Waste & Recycling

From Refuse Collectors to Ground Maintenance teams, we’ll connect you to the right candidates to ensure your contract goes without a hitch.

  • Class 2 Driver


    £11.84 - 17.76 per hour


​Waste & Recycling organisations have been working with us for over 20 years. Why? 
Our solutions are smooth, swift and simple - we find the people they need when they need them.

  • Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment


    We've supported our clients across the Midlands and South Yorkshire for over 30 years. Our extensive knowledge of the local labour market, and ever growing database ensures you can trust us to find the best people for your jobs.

  • Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment


    We’re experts at matching people like you to the jobs you’re looking for. You want to be paid on time, and accurately - we use an efficient timesheet process, alongside an in-house payroll team, who’ll process it to make sure you’re paid every Friday, without fail.

We understand that finding the right talent is the biggest issue our clients face, while our candidates may have so far struggled to secure the perfect role.

Here are just some of the jobs we can help with:

  • Refuse Collectors

  • Class 2 HGV Drivers

  • Grounds Maintenance

  • Recycling Operatives

  • Cleaners

  • Street Cleansing Assistant

  • Sweeper Driver

  • Rose Joseph
    Rose Joseph

    Senior Branch Manager

  • Simon Gimson
    Simon Gimson

    Branch Manager

  • Paul Durham
    Paul Durham

    Branch Manager

  • Bassetlaw District Council

    ​Rose understands my business and what I need on a day-to-day, week-to-week basis, gradually as the business has changed and expanded Rose has supplied me with good quality, enthusiastic workers that are indeed a credit to Thorn Baker.

    Bassetlaw District Council

  • Biffa

    We have received nothing but the highest level of service and we are looking forward to working with them for many years to come.


  • Thorn Baker Group


    Don't see a branch local to you? No problem. As a Group, we work nationally so you don't need to have a branch local to you for us to help you. Complete our contact form and we will be in touch with you. Simple.

  • Thorn Baker Group


    Our clients and candidates love our Proven Process, you will too. We know we need to discover what you want and deliver it with the minimum fuss. It’s about solving problems with innovative ideas, and speed without compromise.

  • Thorn Baker Group


    Our combination of local knowledge and national coverage is just one factor that sets our teams apart. Making the most of innovative, industry-leading tech to source the best jobs and workers for you – even in the UK’s most remote regions.