John Scanlon, Chief Executive Officer for SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
In the UK, we have transformed our business around making the circular economy a reality. This enables us to meet our customers’ needs better and to respond to the challenges of sustainability now and in the future.
John Scanlon , Chief Executive Officer | SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

About us

We employ more than 5,000 people in the UK. Since 1988, we have been managing waste and water for our local authority and business customers. Today, we are pioneering sustainable solutions and innovative technologies for the UK’s circular economy.

Our management team

Our contribution in the UK relies on the commitment, engagement and teamwork of the more than 6,000 people that make up SUEZ recycling and recovery UK and SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions. This talented and diverse workforce is supported by our executive committee and senior management teams.

A sustainable business

Sustainability is the only business case – for our company, and ultimately, for the Earth, economy and everyone. We reinvented our business in the UK to support the transition to a circular economy. And we will measure and report our performance against this triple test for the planet, people and profit.

Our health and safety culture

Health and safety is at the heart of our culture at SUEZ. It is for everyone, anywhere, at any time. Our dedicated people are well-equipped, trained and prepared to ensure that health and safety always comes first. Together, we strive for a culture that is open, honest, and honourable, keeping continuous improvement at the top of our agenda.

Our locations

SUEZ operates from more than 300 locations throughout the UK – from energy-from-waste facilities to water treatment facilities.