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Energy from Waste technology is at the heart of a shift to a circular economy

13th June 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. I was fortunate enough to attend the launch of the Environmental Services Association (ESA) report on the role of energy recovery in a circular economy last week (6 June) at the House of Commons, which was both well attended and well received. It is a short document (thankfully I hear you cry) that highlights the

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 12 | Suffolk energy-from-waste (EfW) facility

23rd April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. The energy-from-waste facility, located in Great Blakenham, Suffolk is one of our newest sites which began operating in December 2014. The facility manages residual waste from Suffolk households in partnership with Suffolk County Council, though a 25-year partnership agreement. The site can process 269,000 tonnes of waste per annum, with 175,000 tonnes coming directly from Suffolk

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 10 | Kirklees materials recycling facility (MRF) and energy-from-waste (EfW) facility

4th April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. SUEZ’s Kirklees site, located near Leeds, is one of the older sites and contracts in the SUEZ portfolio, which is an integrated contract dating back to 1998. The council collects recycling and residual waste commingled and brings both streams to the site for processing. Over 90 per cent of the waste is diverted from landfill

SUEZ site-seeing | Weekly round up

8th December 2017 Posted by

Over the past few weeks, our new External Affairs Director, Dr Adam Read has been busy touring the country and getting to know what goes on backstage at SUEZ, today he reflects on the facilities he has seen so far. Following his visits, Adam put together a series of short blogs giving you a flavour of what goes on at each

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 2 | Severnside energy recovery centre

22nd November 2017 Posted by

Following his first visit to materials recycling facility (MRF) in Avonmouth, External Affairs Director, Dr Adam Read continued his backstage tour of SUEZ sites this week. Adam is putting together a series of short blogs giving you a flavour of what goes on at each of the sites he visits.   Second stop – Severnside Energy Recovery Centre (SERC)… Next up was our Severnside energy-from-waste (EfW) plant

You can’t try from the sideline

9th November 2017 Posted by

I’m a rugby enthusiast and coach a youth team in my spare time. Very often, I find myself reminding zealous parents and spectators that the youngsters playing a game are still learning. Naturally, judging their performance and skills and expecting results worthy of a national team is not constructive nor supportive to relatively inexperienced players. At the end of the day, we

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