Posted 19th December 2019 | Category: Blog Post
We are delighted to announce that our Christmas Charity Raffle took place this week and thanks to the generosity of our staff we raised an incredible £405. We have chosen to split the proceeds of our raffle equally between National Star, The Nelson Trust and the Forest of Dean Children's Opportunity Centre.
Posted 11th July 2019 | Category: Blog Post
On Friday 5th July, we had a great day gardening in Gloucester with one of our charity partners, National Star. National Star enables young people with disabilities and acquired brain injuries to realise their potential through education and personalised learning opportunities, and by providing other transition and accommodation services.
Posted 10th July 2019 | Category: Blog Post
Stroud District Council has added to its recycling credentials by scooping an award for cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfill. A cross party group of councillors, council and Ubico staff picked up the trophy at the National Recycling Awards ceremony on Thursday 27June.
Posted 9th May 2019 | Category: General
We are proud to announce that together with our partners at Stroud District Council our waste and recycling service for the district has made it on to the shortlist of the National Recycling Awards 2019.
Posted 25th February 2019 | Category: General
Ubico has recently created an internal compliance team and have recently been actively recruiting to fill positions for Compliance Managers. I am delighted to confirm that Claire Blizzard moves into the role of Fleet Compliance Manager, and will continue to carry on her excellent work primarily around Fleet compliance audits. Jon Dowell, previously of our west Oxfordshire contract joins the team as Health Safety & Environment Manager.
Posted 17th December 2018 | Category: General
Ubico are very proud to announce that our contract with Stroud District Council has ranked fourth in the Highest Household Recycling and Composting Rates (2017/18) recently published on letsrecycle.com. This has seen an astounding 15.7% increase from 2016/2017.
Posted 8th November 2018 | Category: General
Ubico are pleased to announce that we are now a member of The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
Posted 20th July 2018 | Category: Blog Post
Paul Cook from our Gossington Depot has hit the news this week for helping an elderly resident who had taken a nasty fall - an outstanding example of a Ubico employee doing the right thing.
Posted 17th May 2018 | Category: General
MAJOR UPGRADE TO RECYCLING CENTRE
Pyke Quarry household recycling centre at Stroud is being given an overhaul.
Pyke Quarry household recycling centre (HRC) at Horsley will close from 4th to 22nd June while its equipment is updated.
Posted 9th March 2018 | Category: General
We've just returned from a busy morning gardening at the James Hopkins Trust in Gloucester, our chosen charity of the year.