June 23rd, 2017

Will Brexit bust the RDF export market?

by Ian Cessford, Bethany Ledingham and Peter Jones   Deprived of a majority by the general election earlier this month, the UK Government faces some difficult arithmetic when it eventually tries to secure Parliamentary approval for any deal on the country’s future relationship with the EU. Even if the Prime Minister can find a deal […]


November 11th, 2016

Learning lessons on business energy efficiency

by Rob Reid and Ian Cessford   It’s been a year since the then Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd, made her ‘policy reset’ speech setting out a new direction for UK energy policy. Since then, we’ve had leadership, ministerial, departmental and policy changes: it seems that we already need to […]


September 4th, 2015

Hazard perception: what makes waste hazardous?

by Ian Cessford   The Environment Agency has recently implemented the latest EU List of Wastes hazardous waste classifications through its Technical Guidance document WM3. This sets new criteria for defining hazardous waste and continues the seemingly inexorable rise in the types of materials accepted as a risk to human health or the environment. Although […]