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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

Five surprising facts about the Suffolk energy-from-waste facility

14th November 2022 Posted by

Since 2014, our Suffolk energy-from-waste (EfW) facility has been putting waste to good use by converting waste materials into energy to generate electricity. The facility, in partnership with Suffolk County Council, processes 295,000 tonnes of waste a year from households and businesses across Suffolk. What makes this facility so unique? Here are five surprising facts about the Suffolk EfW.

What will the next 12 months look like for the waste industry?

14th October 2022 Posted by

Nearly a month since the RWM & Let’s Recycle Live 2022, the UK’s leading event for waste, resource and sustainability professionals, we are catching up with Emily Nurse our Sustainability and Social Value Intern, to capture the insight of an industry newcomer, who spent a couple of days in Birmingham last month to find out what the next 12 months

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