Craig Curtis, managing director of CS Recycling, Potters Bar, England, has been elected as the new president of The Recycling Association, Daventry, England. Curtis replaces Adrian Jackson in the role. According to a news release from The Recycling Association, Jackson stepped down from his position after retiring from the industry.
“Craig Curtis is well known in the recycling industry and has been an active board member for a number of years. I’ve known Craig for a long time and have always appreciated the support he has given to me and the association,” says Simon Ellin, chief executive of The Recycling Association. “As managing director of CS Recycling, he has years of experience in the recycling sector that will prove valuable as we take The Recycling Association forward.
“I would also like to thank Adrian Jackson for the years of service he has given to The Recycling Association as president and prior to that. Adrian has overseen a transformation of the association that has seen a vast increase in the number of members. It has also been a time where the profile of the association has been higher. Adrian’s support and efforts have been a huge part of that.”
“I am delighted to become president of The Recycling Association and consider it a great honor,” Curtis says. “I am looking forward to building on the fantastic work that Adrian and Simon have produced over the past few years and will continue working on growing membership, lobbying the government and the EU, increasing our networking opportunities and promoting our very successful Quality First campaign. With the recently published Resources & Waste Strategy and extended producer responsibility coming into force, it is a time of great change for the recycling industry, and I am excited to work int his role to help the industry reach its potential.”
Jackson adds that he has thoroughly enjoyed his time as president of the association and congratulates Curtis on his new position. “Now that I have retired from the recycling industry, it seemed like the ideal opportunity to step down. The Recycling Association is fortunate to have somebody like Craig as its president, and I know he will represent the interests of its fantastic membership.”