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Women’s Institute

November 16th, 2017

Cumbria Waste Group was recently delighted to be invited to give a presentation to the ladies of the Plumbland Women’s Institute. One of our sales representatives, Richard Mackay, spoke about our  work and how we strive to ensure as much … Read More

Grants totalling £418,450 awarded

October 17th, 2017

A total of 23 environmental and community projects across Cumbria have benefited from grants totalling £418,450 over the last year. Projects included improvements to tennis courts, new cricket practice nets, new children’s play areas, village hall improvements and upgrading public … Read More

Katy Barnard

October 9th, 2017

Just two years ago, Katy Barnard became one of our Household Waste Recycling Centre Supervisors. This was her first experience in the waste management industry, but she excelled in the role, so much so that she has now been put … Read More

Skip ahoy

September 27th, 2017

Skip ahoy – it is not uncommon to see skips belonging to Cumbria Waste Group across the county, but they are now also being located at sea! We are supplying skips that are being used on a barge supporting the … Read More

To the rescue

August 16th, 2017

Cumbria Waste Group came to the rescue after a wedding dress and suit worn by Carmen and Ray Sayle on their big day were accidently thrown away. For 30 years, the wedding dress and suit have sat tucked away in … Read More

Football sponsorship

August 9th, 2017

A girls’ football team is ‘heading’ in the right direction thanks to sponsorship from Cumbria Waste Group. The company’s logo now adorns the strips of the Cockermouth Junior Football Club Under-8s team, who play in the West Cumbria Girls Youth … Read More

Young entrepreneurs win competition

June 12th, 2017

Budding young entrepreneurs have won a business competition with support from Cumbria Waste Group. Houghton Church of England School in Houghton worked in partnership with CWG to develop a business plan to improve recycling and raise money at the same … Read More

Matthew for England

May 3rd, 2017

Matthew for England That’s what we will be shouting when Cumbria Waste Group apprentice Matthew Perry dons the 3 Lions to play for England Mencap in this summer’s tournament in Geneva, Switzerland. After shining for Carlisle Mencap Football Club, the 20-year-old … Read More

Young Recyclers

May 2nd, 2016

A group of Beavers who have been named the nation’s best young recyclers have visited two of Cumbria Waste Group’s facilities. The youngsters were given an exclusive tour of our Hespin Wood facility in Carlisle and our Flusco site in … Read More