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Found 38 Waste and Recycling jobs

Growing populations and increased awareness regarding managing waste and recycling have resulted in a higher demand for waste management professionals within the industry. Targets implemented by the European Union Landfill Directive have increased efforts to manage and handle waste disposal effectively. As a result, Waste Jobs and Recycling Jobs have continued to increase over the last few years to support this demand.

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The UK generates millions of tonnes of waste annually and it is the responsibility of the waste management industry to manage and dispose waste efficiently and safely. Waste Management and Recycling Officers are popular roles within the industry and generally involve overseeing waste management strategies, assisting with the development of new waste schemes and overall aiming to achieve the waste reduction and recycling targets. The growth of renewable energy jobs in the UK is partly due to the increased pressure to handle waste management more effectively.

Salaries within the waste industry generally start at £20,000 - 22,000 with the potential of earning in excess of £45,000 with senior level experience. Chartered waste managers are likely to earn in excess of £50,000

For further information on working as a waste management officer visit the prospects website.