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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 6th August 2018
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August 2018

So, what do we do with all the ‘Waste’ timber that we collect? We collected approximately 150 tonnes of timber in July. Of that, we put 200 pallets back into the logistics supply chain to be re-used. We saved 15 tonnes for ‘re-use’ eg. timber that was in a good enough condition to be used […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 3rd July 2018
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July 2018

May and June were 2 of the busiest months for us, we recycled 143 tonnes of waste timber in  May, with new construction sites coming on stream as well as new manufacturing customers. One new customer was Gatwick Airport Ltd. With 60 companies subcontracting for them in the Environment and Construction sectors, we have already […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 7th May 2018
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May 2018

April was such a busy month for us. We were working with Flights of Fantasy http://www.flightsoffantasy.co.uk/image-gallery/ who have been replacing the boardwalks at Wakehurst Place. We have taken approx. 10 tonnes of oak back to our barn in order to sort, clean and make available to the public. We were also nominated finalists for the Green Business […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 26th February 2018
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February 2018

Although we recycle and re-use ‘waste’ timber, the recycling of plastic waste is something that is increasingly in the public eye. January 2018 saw China begin to enforce its rules on banning the importing of 24 grades of solid waste, including plastic. Britain currently exports about 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste, mainly to China, for […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 16th January 2018
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January 2018

ISO 14001 Does your company have an Environmental Management System (EMS)? An environmental management system (EMS) helps to understand and actively manage environmental impacts, costs, risks & legislation. It requires that an organisation considers all environmental issues relevant to its operations, such as air pollution, water and sewage issues, waste management, soil contamination, climate change […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 22nd December 2017
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December 2017

Thought I would post a piece about the National Community Wood Recycling project (of which we are a part). The National Community Wood Recycling Project (NCWRP) was founded in 2003 to help set up and develop a nationwide network of wood recycling social enterprises. Modelled on the multi-award-winning Brighton & Hove Wood Recycling Project (also known as […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 22nd October 2017
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October 2017

Here at Mid Sussex Wood Recycling we not only recycle waste timber, we primarily re-use what we can. This has a number of benefits… Perfectly usable timber is not consigned to becoming biomass. Timber is reused by a number of people for a whole raft of projects both inside and outside the home. Demand for […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 12th September 2017
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September 2017

So, here we are in the middle of our 10th year and it’s been quite a journey. From humble beginnings of a rented van and no premises we have grown to become an Award Winning Social Enterprise that recycles waste timber for some of the biggest house building companies in the South East. We have […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 9th August 2017
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July 2017

Would you like to join our award winning Social Enterprise? We have a full-time driver/collector position available. The hours are Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. We pay the UK Living Wage (not to be confused with the Govt. minimum wage) plus holidays (and you get your birthday as an extra holiday day). The main criteria are…over 25 (insurance […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 17th June 2017
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May 2017

Quite a busy month for us…we won an award! Responsible Business of the Year at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. Its the first business award that we have put ourselves up for and were so pleased to have won. A culmination of a lot of hard work by our team and a real dedication to […]
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