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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 13th May 2019
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May 2019

Success! What does it mean? To some companies its about the Turnover/Profit/New Market Penetration/Share Price (delete as applicable) To our Social Enterprise, Success is measured by impacts both Social and Environmental . From an Environmental perspective we have kept over 1500 tonnes of waste timber out of landfill in the last 12 months. Of that, […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 29th January 2019
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January 2019

Did you know there are now over 30 Wood Recycling Projects based in the UK, under the National Community Wood Recycling umbrella? We all operate under the same fundamental premis, to re-use waste timber. We collect waste timber from Manufacturing and Construction industries with a view to salvaging as much usable timber as possible. Just […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 27th November 2018
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December 2018

One of the things that motivates us is Innovation. Innovation is what led us to offer a service that has a Re-use element to it, preventing perfectly good timber from being processed into biomass. Making it available for the general public to get creative with. Processing waste timber into biomass was innovative at the time, […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 3rd October 2018
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October 2018

One of the questions frequently asked of us, is – Where do you get all of your timber from? The simple answer is Construction and Manufacturing. Working with the Construction industry we clear their waste timber and process this into Biomass for power generation. At the end of each build there is usually surplus materials […]
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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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