Callum

“The general public and site staff love to see things being reused.”

Callum Stilwell works with the Bristol Waste Company as a Reuse Apprentice.

“I started in the reuse side of recycling when I saw an apprenticeship listed on the Bristol Waste website.”

“Stopping things being thrown away and getting a second life is amazing. This is what really interested me in reuse: stopping things that are still working from being wasted. The general public and site staff love to see things being reused.”

“My daily work includes measuring weights at the weigh-bridge, as well as finding and sorting items for the shop.”

“I think the reason why people can’t always recycle or reuse items can be down to a few factors. Sometimes it can be a spring clean and people don’t have time to sort items. Or it could be they think the item is no use to anyone any more.”

“We check if the items are working, and then get them ready for selling in our Reuse Shop or on eBay.”

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