and ice hockey. Casepak also welcomes Rowan Dauven to the team. Rowan has recently finished school and has joined Casepak as part of an apprenticeship programme through Leicester College. The programme will give him the opportunity to achieve a qualification in Business Administration while gaining hands-on...Read More >

Casepak awarded Linney Print contract

After a recent tendering process, Casepak’s Commercial Team has secured a new contract to facilitate the removal and processing of source segregated waste from Mansfield-based printers W&J Linney.

Casepak working in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan

Objective The Vale of Glamorgan Council sought to increase the quality and value of its co-mingled recyclable material produced from 55,000 households within the Vale. Following a competitive tender process, the Council chose Casepak’s solution for the three year, 12,000 tonne per annum (PA) contract, which began in April 2014 (with the option to extend for a further year). Solution Casepak was awarded the contract based on its focus on quality. It also offered the most economic advantages to the Vale, which allowed the Council to plan for increasing recycling performance and offer the best value service for its residents. As part of the contract, Casepak collects and processes 12,000 tonnes PA of recyclable material including glass, aluminium and paper at its state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Leicester. Furthermore, Casepak and the Vale of Glamorgan are working within the criteria set by the revised Waste Framework Directive by: Maximising waste prevention through increased recycling Using resources more effectively Developing...Read More >

Casepak helps Artisan Press achieve zero waste goal

Casepak has been asked to help Artisan Press achieve its target of zero waste within the next 18 months. Read more

Greenshires gets ‘greener’ with Casepak

Casepak was commissioned by Leicester-based Greenshires, one of the UK’s largest printed marketing material suppliers, to help improve its waste management system. Read more

Collections and Processing Facility keeps on upgrading!

At the end of last year, the Collections and Processing Facility took ownership of a brand new Lyndex Bi-Max baler which has helped to improve the efficiency of material processing on site. The new baler has already made an impact in the amount of material that is able to be processed on a daily basis.

Casepak helps staff on the Charity trail

A number of staff from both Casepak sites are taking part in events in order to raise money for different charities throughout the year. Casepak has been helping to back them up with sponsorship as well as helping to promote their causes at the same time. Recently, Production Manager Dave Cullen ran the Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of a local charity, ‘The Bodie Hodges Foundation’ and Finance Administrator Alex Girvan is hard in training for a half Marathon in the next couple of months. Good luck team!

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Casepak expands business development team

Casepak, one of the UK’s leading waste and recycling organisations, has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Business Development Executive. The business development executive will look to increase Casepak’s customer base adding new material supply and accounts for the Collections & Processing Facility and Materials Recycling Facility, both based in Leicester. Georgina Cullen, Business Development Director, said: “We are pleased to welcome our new addition to the Casepak team. We are certain this appointment will be a valuable asset to the company.”

Vale of Glamorgan awards Casepak with three year contract

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has awarded Casepak with a three year contract for the processing of co-mingled materials within the Vale. The 12,000 tonnes per annum contract started in April 2014 and runs for three years. After this time there is an option to extend the contract for a further year (to 2018). The Council chose Casepak’s solution based on the company’s focus on quality during the competitive tender process. Furthermore, Casepak’s solution offered the most economical advantages that allowed the Council to plan for increasing recycling performance and provide the best value service for its residents. Material collected from the kerbside of circa 55,000 households in the Vale of Glamorgan will be transported to Casepak’s Materials Recycling Facility (MRF). Commenting on the partnership with Casepak, Councillor Rob Curtis, Cabinet Member for the Environment and Visible Services, stated: “We are very pleased to be working in partnership with Casepak over the next three to four years to achieve quality...Read More >

Casepak strengthens operations with new appointments

Leicester-based Casepak, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management organisations, has bolstered its team with the appointment of a new Transport Manager and Business Development Executive. Tony Price has joined Casepak as Transport Manager bringing with him nine years’ experience in the transport industry having previously worked in IT where he gained his skills in management. In his role at Casepak, Tony is responsible for the team of drivers, ensuring they drive in a safe and courteous manner while adhering to EU regulations. He also oversees the weighbridge and its three staff, making sure that Casepak’s customers and suppliers are dealt with efficiently and day-to-day operations run smoothly. Tony qualified as a Transport Manager in 2005 and carries a Class 1 HGV Licence. Speaking about his role at Casepak, Tony said: “I am delighted to have joined Leicestershire’s premier recycling company and I look forward to facing new challenges and opportunities and playing a part in maintaining the...Read More >

Calling Leicester businesses ! Take advantage of a free recycling service

Leading recycling and waste management company, Casepak is offering small Leicester-based businesses the chance to dispose of their recyclables sensibly and do their part for the environment with a free recycling service. Local businesses are encouraged to bring along material to Casepak’s Collection and Processing Facility, Feldspar Close, Warren Industrial Park, Leicester LE19 4SD, weekdays between 8am and 6pm. Materials included in the free recycling service include: – Card – Paper – Plastic – bottles and packaging – Metals – aluminium and steel The free recycling service allows local businesses to drop off their recycling to Casepak safe in the knowledge it will be processed efficiently and responsibly. Mark Smith, Joint-Managing Director of Casepak said: “We understand most businesses have good intentions when it comes to recycling, however factors such as cost and time can often put paid to these plans. That is why we are offering small, local businesses the chance to bring their recycling along to our site...Read More >