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Support the Christmas Arctic Plunge for Temple Street Children’s Hospital

Michael McLarnon - CEO ISL Waste Management

We are proud (and a little bit in awe) of our Chief Executive Michael McLarnon who will be taking on quite the challenge this Christmas! Leading by example, while the rest of us are opening presents and sipping bucks fizz, Michael will be taking part in the Artic Plunge. Braving the bitter cold and icy… Read More

Our Northern Ireland Waste, Environment & Recycling Christmas Heroes

ISL Making Waste Wonderful

Christmas is a time for giving back and recognising the stars among us. So we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the businesses and organisations in Northern who are doing amazing things for our environment. Northern Ireland Waste Warriors Whether it’s achieving zero waste to landfill status, improving their recycling scheme, offering reusable… Read More

Waste Management Emissions in Northern Ireland Decrease by 64%

Waste Management landfill site

Waste Management emissions have decreased by more than sixty percent in Northern Ireland, it has been confirmed this morning. The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs have released their latest carbon intensity indicators and revealed that while the population is increasing, our waste to landfill is causing less environmental issues than before. The Department… Read More

Plastic Waste in our Oceans – 9 Shocking Facts

plastic pollution beach

Plastic waste is the scourge of the oceans. It is affecting marine life, our environment and our health. Yet not enough is being done to alleviate the problem. It has already been predicted that if we do not take serious action, soon, there will be more plastic in our ocean than fish within 30 years…. Read More

ISL Waste Management wins gold in NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey

ARENA Benchmarking Attainment logo_gold

With the environment always at the heart of ISL Waste Management, we are delighted to announce that we have achieved gold status in the latest Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey. Organised by Business in the Community, Northern Ireland, the survey assesses how organisations embed environmental and sustainable business practices into their corporate strategies and day… Read More

How to Manage Your Overflowing Business Bins

Keep a Lid On it - Northern Ireland Litter Campaign

Driving shoppers, tourists and workers into city and town centres is the focus for many businesses across Northern Ireland. However, the eyesore of overflowing bins can be off-putting and damage the reputation and image of our streets. Not only that, but often waste paper, plastic and packaging that spills from open bins ends up polluting… Read More

Hiring: Digger Driver / Recycling Technician

careers at isl belfast

Due to business expansion, we are currently recruiting for an Onsite Digger Driver / Recycling Technician, responsible for daily achievement towards zero waste to landfill. Duties Include: Operating a 10 ton digger within a factory setting. Adhering to company policy and procedures at all times. Experience & Requirements: Experience working within production environment. Familiarity with… Read More

Halloween Recycling & Waste Facts & How You Can Go Green This Spooky Season!

Halloween Waste

Halloween is fast approaching and while we all love a bit of fancy dress and dunking for apples, there is no getting away from the fact that a LOT of waste is generated! From the tonnes of food waste, to the mountains of cheap plastic accessories and decorations, Halloween might be a fun time for… Read More

Mallusk Athletic F.C: New football jerseys made from recycled plastic bottles!

Mallusk FC Recycled Jerseys

ISL Waste Management is committed to supporting local charities and sporting clubs and we love it when we can bring an environmental twist to the relationship. Our latest partnership is with Mallusk Athletic F.C. This year we sponsored the team, which is both close to our hearts and our headquarters. We went one step further… Read More

UK Government announces pilot scheme to reduce food waste

Community Cafe surplus food

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that he will be launching a pilot scheme which will push to reduce the amount of food waste being produced across the UK. The Conservative Party have allocated £15 million of funds to support the scheme, which will be targeted at manufacturing and retail businesses. It has been reported… Read More