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NEW  Policy Brieifing - Biodiversity Net Gain in England (2024)

February 2024

Latest Publications

 

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Health & Safety Alert | People in Bins

November 2023 update

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Social Value Charter

November 2023

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Supporting a Nature Positive Future: a process for ESA Members

Dowload all 3 parts of the Nature Positive Toolkit in a single click HERE

If you wish to download the files serparately click below:

September 2023

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A sustainable transition into the Emissions Trading Scheme | ESA Strategy Document

September 2023

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Supporting a Net Zero Recycling & Waste Sector - Policy Scorecard 2023 

The Policy Scorecard is included in the report, but a copy of the scorecard on it own can be downloaded here

July 2023

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Commercial Waste Zoning - Implications for the United Kingdom

February 2023

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Environmental Services Association Annual Report 2022

February 2023

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Ricardo Report: Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emission from Recycling and Waste Management in Scotland

February 2023

 

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Biodiversity Best Practice Guide

December 2022

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ESA Health & Safety Culture Survey Results 

November 2022

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ESA Quality Standard - Recycled Plastics

September 2022

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ESA Annual Report 2020 - 2021

November 2021

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Counting the cost of UK Waste Crime Report 2021

 

July 2021

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Planning for a Green Economic Recovery

July 2021

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Executive Summary: A net-zero greenhouse gas emissions strategy for the UK recycling and waste sector

June 2021

To download the full ESA net-zero strategy please click here

To read Ricardo's ESA commisioned report into the GHG emissions of the sector, please click here

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Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from recycling and waste management activities in the UK - FINAL

June 2021

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Fichtner -  Zero Waste Scotland - climate change -Technical Report

April 2021

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Recovering energy from waste FAQs

March 2021

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ESA Annual Report 2019 - 2020

December 2020

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GHG Emission Factors Review

 

November 2020

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SESA Position Statement on ZWS Report - The climate change impacts of burning municipal waste in Scotland

Fichtner Zero Waste Scotland Technical Report

  Nov 2020

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The Effects of Competition on Municipal Waste Collection Performance

Jan 2020

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Safety Alert: People in Waste Containers

Dec 2018

Report on weight-based targets

Why Wait? Weight isn't working
Smarter measures for the circular economy

Aug 2018

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Eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042
A use-based approach to decision and policy making

June 2018

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Energy for the Circular Economy
An overview of energy from waste in the UK

June 2018

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An economic assessment and feasibility study of how the UK could meet the Circular Economy Package recycling targets

May 2018

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Spotlight on health and safety: Contrasting performance in the waste and recycling industry

February 2018

   

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