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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 3rd April 2020
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April 2020

A strange blog for strange times. With the advent of the COVID-19 virus the commercial world, as we knew it, has changed rapidly. From an operational viewpoint we have been greatly affected. Our business model relies on other companies supplying waste timber for us to collect and process. With the majority of manufacturing and construction […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 6th January 2020
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January 2020

As part of our method of working we use 3 diesel vehicles to collect waste timber from construction and manufacturing sites. We are aware that NOx emissions are harmful to the environment and have been looking at ways to reduce this. We have not been able to find alternatively powered commercial vehicles that have the […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 3rd October 2019
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October 2019

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. We have measured our Project against relevant SDG’s in order to demonstrate the steps we have taken to improve Sustainability and Wellbeing in our environment. Goal 10. Reduce inequalities. We pay our staff the National Living Wage […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 17th September 2019
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September 2019

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. We have measured our Project against relevant SDG’s in order to demonstrate the steps we have taken to improve Sustainability and Wellbeing in our environment. 3. Good Health & Wellbeing. We provide a safe space for our […]
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  • By midsussexwoodrecycling
  • Posted 5th August 2019
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August 2019

Collaboration – the process of 2 groups working together to achieve an outcome. Our collaborative process involves working with other like minded organisations to help them achieve their end goal. This is usually in the form of timber and/or ideas that are required for community and school projects. This can be as easy as giving […]
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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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