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We are finally asking the right questions about deposit return schemes

6th April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. Last week was perhaps a pivotal point in the evolution of UK waste management policy and practice, and that had nothing to do with our stagnating recycling rate or our hopes and fears post Brexit. No, it was down to the commitment from Michael Gove that England would have a deposit return system (DRS) for

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 | Part 8 | Landor Street, Integrated resource recovery centre

21st March 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr. Adam Read. The second site visit this year was organised at our integrated resource recovery facility at Landor Street, in the heart of industrial Birmingham. Given the post-Christmas materials uplift, it was an ideal time to see a relatively small site working to its maximum, clearing the backlog of recyclates from the West Midlands and beyond! The

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 6 | Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF)

2nd February 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr. Adam Read. In the run up to Christmas 2017, I was out and about visiting SUEZ’s sites with stops at Avonmouth materials recycling facility (MRF), Severnside Energy Recovery Centre, rail based transfer stations in West London, the new Eco Park development in Surrey, and community recycling centre and re-use centre in Leatherhead. In anticipation of my next

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 5 | Charlton Lane, anaerobic digestion plant and gasification facility

1st 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. Following his visits, Adam put together a series of short blogs giving you a flavour of what goes on at each of the visited sites. Fifth stop – Charlton Lane, anaerobic digestion plant

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

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