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NCEC provides chemical emergency response during America’s Cup

NCEC provides chemical emergency response during America’s Cup

The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – a subsidiary of Ricardo – will provide chemical emergency response during the 35th America’s Cup yacht race

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Ricardo exhibits real-world driving emissions testing at Air Quality show

Ricardo exhibits real-world driving emissions testing at Air Quality show

Ricardo will demonstrate its new real-world driving emissions measurement service, and discuss the first results from its road side vehicle monitoring research, at the Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE), to be held at Telford, UK, on the 24th and 25th May 2017

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Ricardo’s NCEC hosts 2017 Intervention in Chemical Transport Emergencies meeting

Ricardo’s NCEC hosts 2017 Intervention in Chemical Transport Emergencies meeting

The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), a subsidiary of Ricardo, will host the 2017 Intervention in Chemical Transport Emergencies (ICE) meeting in the UK on 23 May 2017 – bringing together national ICE centres from across Europe to review and discuss industry best practice for the transport of hazardous goods.

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IAPSC at Air Quality Emissions Show – 25 May 2017 – Have you booked yet?

IAPSC at Air Quality Emissions Show – 25 May 2017 – Have you booked yet?

The IAPSC team at Ricardo Energy & Environment are very pleased to announce that we will be teaming up with the Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE), for a joint AQE and IAPSC event, at the Telford International Conference Centre on Thursday 25th May 2017.

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Measuring real-world driving emissions: the first results

Measuring real-world driving emissions: the first results

In this first post, Dr David Carslaw reveals the first results from Ricardo's innovative work with state-of-the-art remote sensing vehicle emission measurement technology

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Ricardo technical advice supports Government of Rwanda’s climate action

Ricardo technical advice supports Government of Rwanda’s climate action

As part of the international commitment to low carbon climate resilient economic development, the Government of Rwanda and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) invited Ricardo to deliver a workshop on coordinating the implementation of Rwanda’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement.

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The quiet new industrial energy revolution

The quiet new industrial energy revolution

With all of the heat and light being generated by Brexit and General Elections, it is easy to lose sight of an emerging industrial energy revolution which will shape energy use by UK industry for years to come. 

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Hot topics, burning questions and top tips

Hot topics, burning questions and top tips

Over the past few months our team of waste management professionals here at Ricardo have delivered free webinars. These covered hot topics high on local authority agendas from waste contract management, addressing austerity, to contamination in recycling. During these webinars, attended by LAs from the length and breadth of the UK, we asked each audience for their burning questions to enable us to focus each of our discussions on their key concerns.

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Hello from the other side – from an officer to a consultant

Hello from the other side – from an officer to a consultant

Having recently moved over from the public sector (I was Head of Waste at Bromley Council until January 2017) to the world of consultancy, I thought it would be interesting to consider whether the view of municipal waste looks any different from this side of the fence.

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Population transience and recycling performance

Population transience and recycling performance

There has been much debate in recent press about confusion associated with the vast array of recycling systems in place across England and Wales. Many have suggested that the way forward would be for the Government to implement something similar to the Welsh Waste Collection Blueprint in England.

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Let us come to you

Let us come to you

A recent article in the trade press revealed that a regional waste management firm has launched a ‘throw it all in one bin residential waste service’ alongside the existing domestic waste collection service delivered by their local councils. This is far from being a trend, and most local authorities shouldn’t be concerned (well not yet!) but if you flip this scenario on its head and consider the resources that you have at your disposal, or could have with a little fore-thought planning?

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Briefing notes for elected Members and local authority officers

Briefing notes for elected Members and local authority officers

Ricardo Energy and Environment have in response to queries from a number of our existing clients developed a raft of *briefing notes* on issues pertinent to Local Authorities and their elected Members ranging from ‘Austerity and Insourcing’ through to ‘Income Generation, Recycling Contamination and Re-use’.

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