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  • In 2022, has the penny finally dropped?

    For a year that started out with a great deal of hope for post-pandemic recovery, it’s certainly been filled with unexpected twists and turns. Political and economic turmoil, extreme weather events and an energy crisis has both businesses and individuals...

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  • Sherbourne Recycling choose WasteRecruit to staff up their new facility in Coventry.

    WasteRecruit has been awarded the tender to deliver recruitment services for the newly formed Sherbourne Recycling Ltd.  Sherbourne Recycling was created in 2021 to develop and operate a new state of the art recycling facility on behalf of eight local...

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  • How Urban Mining is set to revolutionise everything.

    Most of us are familiar with the adage: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The idea is that entrenching these habits can help create circular economies. Reducing volumes of virgin resources being extracted from the earth and reducing carbon emissions. The current...

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  • Travel dreams come at a cost, and no-one wants to foot the bill

    In 2019 it is estimated that 1.4 billion people travelled globally. Destinations around the world reported visitor numbers at the highest levels following steady growth in the past decade. By the start of 2020, the tourism industry was setting itself...

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  • The oldest form of recycling

    In older generations, anyone who grew up with older siblings knows all about hand-me-downs. When big brother Brian grew out of his shoes, they were handed down to Tom. And then possibly re-soled and handed down to Jimmy. When Jimmy...

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  • What’s the role of EfW in the race to net zero?

    Historically, EfW was seen as a large scale, mass burn solution to divert waste from landfill, reducing the volume of waste by as much as 95%. A second benefit is the reduction of methane generated from landfill sites because of...

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  • Our place on the planet

    It is interesting to have conversations about the state of the planet with different generations. While teens and young adults may be accused of being completely immersed in all things technology, the one thing that they have an acute awareness...

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  • Is Green Hydrogen the key to decarbonisation and energy security?

    The world is facing a seemingly impossible task in terms of energy security. To reduce carbon emissions there is pressure to transition away from fossil fuels and their derivatives. At the same time the demand for energy is increasing. While...

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  • CASE STUDY: Coventry City Council – MRF Project

    “Our brief to WasteRecruit was very clear: Explore the market for the best MRF manager who would be happy not running a MRF for the next three years’ and who can help us design and build a state of the...

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  • Should the UK ban all plastic waste exports?

    Last month the Chief Executive of the Environmental Agency suggested that the UK should consider banning all plastic waste exports in order to curb waste crime and stimulate local recycling. This announcement was met with a backlash from the recycling...

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