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Trio builds Wiser Group team

The Wiser Group team has expanded by three in the last month with the addition of Andrea Petrolati, Emma Ellams and Oliver Hirst. Andrea (pictured left) has joined Wiser Environment to support our growing portfolio of work in environmental, health and safety, energy and quality management systems. He also becomes the lead contact for Wiser…

Directors complete Summer of Challenges

This month the last event in the Summer of Challenges was completed in the Transylvanian Carpathian Mountains by directors Russell and Dominic Hirst with their brother Adam. The trio took a three day mountain bike tour in the Bucegi & Piatra Craiului Mountains covering 110km of off road mountain trails and 3,500m of climbing in the…

The whys and wherefores of air dispersion modelling

Have you ever tried to understand or explain the need for air dispersion modelling? Our sister company, Wiser Environment, has written a short guide looking at the whys and wherefores of air dispersion modelling (ADM). ‘Five things you need to know about ADM’ looks at who needs air dispersion modelling and when they might need…

One year on, our Managing Director reflects…

A year after the fire that destroyed our Cambridgeshire facility, Wiser Recycling is in a much stronger place despite this most debilitating setback. Our focus in this past twelve months has been to look after our existing clients and to consolidate our business, meaning that we are now in a position to forge ahead and…

Celebrate Recycle Week – Recycling is worth it!

The 14th Recycle Week kicks off this week with the theme ’Recycling – It’s Worth It!’ to encourage us all to recycle more. The aim this year is to promote the benefits of recycling and help bust recycling myths such as ‘it all goes to landfill anyway’. As a processor of significant quantities of waste…

Recruiting Senior Environmental Consultant

Our sister company Wiser Environment is recruiting a Senior Consultant in permitting and health & safety to join their fast growing environmental consultancy. The Senior Consultant will provide expert advice to clients around environmental permitting and planning applications as well as health & safety. The successful candidate will manage the team, workload and projects to provide…

Directors climb over 25,000 feet in Pyrenees charity cycle

Last week, the Directors of Wiser Group overcame their latest test in the Summer of Challenges to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity. The challenge saw the directors Russell and Dominic Hirst and Charlie Thomas joined by a friend Alistair Whitehead to cycle 400km across the Pyrenees. The ride took in major Tour de…

Wiser works to reduce the risk of future fires

Wiser Recycling continues to take steps towards rebuilding a recycling and reuse presence in St Ives, Cambridgeshire following the fire that devastated our waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) facility last September. But with a spate of similar fires across the UK in the eight months since, we are looking very closely at what can…

Dominic ticks off second directors’ challenge

Dominic Hirst ticked off the second in the directors’ summer of challenges yesterday, mountain biking for thirteen hours which included 87 miles along Britain’s oldest road. Wiser’s Operations Director mountain biked along the Ridgeway Trail that starts in the World Heritage Site of Avebury and passes through the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural…

Directors complete first fundraising challenge

Two of the Directors of Wiser Group have completed the first of their fundraising challenges this summer to raise money for the Firefighters Charity and Raptor Foundation. Russell and Dominic Hirst completed the Three Peaks Fell Race along with 700 other runners on 29th April, finishing in 4 hours 40 and 4 hours 27 respectively…