Comprehensive waste modelling and analysis support
Service reviews and benchmarking
Ricardo monitors and benchmarks performance, and prepares operational action plans to help deliver improvements. Such reviews can be performed throughout the contract cycle, but are particularly valuable when a contract is coming up for review.
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Our TEEP (technically, environmentally and economically practicable) assessment services are underpinned by our service review and benchmarking expertise as well as a robust waste collections model and TEEP assessment tool.
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Waste sector carbon tool
Ricardo's bespoke carbon tool enables councils not only to evaluate their current performance, but also, to test possible future interventions, to understand where their best saving opportunities may lie.
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Waste market research
Ricardo can support you by gathering and analysing relevant datasets to inform your business decisions. We take an analytical approach to waste market research; we either use robust existing data or make credible assumptions to which we apply sensitivities and certainty ranges.
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Life cycle assessment (LCA)
LCA is an established method for assessing the environmental (and sometimes social) impacts of a product, service, business, policy or process. Many of our clients opt for a high-level scoping LCA initially, and then use the findings to drive and focus follow up investigations.
Ricardo consultants have been performing LCA studies for many years covering a large range of products including industrial equipment, vehicles, lighting, beer, toilets, packaging and paper products.
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Ricardo has the foremost team of WRATE practitioners in the UK, offering an unsurpassed track record of experience and an appreciation of the real world in terms of process performance.
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