Revised Duty of Care Code of Practice published

A revised waste Duty of Care Code of Practice was published last week following Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) consultation last year. Published on 11th March on the Gov.uk website in both an online and printable form, the Code of Practice...

Catalytic converters reclassified as hazardous waste

The Environment Agency (EA) will shortly announce that catalytic converters containing support mats made of refractory ceramic fibre (RCF) are to be reclassified as hazardous waste. RCF is classified as a Cat 1B carcinogen with properties similar to asbestos...

Expanding waste incineration and combustion workload

Wiser Environment has seen an upturn in the amount of environmental consultancy work in relation to the incineration and combustion of waste material particularly for small scale combustion and those utilising advanced thermal treatment techniques. Senior Consultant...