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ESA is the leading trade association representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry. It is the only trade body for the sector that covers whole value chain.

Note: ESA is currently recruiting a Climate and Energy Policy Advisor. Please click here to download the job description, and find out how to apply.


Members can access accurate up to date information to help inform you and your business. You are also contributing to the development of industry best practise and standards.


Whether it’s a specific issue unique to your business, or an issue affecting the whole sector, ESA membership provides you with a means to get your voice heard with government and regulators.


ESA’s campaigning expertise is able to reach the highest levels of government. We represent our members views – we make a difference.

What have we done for members over the last year?

Every year we produce our "10 Things for Members" document to highlight the work that we have been doing on their behalf and so that they can see the fruits of the input that they have give us.

Click the image below to download the most recent edition

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Our Members range from multinationals to small family owned businesses, spanning the full range of resource and waste management and related environmental services.

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