Entrepreneur profile: Nick Oettinger, The Furniture Recycling Group

His recycling firm has grown from operating from a small yard six years ago, to a business with £3 million in turnover which employs 60 staff. Nick Oettinger now leads a team that recycles nearly a third of all mattresses in the UK. Here's how he did it.


Keenan Recycling expands in Central Belt with BGF investment

Scottish organic waste management company receives backing from Business Growth Fund


Energy & Environmental Fund adds Ultromex to its growing portfolio

A business which facilitates the recovery of high-value metals from electronic and industrial waste products has received the backing of The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental.


Foresight leads green charge with East London recycling plant

A new organic waste facility to be built in East London's docks has received the backing it needs to begin development.


Recycling company bags €10.8 million

Private equity firm WHEB Ventures has invested €10.8 million (£9 million) in the recycling company Friedola TECH.


Soil recycler secures £2 million

Octopus Ventures has invested £2 million for a 'significant minority stake' in Essex-based soil remediation company AQS.


Plastics recycler gains growth finance

2K Manufacturing, a private equity-backed specialist in plastics recycling, has received funding of £3 million to invest in expansion.


Growth capital for tyre recycler

Crumb Rubber, a Devon-based tyre recycler, has secured £4 million from venture capital investor Foresight Group.


Frog Capital doubles recycling company stake

London-based venture firm Frog Capital has doubled its stake in industrial recycling business SiC Processing by purchasing shares from other investors.


Foresight invests in food waste recycler

Vertal, a food waste recycling company, has received £5 million from cleantech-focused venture capitalist Foresight.


Recycling company receives £4 million

New Earth Solutions, a waste management company, has received a further £4 million from environmental investor Impax Asset Management.


Brothers snap up recycling firm Glazewing 

The brothers who sold municipal services company Verdant to Greenstar last year have returned to the waste industry after buying Glazewing.