Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recycling and resource management
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  • Contact
    • Suez House, Grenfell Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1ES

About SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd

Part of the global SUEZ group, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK employs over 5,000 people across 300 sites in the UK.

Established in the UK in 1988 and headquartered in Maidenhead, the recycling and resource management company serves over 12 million residents and 30,000 business customers, enabling them to reduce their impact on the environment by using waste to create new products or generate energy.

The firm’s aim is to live in a society where there is no more waste. To meet this objective, the company lives by the following core values: enthusiasm, excellence, creativity, responsibility, communication and collaboration.

Since 2008, the company’s UK operations have been led by Chief Executive Officer David Palmer-Jones, who has fostered an open-door policy where anyone can approach the senior management team at any time.

What is it like to work for SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
SUEZ have internally designed, developed and delivered a three-tier coaching programme to support managers, comprising: Manager as Coach, formal coaching, and executive coaching. The company also measures and recognises performance in a variety of formal and informal ways.
SUEZ are committed to identifying, tackling and preventing the causes of work-related stress and to provide appropriate support and consideration to staff suffering from stress. They also have a wellbeing working group, made up of team members across the business.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The SUEZ team in Leatherhead, Surrey, were instrumental in bringing the Ashstead WI's Remembrance Sunday tribute to life by providing over 1,000 washed and cut plastic bottles. The tribute project, called 'Reuse, Recycle, Remember', used the bottoms and lids of plastic bottles to create poppies.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

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  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    85% / 15%

Regional Engagement

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