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As part of our waste management consultancy, Integrated Skills Ltd. have conducted a number of Waste Composition Analysis projects since 2010. Our in-house team supported by associates with specialist technical expertise are able to provide effective analysis of Waste Composition across the UK & Channel Islands.
These projects are principally conducted in partnership with Local Authorities, who have an intention to improve public services in the waste sector by understanding the types of waste are being generated and where.
Every authority has varied objectives for a WCA, though there are some common themes, such as:
We have conducted a number of WCAs with our associate Sarah Knapp, a nationally recognised expert in the field. Sarah presented a masterclass in June 2019 as part of our Summer Series of webinars, detailing the most effective approach to undertaking a WCA. View Sarah’s masterclass here.
Covid-19 has brought a complete halt to all waste composition fieldwork. The main reasons are three fold and obvious: Defra’s advice not to touch any waste for at least 72 hours after collection, the dearth of appropriate PPE and the stay at home policy that makes representative sampling impossible. Time to reflect on recent projects and the versitility of waste composition as a useful tool.Read full case study >