Waste and resource management

Waste and resource management

Waste and resource management consultancy services

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We all need to act to manage the materials we use and the waste we create. But, by thinking innovatively and making meaningful decisions, we can create far-reaching benefits for our organisations and those around us.

The waste and resource management sector must embrace circular economy principals to minimise waste, regenerate natural systems and maintain the value of materials. We must also act to decarbonise our activities to deliver net zero, including developing more resilient business models, utilising alternative power and modifying infrastructure.

We can help you to address vulnerabilities and meet the increasing challenges and opportunities arising from policy changes.

Setting the conditions for change   Supporting the development of
innovative solutions and infrastructure

waste services value chain

Supporting you at every stage of your project

Our experts can support you throughout the value chain, helping you to set the conditions for change (through thought leadership, capacity building and programme support), and then help you develop innovative solutions and infrastructure.

We can help at every stage, starting with a clear, robust and resilient strategy and business case, feasibility and concept, then supporting you with planning / permitting and procurement of the solution, through to the required technical due diligence, engineering and project management services.

Waste and resource management consultancy services

Whether you need strategic advice, operational support, infrastructure advice or commercial and technical expertise we can help.

Support tools

Over the past decade Ricardo has developed a variety of innovative tools to support the delivery of projects. These tools:

  • Help us to work smarter, saving our clients time and money.
  • Provide data to underpin our technical services.
  • Provide products which our clients can use.

Find out more about the tools Ricardo develops and uses to help clients.

Developing solutions for both private and public sector

Our experienced waste and resource management team,  work across four continents to support both public and private sector clients, helping them with some of their most pressing waste and resource management challenges.

We provide our clients with the confidence to make informed decisions, based on robust evidence. We collaborate with key stakeholders, manage and reduce risk, embrace big picture thinking and explore the feasibility of wider opportunities.  This support is valued by our clients, evidenced by their testimonials and our many long-standing relationships.

Meet the waste team

We have a passionate, dedicated, and experienced waste team, many of whom are world leading experts in their field. They are backed up by Ricardo's technical and engineering skills across related areas such as sustainability, energy, air quality, transport, water and chemical risk.
Meet our waste experts

Latest news, blogs and resources

Blog: Net zero and waste – as simple as 1, 2, 3
Blog: The UK Net Zero Strategy: what does it mean for local authorities?
News: Ricardo study supports UK waste sector’s road to net zero

Download a selection of video presentations, webinars, white papers and brochures.
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