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We are recruiting a Site Operations Manager

We are now recruiting a Site Operations Manager within Wiser Recycling, based at our Thetford Site to support us in growing our business. This is a great opportunity to work within a company that is successful in its field. This is a great opportunity to work within a company that is successful in its field. Apply today

Global Recycling Day

The year’s Global Recycling Day is on the 18th of March. The Global Recycling Foundation’s event will celebrate and recognise Recycling Heros and their outstanding contribution during these unprecedented times.

The EA has updated its fire prevention plan guidance

The EA has updated its fire prevention plan guidance. The update includes further information on the Agency’s fire prevention plan demands. New advice includes physical demonstrations for alternative measures, steps to reduce the risk of fire from batteries and more.

New metal lamp containers available

Wiser Recycling now offers metal lamp containers available across the UK. The specialised fluorescent tube and lamp container can effortlessly store up to 2,000 6ft fluorescent tubes. Perfect for sites that require robust and secure storage of luminaires. The clean and presentable containers are available today. Order now. Since 2002, Wiser Recycling has provided safe…

COVID-19 update from the Wiser Group

The Wiser Group continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation. As always, the safety of Wiser’s employees, customers and partners is a top priority. In line with Government advice, the following is the Wiser Group’s current approach to COVID-19: What the Wiser Group is doing Wiser continues to review Government and NHS advice, and also practices…

E-waste and the circular economy

Last month, the government announced that the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will be carrying out an inquiry into electronic waste and the circular economy. The EAC which oversees environmental protection and sustainable development will be looking at e-waste and the circular economy, examining how the UK can implement a circular economy for electrical goods and…

Wiser transitioning to new health & safety standard

Wiser Group is in the process of transitioning to the new Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standard BS ISO 45001 from OHSAS 18001. The new ISO 45001 standard was published in March 2018. With it, the International Organization for Standardization aims to improve health & safety in the workplace and reduce the thousands of…

Are new WEEE recycling targets achievable?

Last month, DEFRA announced the 2019 WEEE recycling targets which are 12% higher than the amount of household WEEE collected by compliance schemes in 2018. The higher targets are required to meet EU requirements but given the UK failed to meet 2018 targets, are these new WEEE recycling targets achievable? EU WEEE targets The UK…