Waste operations consultancy

Waste operations consultancy

Supporting the waste sector to deliver efficient and effective public realm services

The waste industry is in an exceptional period of change with many political, environmental and financial factors driving the sector to deliver improved efficiency and to reduce necessary costs.

On the front line, operational staff need to consider how waste services can be managed in line with the waste hierarchy to enable a circular economy and decarbonisation whilst maintaining the standards expected by the public.

Ricardo have been working with local authorities and the waste management industry for more than 35 years providing evidence, data and technical advice contributing to recycling and net zero carbon emission targets and other government priorities.

Our team are leading technical experts in their field and have a detailed understanding of the policy drivers and the implications for local authority services.

Supporting you with practical evidence-based advice for waste services

We can provide you with deliverable and innovative solutions to support policy, investment, and operational decisions, and their practical implementation.

In order to provide you with advice and hands hands-on support, our team of experienced consultants have practical operational experience in senior roles in both the public and private sectors. They have evaluated, designed, implemented and managed public realm services.

Our team includes individuals with extensive experience in the use and interpretation of waste modelling approaches to provide the data-led evidence required to support your service change decisions.

Public realm consultancy services

Ricardo can support with every aspect of public realm (waste, street cleansing and grounds maintenance services), from strategic planning and options appraisal, to service commissioning , implementation and roll-out.

•    Business case and feasibility
•    Carbon management
•    Fleet decarbonisation
•    Contract procurement and bid support
•    Environmental permitting and regulations
•    Modelling and analysis
•    Service reviews and bench marking
•    Strategy development and policy advice