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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

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: Hopes and aspirations for 2023

2nd February 2023 Posted by

Blog By Siobhan O’Dell, Community Liaison Manager at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK 2022 was a year of suspense as we waited for clarification from government on the upcoming changes to policy needed for local authorities and the waste industry to begin making pragmatic plans to deliver a greener economy. Yesterday’s webinar, hosted by Sarah Ottaway, Sustainability and Social Value

End of the road or a phoenix from the ashes for EfW in the UK?

3rd January 2023 Posted by

Blog by Dr Adam Read, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. This blog was originally posted by EfW Net. It’s been a while since my last post where I was focused on decarbonisation and the opportunity for developing new skills and a new workforce for the energy from waste sector. Consultations have come and gone, and

Webinar highlights: Reuse and repair

16th December 2022 Posted by

Blog by Emily Nurse, Sustainability and Social Value Intern at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. With growing demand for a shift to a more circular economy, reuse and repair programmes have rapidly come to the fore, looking to become the next priority within the waste prevention agenda. Following the launch of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK’s guide, Putting reuse at

Part 1: A waste newbie’s week of site visits – key takeaways

16th December 2022 Posted by

Our Social Value and Sustainability Intern, Emily Nurse shares her key learnings from her week of visiting various SUEZ locations across the UK. During October, I was given the opportunity to visit a number of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK waste management sites around the country. Having only been at SUEZ since September, it was a fantastic chance for me

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