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  • What are the skills needed to drive the circular economy?

    As more companies – big and small start to embrace concepts of the circular economy, business titles are changing. It is no longer just the sustainability experts that are focused on circularity, it’s seeping into all areas of business, and...

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  • The bubble has burst and it’s not all bad

    More than 10 years on from the global financial crisis of 2008, most companies were on the up and up. By 2019, the waste management and renewables industries were enjoying incremental growth. And with increasing global awareness of environmental and...

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  • The Future of Recycling – A 2021 UK Outlook

    Even before the New Year started the waste management industry was hit with a new curveball. The Environmental Agency announced a ban on export of plastics to non-OECD countries. It certainly threw a spanner in the works for plastic traders...

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  • CASE STUDY – TOM WHITE WASTE

    Grant McKelvie, Commercial Director, commented: “Following on from the successful Sherbourne Recovery Park recruitment project, WasteRecruit were the obvious partner to help with the recruitment of the Managing Director for Tom White Waste. We realised early on that we would...

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  • Building Resilience in Waste Management

    As we all breathe a collective sigh of relief that 2020 is drawing to a close, the reality is that the challenges are far from over. The UK is still navigating the second wave of the pandemic and trying to...

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  • Is the Circular Economy too much of a dream?

    For those who have a genuine interest and concern for the environment, replacing the linear economy with a circular economy is not optional. The planet has dwindling resources and a massive pollution problem.  However, switching from a century’s old linear...

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  • Will supermarkets lead the charge with plastic packaging reform?

    There is enough evidence on the perils of plastic waste and the damage it’s doing to our planet for even the laziest of consumers to admit that we all have to make a concerted effort to curb our plastic use....

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  • Changing Streams is on a mission to reduce and eradicate plastics at source in the built environment.

    WasteRecruit recently caught up with Neal Maxwell, Founder of Changing Streams who is on a mission to reduce and eradicate plastics at source in the built environment. Neal is the Chairman of a highly respected interior fit-out and construction specialist...

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  • What’s the value of psychological safety?

    Safety has many definitions in the workplace, depending on the industry. But psychological safety is a relatively new term that is gaining ground in corporate environments. There’s recognition that it’s not enough to make the workplace physically safe, mental wellbeing...

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  • Renewables – innovation and adaptation

      In recent months clean energy has reached some significant milestones; the longest yet period of coal-free energy generation, highest levels of solar generation and massive increases in wind power output. With all the talk of lowering emissions and switching...

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