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Recycle Week: How can you step up your business recycling?

22nd October 2021 Posted by

It’s time to celebrate! From 20 – 26 September, Recycle Now (England’s government-funded national recycling campaign) will be running Recycle Week. Back for its 18th year, Recycle Week is the annual event that brings everyone together — businesses, recycling companies, governments, and the media — to do one very important thing: encourage people to recycle more. Whether that’s making the

The future of business must be the triple bottom line

22nd October 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Adam Read, Director of External Affairs at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK.  With the world now waking up to the perfect storm of climate, biodiversity and social crises, it is clear that businesses and other organisations must play their part fully in tackling these issues head on, because without the private sector delivering its best foot forward, we

Resource strategy alignment – let the debates begin!

22nd October 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Adam Read, Director of External Affairs at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. This blog was originally posted by EfW Net. Welcome back! I trust you are all rested after your summer break, albeit it was another odd summer given changing travel conditions and any number of COVID variant outbreaks in our favoured locations. It seems things are settling

Dyslexia and the diversity dividend

22nd October 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK Albert Einstein and Kiera Knightley, John Lennon, and Sir Richard Branson – all highly successful in their careers, admired role models, and dyslexic. They’re just a few of the famous examples of people who’ve overcome dyslexia’s hidden barriers, or perhaps it’d be

Reduce, re-use, recycle, repair!

15th October 2021 Posted by

This Saturday (16 October) is International Repair Day – and what better opportunity to share with you a handful of the great re-use and repair projects that SUEZ has been undertaking at Devon’s re-use shops and household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) which we operate on behalf of the county council. We caught up with Jacqui Winterburn, Devon Re-use Area Coordinator,

The road to inclusion

13th September 2021 Posted by

Earlier this summer, I felt both shocked and moved while hosting our weekly Wellness for All webinar. One of a series of sessions raising awareness and promoting inclusion and diversity in our company, the theme was transgender. Bobbi Pickard of Trans in the City – a joint initiative with global companies to inform attitudes to gender diversity – shared her

Hiring interns – as that first rung gets higher

4th August 2021 Posted by

For young people, high summer should be a rite of passage marked by exams, graduation and perhaps travel, or a first real experience of the world of work. But just as the pandemic has taken away many freedoms and disrupted their education, the aftershocks are impacting the life chances of young people, not least new interns and graduates.

How the Emissions Trading Scheme can help the waste sector meet decarbonisation targets

22nd July 2021 Posted by

Blog by Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Carbon, net zero and climate change are a key focus of governments, businesses and citizens across the world, especially when brought into stark focus through the exceptional heat and rainfall events of recent weeks. Whilst keeping an eye on resource consumption, natural capital and biodiversity net gain,

Our guide to business waste management

21st July 2021 Posted by

Sustainability should be high on the agenda of many business owners, but unfortunately it is often the elephant in the room. Generally, businesses want to do more, but not at the expense of their bottom line or productivity. However, by simply managing your business waste better, businesses can make a big difference.

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