Sadly we came to the end of our three year lottery fund in Nov 2014. This has caused us to reduce the size of the organisation over the past year. Half our staff have found other jobs and we lost some storage units. This has been hard but I am hoping our customers and placement … Continue reading
As the internet becomes a vital tool of commerce and the business network, Untapped Resources is making use of the services by linking to Facebook and Twitter. Keep an eye out for the new network links and follow us.
Untapped Resource won the Mansfield 2020 award for three years running, from 2012 to 2014. We are here to help businesses to become more sustainable by recycling more of their waste resources. Many companies send a lot of material to landfill because it is mixed waste and they cannot afford to separate it. We have … Continue reading
Congratulations to Anne Cooper, Andrew Laking, and Andrew Myrtle who all passed their fork lift licence. Passed November 2014.
Alan Bell, Chris Blandford, John Pywell and Julian Hawson. Who have all recently passed their test for their Forklift Truck licence.
What’s happening with those unwanted pallets? Some of the participants of the Good Wood project, with trainers Maria Gibson (centre) and Chris Crogan (far left) Untapped Resource were successful in securing ESF : Skills Funding Council funding through Enable to deliver a training programme based on recycling and utilising materials to make useful items, … Continue reading
Scott Bareham and Chris Blandford, Both of whom completed their Apprenticeships in Warehousing in December. Andrew Myrtle, Chris Blandford, Jordon Hodgson and Teresa Jackson all Passed their Food Hygiene certificate in January. Teresa Jackson and Maria Gibson Passed their First Aid at work, Train the Trainer Programme in December. Heart Start and First Aid Courses … Continue reading
We would like to give a big well done to some of our employee’s here at Untapped Resource, who have achieved a Qualification with us over the last few months. Hopefully there will be more names to put up in the short future. Jordan Hodgkinson has completed his apprenticeship in warehousing and most recently passed his … Continue reading
Trading standards held an amnesty on electric blankets over the winter. 300 old blankets were traded in for new ones to ensure the safety of our senior citizens. Untapped Resource supported Trading Standards by taking the old blankets and stripping the wire from the blankets. The wire was recycled and the remaining blankets were donated to … Continue reading
Recycling Success Untapped Resource were successful in securing the Mansfield Chad ‘Commitment to the Environment’ Business of the Year Award. For a fairly new business working with long term unemployed to help them to return to work this has been a fantastic recognition for the work we do in recycling business resources.