Worcestershire firm Slicker Recycling confirms US acquisition deal

Worcestershire firm Slicker Recycling confirms US acquisition deal

A Worcestershire business that specialises in the recycling and treatment of waste lubricating oils has expanded into the United States through the acquisition of a naphthenic oil treatment company. Slicker Recycling has announced the takeover of Ohio-based Hydrodec, a firm that collects and hydrotreats used transformer and naphthenic oils from its Canton facility in the north-east of the US...

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Slicker Recycling shortlisted again for a national recycling award

Slicker Recycling shortlisted again for a national recycling award

A Worcestershire firm that specialises in the recycling of hazardous oils has been shortlisted for a national award for the second time this year for its work towards saving global resources. Slicker Recycling, which specialises in the collection and recycling of lubricating oils previously used in motor vehicles and machinery, is a finalist in the Circular Economy category in the 2021 National...

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Wildlife trust helps Bowbrook Lodges create haven for nature

Wildlife trust helps Bowbrook Lodges create haven for nature

A Pershore glamping and camping firm has been working with the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust to build wetlands on its site. Bowbrook Lodges is a 25-acre site based near Pinvin. Richard and Matt Jaques, brothers and joint owners of the site, approached the WWT to enhance the site to help support wildlife and make it more attractive to visitors. Together, they applied for support in 2019 and tree...

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Environmental tree planting project helps Sigma celebrate new staff

Environmental tree planting project helps Sigma celebrate new staff

A unique partnership has seen a forest of 1,000 trees being planted to celebrate new staff joining an award-winning business outsourcing provider. Sigma Connected has purchased a forest of young trees with the dual aim of helping to cut carbon emissions and to celebrate new colleagues completing their probationary periods at the firm. The Worcestershire company, which offers ‘white label’...

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Environmental consultancy shortlisted for two business awards

Environmental consultancy shortlisted for two business awards

Worcestershire-based Focus Environmental Consultants has been named as a finalist for two awards at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2021. It is the third year in a row that Focus Environmental Consultants has been shortlisted – this time in the Small Business of the Year and Excellence in Professional Services categories. The Small Business of The Year...

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