Recycling Lives Development Manager, David Allen, has been named in the Resource magazine “Hot 100 for 2013”, a list of the most influential individuals within the waste sector.
David entered the list at a respectable number 34, and was quoted by the magazine as being “an excellent supporter and developer of third-sector reuse and recycling initiatives.”
Since joining the company in 2002, David has worked in a wide variety of roles covering WEEE recycling, compliance, commercial management, business development, export, marketing, and web development. He was also compliance scheme manager for Advantage Waste Brokers a WEEE compliance scheme, wholly owned by Recycling Lives. David’s current role focuses on business development through establishing relationships with high profile clients, such as recent contract acquisitions that have led to the rapid expansion for our FPD department. With significant infrastructure developments underway across Recycling Lives, David’s role is key to ensuring the company’s future success.
In April 2013, David was elected to the board of directors of Selnet (Social Enterprise Lancashire Network), he also continues to work as the Vice Chairman of the Lancashire Community Recycling Network, a position he has filled since early 2012.
Speaking about the list, David said:
“I am surprised and honoured to have been featured on Resource magazine’s 2013 Hot 100 list. It is nice to have support and recognition from industry peers.”
Recycling Lives is committed to protecting the environment. As a recycling and waste management company, our core operations help to create a green society by diverting waste from landfill, maximising recycling and reuse rates, and processing problem waste streams such as FPD screens. As an innovative and forward thinking company, Recycling Lives developed the country’s first ever processing centre for flat screen display units, which contain hazardous mercury.