The Ricardo Team (formerly AEA) has been at the forefront of the waste management and resource efficiency agenda for the last 40 years, managing Government programmes, supporting infrastructure design and delivery, and enabling the transition towards high diversion services and solutions. We continue to recruit the best people, and develop their capabilities, to support our clients and will continue to do so to meet the needs of our clients in a post-BREXIT world.
Ricardo Energy & Environment is a division of Ricardo the ‘global engineering, strategic and environmental consultancy’ with 3,000 staff in offices world-wide. Ricardo were founded in 1915 and now focus on 3 core areas:  Transport & Security;  Energy; and  Scarce Resources & Waste.
Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading provider of analysis, advice, and data on economically sustainable solutions for the most pressing global energy and environmental challenges. With 500 experts on hand we help global businesses and governments respond to environmental challenges and opportunities created by worldwide drivers. We focus our offerings through our dedicated and integrated practice areas: Air and Environmental Quality, Chemical Risk, Climate Change, Energy, Sustainable Transport, Water and Resource Efficiency & Waste Management. We have offices throughout the UK enabling us to deliver local support and insights for our private and public sector clients alike.
Our Resource Efficiency & Waste Management Team has 50 consultants readily available to support our clients, offering a one-stop shop for all your needs, both in the UK and internationally. We can support your decision-making with insightful supply chain audits that identify efficiency savings; help you manage risks and protect your reputation through due diligence assessments; or identify performance improvements and cost savings as part of waste management service reviews. This expertise is underpinned by our environmental economics, impact assessment and options appraisal capabilities, making us a trusted advisor and long term consultant of choice for major brands and high profile public sector bodies alike.
Key waste & resource sector clients include: Essex CC, West Sussex CC, The Surrey Waste Partnership, Stafford BC, LB Redbridge, WRAP, Zero Waste Scotland, Veolia, SERCO, Tamar, CIWM, OPRL, and the ESA. We also regularly work for Universities and Hospitals on their resource efficiency and procurement needs and a wide range of Investors and Technology Companies supporting their investment programmes.
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