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Theme: B: Effective Regulation

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WR0110: Characterisation of Residues from Industrial Processes and Waste Treatment
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £441,956
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   WRc plc
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, Composting, Database, Environment, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Global Warming, Greenhouse Effect, Managing residual waste in landfill, Organic, Policy Development, Pollution, Recycling, Residual Wastes Management, Residues, Residues Testing, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Systems for Resource Recovery, Treatment, Understanding resource flows, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0214: Agronomic Benefit of Industrial Biowastes
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £42,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   The Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Environmental Protection, Field Measurements, Analysis, Industrial, Microbial Growth, Nutrients, Soil, Systems for Resource Recovery, Waste Management
 
 
WR0301: Landfill Settlement: Controlling the Time to Completion
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £76,450
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Golder Associates (UK) Limited
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Forecasting, Analysis, Managing residual waste in landfill, Monitoring and evaluation, Residual Wastes Management, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Waste, Waste Management, Benchmarking
 
 
WR0305: Science and Strategies for the Long Term Management and Remediation of Landfills - contribution to funding grant
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2011, Cost £200,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Engineering and Physical Sciences Research
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Managing residual waste in landfill, Residual Wastes Management, Waste Management
 
 
WR0605: Rapid and Responsive Monitoring Network for Bioaerosol Emissions
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £297,767
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   National Physical Laboratory
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Composting, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Air quality monitoring, Impact assessment, Monitoring, Safety, Species, Waste Management, Bioaerosol, Biological Effects
 
 
WR0606: Exposure-response relationships for bioaerosol emissions from waste treatment processes
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £45,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Occupational Medicine
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Environment and Health, Environmental Protection, Air Quality, Air quality monitoring, Amenity, Impact assessment, Monitoring, Monitoring and evaluation, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0608: Emissions from Waste Management Facilities: Frameworks for Assessment of Data Quality and Research Needs
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2011, Cost £149,325
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Environmental Resources Management - London
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environment and Health, Environmental Protection, Risk assessment and management, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR1101: Delivering Data for Monitoring the Waste Strategy 2007
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £54,860
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   AEA Energy & Environment
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Decision Support Tools, Environmental Protection, Evaluation of current waste management policies, Indicators, Monitoring, Monitoring and evaluation, Policy Analysis/Evaluation, Recycling, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR1103: Review of environmental impacts of spreading waste to land
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £49,713
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   WRc plc
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Agricultural Land, Environmental Impact, Environmental Protection, Systems for Resource Recovery, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR1110: "Potential Transitional Technology Solutions For Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling In Developing Countries"
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2009, Cost £41,832
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Golder Associates (UK) Limited
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Overarching Issues/Stakeholder Forums, Stakeholder Forums, Waste, Waste Management
 
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