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Recycling Improvement and Engagement Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00623
  • Published: Fri 21/02/2020, 3:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/03/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £34128 - £36486
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Recycling Improvement and Engagement Officer

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.

Full time permanent post

35 hours per week, opportunity to work flexi time

28 days annual leave per annum (4 extra days after 5 years service)

Role Purpose

To support the delivery of projects within the Recycling Improvement and Engagement programme to help minimise waste, increase recycling and reduce contamination across the borough. These include:
• implementing waste reduction programmes and campaigns with residents and within schools
• delivering waste infrastructure improvements on estates
• identifying and engaging with relevant stakeholders
• liaising with internal and external partners, charities, housing and resident groups

Key Responsibilities

Liaise with key stakeholders to develop and carry out waste reduction and reuse initiatives and events.

Work face-to-face with residents to encourage them to improve waste and recycling behaviours.

Carry out surveys, participation monitoring, door knocking and other activities to help support the development of improvements to the waste and recycling services. Deliver waste awareness and education programmes for schools.


Demonstrable knowledge of waste management services and recycling schemes and experience of working with a waste management environment.