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Net Zero is not enough

9th July 2021 Posted by

Blog by Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. As we all grapple with recovery from the COVID pandemic, with the historic and future financial strains and with climate change, carbon reduction and working on plans for, or delivering on commitments in net zero plans, it is perhaps easy to think that we have ‘enough on

Saluting the service – and transferable skills

7th July 2021 Posted by

During Armed Forces week, around 20 SUEZ recycling and recovery UK sites across the country flew the flag to commemorate the Armed Forces. This year, Saturday 26 June was an important day in the calendar for a select band of people in our country, and one we all have cause to celebrate and salute. Armed Forces Day is a chance

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

Celebrating women in engineering

23rd June 2021 Posted by

Today is International Women in Engineering Day and we are celebrating the incredible work that women engineers across the globe are doing to support lives and livelihoods. We caught up with some of our own engineers to hear about the great work they are doing and asked them, why did they choose engineering – here’s what they had to say.

Consistency in collection customer workshop

23rd June 2021 Posted by

Blog by Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK After the efforts of completing the consultation responses for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and Deposit Return Schemes, we held an excellent customer session on Consistency in Collection (CIC) and its impacts on the waste management systems. At first look at costs, you might be drawn to think

What is a waste management audit and how does it work?

9th June 2021 Posted by

How well do you understand your business’s waste streams? How much waste do you produce? What percentage is recyclable? Could you reduce your waste further? Chances are, there are areas in your waste streams where you can improve efficiency, minimise waste and save money. And it all starts with a waste management audit. A waste management audit will help to

Business waste jargon buster

3rd June 2021 Posted by

Don’t let business waste jargon bamboozle you – use the SUEZ jargon buster to sift through and understand the all-important terms when organising your business waste. A Anaerobic digestion Anaerobic digestion is the process of breaking down organic matter, and is an alternative to composting of food waste. The process is called anaerobic because it takes place in the absence

What will be the impact of consistent collections on EPR?

27th May 2021 Posted by

What will be the impact of consistent collections on EPR? After eight weeks of consultation frenzy, reading, re-reading and commenting on the EPR and DRS proposals, the end of the consultation period is almost upon us. Our analysis and assessment period has been impacted by the consistent collection policy reform consultation being delayed by almost four weeks during the local

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