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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.

5 tips for sustainable waste management in the hospitality industry

28th July 2022 Posted by

The government’s goal of Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050 is affecting every industry, and the hospitality sector is no exception. In fact, research has found that the number of consumers concerned about the environment is rising, and many would now be more likely to try a restaurant’s sustainable dish over their regular favourite. With the environmental impact of the

Five ways to make your business more sustainable in 2022

28th January 2022 Posted by

As 2022 is now in full swing, we find the subject of sustainability continues to rise up in the agenda of our customer as well as the general public. Consumers are demanding greener products and services, while businesses are challenged with meeting expectations. With so much discussion around sustainability, you might be looking to step up your efforts this year.

Degrees of hope, and desperation

17th December 2021 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. As we approach the end of the calendar year, it’s natural to pause and take stock. That reflective mood is all the more appropriate at times like this, when we’re suspended between waves of the coronavirus and the future of our planet hangs

Engaging employees with a purpose

5th May 2021 Posted by

Among the many issues thrown into stark reality by the coronavirus pandemic, one stands out for business – the importance of purpose. Leaders and businesses with a sense of purpose seem more relevant now. Companies and employees that share a common purpose are also more effective. And they’re needed more than ever as we face up to our most formidable

The Sustainable Development Goals impact on the resources and waste management sector

28th May 2020 Posted by

You would have thought that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were a perfect fit for a waste sector that is going through its own rapid evolution, even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit us. By 2024, expected policy reforms around consistent collections, deposit return schemes and an overhaul of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) are all due to be operational. Though I

Brands talk about sustainability, but are they making a genuine difference?

30th January 2020 Posted by

We all know how the rise of Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II in 2017 have provoked the public’s consciousness around environmental issues and our climate as well. These influential factors followed the United Nations forming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. Working with governments, companies, start-ups, NGOs and other organisations, they plan to solve some of

Improving recycling rates on campus

17th October 2017 Posted by

Although freshers’ week has come to an end, there is still a buzz in the air. Universities and colleges across the country are bursting with eager students ready to take on the new academic year. This excitement brings new opportunities to improve environmental performance on campus. Understanding the waste streams that are generated on campus is a good step towards improving

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