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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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  • CASE STUDY - EPENDYS

    “When deciding to expand the business into the UK, it was imperative we recruited the right person not just for the role but for the culture of the business. The WasteRecruit assessment process enabled us to do exactly that. I...

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  • Recycling for Precious Resources – The Future of Waste

    Recycling for Precious Resources – The Future of Waste The role of the waste management is rapidly evolving and heading towards becoming a pivotal resource industry. In recent years the industry has developed from just waste collections, rudimentary recycling, and...

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  • Who will bridge the gap to the circular economy?

    As companies and members of the public become more aware of climate, social and sustainability issues, there is a growing sense that something needs to be done. In mainstream commerce and industry the question is where to start? Achieving a...

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  • 3 Challenges facing the transition to EV’s in the UK

    Most people in the UK are aware of climate change issues and the need to reduce carbon emissions, even if they don’t fully understand how to go about it. That’s not surprising considering industry experts still don’t have all the...

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  • 2021 – A story of progress, platitudes, more storms and more waste

    As we hurtle towards the end of 2021, the pace of business, especially in the waste sector is showing no sign of slowing down. While in the broader sense it’s good for business, it’s also an indication of the additional...

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  • Recycling is broken, why bother?

    At the end of October 2021, leading up to the COP26 summit in Glasgow, our illustrious PM decided he would weigh in on the topic of plastics recycling in the UK. “It doesn’t work,” he claimed “And is not the...

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  • Counting the Cost of Convenience

    It’s almost inconceivable that in 2021 anyone could be unaware of the negative impacts of plastic and other pollution, yet globally the response seems to be token at best. News articles and discussions on plastic pollution are usually accompanied with...

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