Waste Management Companies

M·E·L Waste Insights is the national market leader in all types of waste compositional analysis. We have the expertise and national coverage to carry out most projects, from small sample requirements to large regional and national undertakings.We can also provide participation monitoring surveys and bespoke datasets to your requirements.

We carry out compositional analysis in all types of arenas, from single samples at transfer stations to large county-wide disposal authorities. These can include single and multi-stream projects focusing on household residual only, or additionally dry recycling and organic (including seperately collected food waste), HWRC, litter and trade.

We also provide services for other disposal points including:

  • Annual EfW Feedstock analysis for all the major contractors
  • Targeted transfer station analysis as required
  • Litter analysis from several sources including urban, rural and coastal   
  • Commercial and trade waste analysis from various sources.

We can also provide the following:

  • chemical analysis and software derived calorific value analysis
  • advice, insight and input on tender submissions to potential clients, including fit for purpose costed additions
  • bespoke datasets at a local, regional or national level on specific materials and collection systems
  • Participation monitoring surveys to assess the effectiveness of specific household collection systems including how receptacles are used
  • business surveys concerned with waste management and the environment, via our in house telephone interview team.

As the UK's leading waste analysis company, we are often approached by waste management consultancies and service providers to contribute to national pieces of work which inform future strategy and policy on specific issues. Over the years we have contributed to large scale projects for:

  • WRAP
  • DEFRA
  • Welsh Government
  • Environment Agency
  • Ofgem
  • Environmental Services Association