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Is the plastics debate moving forward? Part 1

22nd February 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Adam Read (External Affairs Director, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK) Unsurprisingly, there is still so much attention focused on plastics across the media, from “why so much is being exported for reprocessing”, to “why single use plastics haven’t been phased out yet”, and “how will new packaging formats and materials meet consumer and environmental demands better”? In

How to choose the right bin for your business – and save money!

15th February 2021 Posted by

Running a business is no small feat. The daily expenses quickly add up and with all the overheads, it can be a challenge to understand where you can save money. However, there is one area which is often overlooked, and that is your bin. Many business owners don’t know that simply choosing the right bin, can help to reduce costs

The green recovery needs new green skills – are you ready?

25th January 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Adam Read (External Affairs Director, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK) Its been a busy few weeks since the Christmas holidays ended, and quite a bit of my focus has been on the government’s plans for a post COVID green recovery, in particular the government’s Environment Audit Committee’s call for evidence on green skills which I submitted last

12 top tips for a greener Christmas

3rd December 2020 Posted by

This year has been like no other, full of uncertainly, anxiety and worry. One thing that is certain though is Christmas, and the mountain of waste that comes with it. Retailers will traditionally plan their festive sales, tempting us all to part with our hard-earned cash. While those of us taking care of waste collections across the country, are also

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, clarity and consistency – a call to arms from the recent SUEZ Customer Conference

7th October 2020 Posted by

Being positive One of the things I really look forward to each year since joining SUEZ, has been our  customer conference for local authority clients, when over the course of two days we provide an informal and welcoming environment in which our customers, from collection, processing and disposal contracts around the UK, can come and learn about sectoral developments, can

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