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Effective waste prevention strategies for the public sector

2nd August 2023 Posted by

Following our recent webinar, ‘Effective waste prevention strategies for the public sector’, Niamh Yates, Communications Intern at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, shares her insights and key takeaways from the session. In our latest webinar, chaired by Dr Adam Read, our panel of industry experts Sarahjane Widdowson from Intelisos, Steve Palfrey from Suffolk County Council, and Karen Marks from City

How businesses can get involved with Plastic Free July

13th July 2023 Posted by

The UK uses a whopping five million tonnes of plastic each year, much of which is disposable. Despite many single-use plastics having a useable lifespan which lasts a matter of minutes, it can take hundreds of years for these items to degrade in landfill, being particularly problematic for the environment. This month marks Plastic Free July – a global movement

Eliminating biodegradable waste from landfills in the UK

11th July 2023 Posted by

Following our recent webinar on ‘Eliminating biodegradable waste from landfills in the UK’, Niamh Yates, Communications Intern at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, shares her thoughts and takeaways from the session. Earlier this year Defra announced that they will be undergoing a consultation which requests feedback, data and evidence on how we can achieve the near elimination of biodegradable waste

Women in engineering | Q&A with an engineer at SUEZ

23rd June 2023 Posted by

Today we mark International Women in Engineering Day to raise awareness of the incredible work women engineers are doing around the world. At SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, we are celebrating our own inspirational engineers across the organisation, who are working hard to make a difference and are leading the way for others to begin a career in engineering. We

How SUEZ is using employment to help rehabilitate prisoners and ex-offenders

22nd May 2023 Posted by

Blog by Emily Nurse, Sustainability and Social Value Intern at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. I recently had the opportunity to visit a couple of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK sites in Surrey, and to speak with members of staff, employed through the company’s ROTL (Released on Temporary License) scheme. Having no previous knowledge of the scheme, and unaware that SUEZ provide this

Webinar highlights: Reviewing the circular economy in action

12th May 2023 Posted by

Following our recent webinar on ‘Reviewing the circular economy in action’, Bethany Ciftci, Internal Communications Executive at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, shares her thoughts and takeaways from the session. In our latest webinar, chaired by Dr Adam Read, our panel of industry experts talked about their journeys to going ‘more circular’ and discussed the very real barriers to innovation

Webinar highlights: Green skills for a better tomorrow

5th May 2023 Posted by

Blog By Siobhan O’Dell, Community Liaison Manager at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Last Friday, SUEZ hosted a webinar on the topic of Green skills for a better tomorrow, chaired by Dr Adam Read. Adam was joined by four expert panellists – Sarahjane Widdowson from Intelisos, Katie Cockburn from CIWM, Fiona Dear from The Restart Project and SUEZ colleague, Claire

Webinar highlights | Re-use: A missed opportunity

11th April 2023 Posted by

Blog by Emily Nurse, Sustainability and Social Value Intern at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. In order for re-use and repair to become economically viable and the norm, it needs to be large-scale, accessible, and easy. As the third and final webinar in SUEZ’s three-part series on repair, released in conjunction with our latest re-use guide, ‘seizing the opportunity’, this

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