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Our members

ESA's Members provide essential waste and secondary resources management services to the public and private sectors across the UK. From small, locally-based concerns to large international organisations, ESA Members span the full spectrum of waste management operations - including collection, treatment, disposal, recovery, recycling and re-use of waste, specialist equipment manufacturers and environmental consultancies.



Amber Services 
Total waste management based in Mid Glamorgan.

Amec Environment & Infrastructure UK Ltd
Environmental and engineering consultancy, expertise is in the area of engineering, environment and safety.

Armstrong Waste Management Ltd
Waste management provider and recycling company in South West Scotland.

Augean plc
Specialist waste and resource management group, offers commercial and compliance led solutions.


Ballast Phoenix Ltd
UK’s leading recycler of Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) producing a sustainable recycled aggregate, Incinerator Bottom Ash Aggregate (IBAA).

Barr Environmental Ltd
Carries out all types of waste and environmental management contracts, based in Paisley.

Biffa Waste Management Ltd
Leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services.

Biogenie Site Remediation Ltd
Specialists in the treatment of contaminated soils.  They are a subsidiary of the Canadian EnGlobe integrated environmental service company. 

Bywaters Ltd
Waste Management and Recycling Services for London and the South East.


Canal & River Trust
The Canal & River Trust is the new charity which on 02 July 2012 took over responsibility for the canals and rivers in England & Wales. Responsible for maintaining 2000 miles (3220km) of inland waterways. 

Castle Environmental
Supplier of specialist collection, treatment, disposal and recycling services for hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.  Offers a nationwide service for the collection and safe disposal of a wide range of industrial and commercial chemical wastes.

Chinook Urban Mining
The end-stage recycling company leading the way in next generation technology advancements in waste management

Cirrus Environmental & Planning Consultancy
Environmental & Planning consultancy.
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Waste-to-energy conversion plants for household waste.

Cory Environmental Ltd
Recycling, waste management and energy recovery company. Operates across the country, providing expert services in the collection, recycling and disposal of waste as well as municipal cleansing.

Covanta Energy Limited
Internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and power generation projects, world’s largest supplier of Energy-from-Waste (EfW) UK office based in West Midlands.

Coventry & Solihull Waste Disposal Co Ltd
Independent waste management company, main business is extracting energy (heat and electrical power) from municipal and commercial solid waste.
CPS Environmental
CPS specialise in fully automated leachate process control systems, environmental monitoring & reporting, and landfill remediation technology.  Our advanced Remote Site Monitoring Systems (RSMS) help reduce costs; increase revenue and protect the environment.

CWM Environmental Ltd
Commercially aware flexible services providing waste and recycling solutions for businesses in and around the county, based in Carmarthenshire.

A subsidiary of the TIRU Group, a French based international waste management company - Materials Recycling Facilities (MRF), Waste Transfer Stations (WTS), Community Recycling Centres (CRC), Energy from Waste Facilities (EfW)


Dundee Energy Recycling Ltd
Dundee Energy Recycling Ltd. in Scotland is one of six new EfW (Energy from Waste) type plants built in the UK in the past decade, and the first of its kind based on bubbling fluidized bed boiler (FBB) technology.


Environmental Practical Solutions Ltd
One of Wales' leading independent waste management companies, consisting of dry waste collection vehicles, specialist vehicles for the collection of hazardous waste and a recycling centre offering an outlet for plastic, paper, cardboard etc.

A company that develops groundbreaking projects across the country under one common theme – energy creation through innovation. 


FCC Environment 
Waste management and energy recovery company, part of FCC the international environmental services, infrastructure and energy group.  The Company operates facilities for the reception, recycling and disposal of waste, including a network of waste transfer and recycling centres and a regional network of landfill sites, and also manages a wide range of recycling sites on behalf of local authorities for use by the general public. 

Fibre Fuel Ltd
(SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) acquired FibreFuel in January 2008). Processes paper, board, packaging materials and fibrous wastes unsuitable for recycling into fuel.

Fichtner Consulting Engineers Ltd
Engineering, project management and technical advisory team in the UK waste management, process and renewable energy sectors.


Global Renewables UK Ltd 
Has two UR-3R™ facilities – one in Leyland, near Preston and the other at Thornton, near Blackpool – which will treat over 300,000 tonnes per annum of household waste, reclaiming recyclables for reuse and transforming the organic portion.

Grundon Waste Management Ltd
Specialists in waste removal, waste disposal services, hazardous waste management, the waste electrical electronic equipment directive (WEEE) and recycling.


Hills Waste Solutions
Hills Waste Solutions is the largest division in the Hills Groups and is involved in waste management right across Swindon and Wiltshire, as well as neighbouring areas like Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol and Somerset.


Indaver UK Ltd  
Offers high quality, cost-effective services in the specialist hazardous and non-hazardous waste market throughout the UK.




Lafarge Tarmac Trading Ltd
A leading company in building materials, this includes cement, aggregates and concrete, asphalt & contracting and plasterboard.

Lanz Group
A family-owned business that has become one of the leading waste management service providers in Berkshire.  Providing quality professional services such as waste collection and transfer, recycling and land restoration.

Levenseat Ltd
A multi operational waste management site comprising landfill, two composting systems, mixed waste recycling and a mechanical and biological treatment area.  Operating from two sites in central Scotland.

Provides cleaner, greener, efficient processes to treat rubbish and recyclables as a valuable resource. Material is diverted from landfill by recycling, composting and energy generation.


MDJ Light Brothers (SP) Ltd
Provides specialist waste, metal and plastic recycling as well as specialist waste management services.

Provides independent advice on environmental issues to the public and private sectors.

MLM Environmental Ltd
A quality assured engineering and environmental sciences consultancy providing advice, cost effective solutions and expertise for the natural and built environment.

Specialists in waste and recycling, able to deliver a wide range of professional and technical services for a range of companies, from small start-ups, to blue chip organisations.




Parsons Brinckerhoff Ltd
The firm provides strategic consulting, planning, engineering, and program and construction management services to both public and private sector clients.  Active in multiple market sectors, including transportation, power, buildings/facilities, water/wastewater, environmental, and urban/community development.

Patersons Waste Management Ltd
One of the largest independent quarry operators in UK.  Diversified from quarrying to a wide range of complimentary activities ranging from concrete block manufacture to waste management and engineering.   Based in Strathclyde.

Peter Brett Associates LLP
A planning, economic and technical consultancy, providing personal, trusted advice across the full breadth of the development cycle to private, public and voluntary sector clients.

PJ Contracting Ltd
Waste Management, Civil Engineering &. Road Surfacing Contractors based in Essex.



Reigart Contracts provide a comprehensive range of demolition services across Scotland and the UK


Shanks Group plc
Environmental, recycling, disposal and remediation waste solutions. 

Collects recyclable material from householders and businesses throughout the country, and operate 40 materials recycling facilities (MRF) and 120 household recycling sites across the UK.

States of Jersey Public Services
Main collection body for island of Jersey.


Tiru SA
TIRU Group (51% owned by EDF) is the 3rd largest European operator in the sector of household waste management and energy recovery. Operates 20 plants in France, Canada, Italy, Spain and Great Britain.

TRADEBE Fawley Ltd
Provides environmental services with specialized expertise in the management, treatment and recycling of waste.  One of the leading companies in hazardous waste management in Spain, USA and UK.  International presence is growing with subsidiaries in France, Turkey and Thailand.




The leading recycling and waste management company in the UK.  Provides commercial, industrial and local authority customers with sustainable recycling and waste services to minimise their impact on the environment.

Viridor Waste Management Ltd
Recycling, renewable energy and waste management company, offers a wide range of services to its customers from recycling and waste collections, skips and bins through to fully integrated contracts for both the private and public sectors.


W & M Thompson (Earthworks) Ltd
The North's leading demolition and earthworks contractor.  To improve its earthworks and demolition services it has culminated in a network of three transfer stations, a recycling centre and four waste disposal sites which handle all waste produced by contracts.

Waste Cost Reduction Services Ltd
Environmentally compliant waste management services and solutions company based in Herts.

Whitemoss Landfill
Whitemoss hazardous waste treatment and disposal facility is operated by Whitemoss Landfill Limited, which is a family owned and managed company

William Tracey Recyling & Resource Management Group 
Recycling and resource management company with a full range of environmental services based in Scotland.

Windsor Waste Management Ltd
Offers complete capability from one-off collections of dry or liquid waste, through regular bulk disposal contracts or specialist services like asbestos disposal to fully-managed services that integrate all waste streams. Based in Essex.

WRc plc
Research-based group, providing consultancy in the water, waste and environment sectors.  Provides solutions for regulators, water utilities and industry.  Assists governments and regulatory bodies in creating soundly based regulation.  Also helps organisations impacted by regulation (particularly water utilities, waste management companies, local authorities and their suppliers) to optimise operational efficiency and minimise risk.







Biogas Technology Ltd 
Landfill environmental management, provides a wide range of services and products to help landfill owners and operators meet their site licence and environmental objectives.

Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird is an internal commercial law firm which operates on the basis of an in-depth understanding of key industry sectors.

BP Collins
A consistently successful full-service law firm based in Gerrards Cross. Their environmental law team can advise on how this evolving area of law can impact on your business activities, and can provide guidance on risk management.

Bond Dickinson LLP (formerly Dickinson Dees LLP)
Law firm providing a full range of services to corporate, public sector and private clients.



Dentons UKMEA LLP 
Law firm offering business, government and institutional clients services in Energy, Transport and Infrastructure; Financial Institutions and Funds; Government; Health and Life Sciences; Insurance; Manufacturing; Real Estate, Retail and Hotels; and Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary UK LLP
Provides full service legal advice.


Egbert H Taylor & Company Ltd
Manufacturer and designer of 4 wheeled, galvanised steel waste and recycling containers and aesthetic street furniture for waste & recycling.

Ernst & Young LLP 
Provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.




Heil Farid European Company
Engineering and manufacturing know-how to produce refuse collection vehicles.


Isys Interactive Systems Ltd
Supply of waste and recycling software, produce integrated waste management systems.



Kier Environmental Services 
Construction, development and service group specialising in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private house building, property development and the Private Finance Initiative.



Miles Smith plc 
Commercial Insurance Broker with Waste Management operations specialism.

MHW Treatment Ltd.
Consultancy and construction of waste and renewable energy facilities.  Feasibility studies; planning; permitting; detailed design and operational support.


Nabarro LLP
Commercial law firm.


Osborne Clarke
International Law firm.


P & L Software Systems Ltd
Waste management software for landfill, recycling, hazardous waste, skip and container operations and waste paper brokerage.

Pinsent Masons
Law firm providing a wide range of commercial legal advice and support both nationally and internationally around energy and natural resources

Poyry Energy Ltd 
Consultancy services for companies in the power, nuclear and oil/gas sector, incl: engineering, procurement, construction supervision, commissioning...

PPS Group 
Independent communications consultancy, offering media relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement and consultation services.



Royal Haskoning DHV 
Royal Haskoning DHV is an environmental and engineering consultancy, providing services to Environmental Services companies.


Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP 
Law firm providing a wide range of services across many legal practice areas and industry sectors.


The Environment Exchange
An integrated internet-based regulated marketplace operator providing both settlement and dispute resolution services, currently provides a transparent marketplace for the following markets: Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs)Waste Electronic & Electrical Equipment Evidence Notes (WENs) Recovered Paper (OCC & ONP)




Walker Morris
A commercial law firm specialising in waste and renewable energy projects.