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Welcome to the website of the ESA – the trade association for the UK's Resource & Waste Management Industry.

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is working to transform waste and resource management in the UK.  Our work helps enable our members to turn Britain’s waste into valuable resources whilst protecting the environment. 

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PRESS RELEASES & COMMENT


JANUARY 2015

** A copy of the Government response can be 
found here **


EVENTS & TRAINING

  ESA / CIWM Training

Click here for updates on the ESA and CIWM Training courses for 2015.

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2015 Events

** KEY EVENT **
ESA, CIWM and Resource Association Conference
Resourcing the Future 2015
24 -25 June 2015, London

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Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management
14 May 2015, London

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19 - 20 May 2015, London

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Textile Recycling Conference 2015
10 June 2015

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FEAD General Assembly and Conference
22 and 23 June 2015, London

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15 - 17 September 2015, NEC

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27 November 2015, London Marriott Grosvenor Square, London


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Toolbox Talk Forum

Click here for the Members Health and Safety 


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ESA CIRCULAR ECONOMY VIDEO

Circular Economy video presentation from ESA Chairman David Palmer-Jones

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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY DOCUMENTATION

Useful Environment Agency Guidance

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The sector at a glance

  • Total turnover: £11bn
  • Direct Employment: 95,000 people
  • Municipal waste handled each year: over 26 million tonnes
  • Energy generated (from waste combustion and landfill gas) each year: approximately 6,700 GWh, 1.5% of the UK's total electricity supply and around 20% of our renewable electricity.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions down by 70% since 1990.
  • The top seven companies account for approximately 40% of turnover. Many hundreds of SMEs provide either localised or more specialised services