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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 3

24th November 2017 Posted by

Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director,  continued his backstage tour of SUEZ sites this week visiting two transfer stations in West London to see the source of the waste that is recovered at Severnside Energy Recovery Centre (SERC) . Adam is putting together a series of short blogs giving you a flavour of what goes on at each of the sites he visits.

SUEZ site-seeing | part 2

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

Summer 2017 – View from the Bridge

15th August 2017 Posted by

Andy Hill, Market Development Director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK reports his views on the latest regulations within the wood recycling sector. As I sit here gathering my thoughts as to what to share with you, I can’t help but feel a sense of déjà vu or in other words…here we go again on the merry-go-round of regulatory review!

Secure supply

6th July 2017 Posted by

Andy Hill, in his role as chair of the Wood Recyclers Association, explains why we need to recognise the value of waste wood as an asset towards the UK’s energy security. It’s within many of our lifetimes that we can remember the days of power cuts, coal miner strikes and the like. The days when the UK’s energy market was

Legislation update – Autumn 2016

8th December 2016 Posted by

The Autumn 2016 legislation update is the first update post Brexit. We look at a number of key pieces of legislation, government and industry news, and what it means for our customers. Cutting paper cup waste The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) and the Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) have launched the ‘Paper Cup Manifesto’. This voluntary, industry-wide initiative

RWM 2016

15th September 2016 Posted by

Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition, RWM, is the most established resource management trade show in Europe, with a heritage stretching back nearly 50 years. In the wake of the EU referendum, this three day long event presented an invaluable opportunity for important networking and learning. Tuesday 13 September 2016 David Palmer-Jones, Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

EFRA Committee reports on state of waste management in England

24th October 2014 Posted by

Defra may have hoped that fences had been mended with the waste management sector since its now infamous letter last November, which announced that it would be “stepping back from areas where there was no sign of market failure”. However, those hopes must surely have been dashed by the publication of the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Diary from a cargo vessel taking refuse derived fuel to Sweden

18th August 2014 Posted by

Name: Robert ‘Bob’ Pollock Job title: Senior Site Manager Bob’s normally in charge of a number of sites in Newcastle. However, for one week this spring, he ran off to sea.. on a cargo vessel taking refuse derived fuel to Sweden – which was filmed as part of a BBC documentary on the waste industry.

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