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The Waste and Resources team can provide specialist advice, support and guidance relating to waste management activities to clients working across a wide range of sectors across the UK and further afield.

The team have a wide range of industry and regulatory experience in waste and resource management ranging from waste sampling, classification and reuse strategies to in depth auditing, preparing EIA chapters and environmental permitting , i.e. landfills, Deposit for Recovery, Treatment, Transfer and Storage.

The growing team is based across the UK and are ideally placed to assist on national and international projects, within the public and private sectors across a range of industries, especially within the construction and civils sectors.

The Waste and Resources team can provide a wide range of capabilities in relation to waste and resources management, providing an efficient ‘one stop shop’ drawing in related services from across the RSK Family.

The team can assist with many aspects of waste and resources management:


Waste and Material Reuse  

  • Waste and material reuse optioneering and appraisals to find the most cost effective and compliant form of reuse
  • Creating and writing CL:AIRE DoWCoP Material Management Plans for material reuse on site or between sites

Environmental Permitting / Licensing

  • Waste permitting advice and guidance for all UK regulatory authorities
  • Undertaking the application, variation and surrender of environmental permits including Deposit for Recovery and land spreading operations
  • Identifying and actioning appropriate permits remediation and treatment options
  • Permitted site Technically Competent Manager / COTC cover

Waste and Environmental Management Training  

  • Creating and delivering bespoke waste and environmental management training packages on Microsoft Teams and face to face
  • Creating bespoke waste and environmental management training material including Toolbox Talks and infographic boards


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Waste Sampling and Classification  

  • Appraisal of sampling suites for suitability for waste types and compliance with WM3
  • Waste sampling methodology and plans for various waste streams

Auditing and Inspections

  • Undertaking bespoke waste management audits aligning with compliance and sustainability requirements and providing achievable improvement action plans
  • Environmental due diligence auditing to assist both vendors and purchasers of businesses with waste facilities and operation

Planning and Construction Waste and Environmental Management Plans

  • Undertaking Material and Waste EIA chapters
  • Completion of bespoke Construction Environmental Management Plans to meet planning and environmental management requirements
  • Undertaking Site Waste Management Plans to support with sustainable waste and material management

Landfill Management

  • Landfill management, aftercare and assessment
  • Remediation investigation, risk assessment and design
  • Leachate and landfill gas data reviews for completion criteria
  • Environmental control systems
  • Technical advice and management of landfill redevelopment schemes

Legal Requirements

  • Expert witness and legal enquiries relating to waste management compliance
  • Legal waste management advice and support and regulator liaison


  • Long and short term environmental secondments both remotely and site based to support clients achieve their waste and environmental needs



See the “Projects” section for examples of the works we have undertaken.


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RSK Geosciences is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.