Reviews

EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class

EBRI works with a number of SMEs across the West Midlands. Below is a selection of short films featuring attendees of the EBRI Value from Waste Master Class, held at EBRI in Birmingham, the CoRE building at Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub, the Hereford Business Solutions Centre and the University Centre Shrewsbury.

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97% of attendees of the EBRI Master Class have rated it ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good’.

Business Reviews

Gareth Emberton, Emberton Environmental

Gareth Emberton’s company Emberton Environmental focusses on the horticultural landscape and construction sectors. Here he highlights the need to learn about new opportunities for green waste acknowledging what a huge sector this is. He comments after spending two days at the EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class he won’t quite look at waste in the same way again.

Derek Jones, SER Technologies

Specialising in renewable energy solutions, Derek Jones from SER Technologies, discusses his interest in the waste to energy sector and how relevant to their business the EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class proved to be, particularly the sessions on combustion, gasification and pyrolysis. He plans to continue working with EBRI to discover more about pyrolysis plants.

Cath Edwards, Credibly Green Ltd

Credibly Green helps businesses to look at their waste, as well as energy and water use to save money. Here, Cath Edwards of Credibly Green describes the current drivers for companies to look at the need to measure their environmental impact, and how she has benefited from attending the ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class at EBRI, Aston University.

Oliver Lloyd, Waste Cure Ltd

Oliver Lloyd’s company Waste Cure, based in Stourbridge collects local business and residential waste. Their main objective is to divert waste from the landfill process and put it back into the community, through the most efficient process. Here he gives an overview of how the EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class has helped him broaden his knowledge of the various state-of–the–art technologies available to process different types of waste.

Andrew Goddard, Freeland Horticulture Ltd

Andrew, of Freeland Horticulture, a nationwide producer and supplier of soils, talks about the challenges of converting waste streams containing plastics into viable material that can be put into soil. He attended the EBRI Master Class to gain an insight into the various thermochemical technologies and processes which could help his business meet this challenge

Arun Luther, Genesis Innovations Ltd

Arun Luther of Genesis Innovations in Birmingham provides help to SMEs, including start-up companies, to develop technology solutions and to raise finance for their business growth needs. One of his current projects, for instance, revolves around plastic recycling, and he is looking at ways that ‘end-of-life’ plastic can be converted into fuel. The EBRI Master Class provided Arun with the opportunity to meet other businesses and to explore potential opportunities for him to provide assistance in his specialist area.