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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

MAY 2015

15.05.2015
Joint conference explores the tension between austerity
and ambition, and the challenges ahead for the UK
waste and resources sector


12.05.2015
ESA welcomes increased recycling rates but warns
market turbulence may affect figures to come


11.05.2015
ESA welcomes appointments made in the Cabinet
reshuffle


08.05.2015
Waste and recycling issues must be represented in new government say ESA


APRIL 2015

28.04.2015
ESA brings together key stakeholders to tackle deteriorating recycling markets

01.04.2015
Clarification on key aspects of Scottish landfill tax
regime welcomed by SESA


01.04.2015
Landfill Tax Loss on Ignition testing regime roll-out welcomed by ESA


MARCH 2015

18.03.2015
ESA applauds government's announcement of additional funding to tackle waste crime

18.03.2015
ESA welcomes LOI testing regime confirmation in Budget 2015

12.03.2015
ESA calls for collaboration to address recycling
difficulties


Click here to see all previous press releases


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 **

FEAD Biennial Conference 

23 June 2015, London

 ** KEY EVENT **

ESA, CIWM and Resource Association Conference
24 -25 June 2015, London

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14 May 2015, London

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World Waste 2 Energy City Summit
19 - 20 May 2015, London


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WEEE Conference
04 June, London

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Textiles Recycling Conference
10 June 2015, London

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National Civic Amenity Site Conference
15 July, Solihull

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Health and Safety Conference
16 July, Kenilworth

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Masters of Waste Scotland 2015
30 July, Archerfield Links

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RWM
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