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Recycle Week: How can you step up your business recycling?

20th September 2021 Posted by

It’s time to celebrate! From 20 – 26 September, Recycle Now (England’s government-funded national recycling campaign) will be running Recycle Week. Back for its 18th year, Recycle Week is the annual event that brings everyone together — businesses, recycling companies, governments, and the media — to do one very important thing: encourage people to recycle more. Whether that’s making the

Top 10 tips for recycling more this Summer

5th July 2021 Posted by

Summer – a time to relax, recharge and recycle! As the weather warms up and the days are longer, we tend to spend more time outside, enjoying garden parties, barbeques, picnics and day trips. However, let’s not forget to protect the environment where we’re spending our time and continue to recycle. There are small things we can all do which

Sustainability is good business

6th November 2020 Posted by

Pressure on retail and hospitality sectors is mounting There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience of UK businesses in all sectors. Business face dealing with front line staff absences, increasing service demand – online retail and waste management for example – and the furloughing of staff with uncertainty about their return to work. Not to

Collaboration: the resource sector and beyond

2nd December 2019 Posted by

The last month has certainly been busy when it comes to events in the resources and waste industry. Our advent calendars are ready and waiting to begin the countdown to Christmas, and it seems many have managed to squeeze their events and workshops in ahead of the festivities. It’s been an opportune time to make the most of the knowledge

Weirdest items we find in our recycling facilities

17th September 2019 Posted by

Posted by SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. SUEZ in the UK manages recyclable material collected from over five million households. This means that we often find some unusual items on the conveyor belts at our materials recycling facilities. Buy milk, feed the cat, water plants, take out recycling bin…the list of household chores goes on, and sometimes we have a

Our plastic journey continues

20th May 2019 Posted by

Working through the Resource and Waste Strategy and its four consultation documents made me reflect on how busy we were irrespective of the policy process. One very active area has been the subject of plastics, their production, consumption, discarding and impacts when lost in the wider environment. Plastic-to-diesel SUEZ has been collecting, sorting and recycling the more recognisable plastics for

The UK waste sector can play a pivotal role on the climate change debate

15th May 2019 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. The last few weeks have seen media attention return (hopefully not for a limited time only) from Brexit to global climate change. With the release of Sir David Attenborough’s fine BBC documentary ‘Climate Change – the facts’ and the release of the UK Committee on Climate Change’s report ‘Net Zero – the UK’s contribution to stopping global warming’ which highlighted which

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