Independent Waste Expert answers your questions on Guernsey’s solid waste strategy

February 6th, 2010 by Events

A group of Guernsey residents and business owners have organised two international waste experts to visit Guernsey this month.

UK specialist Alan Watson will give a presentation on 9 February at Les Cotils (seating limited to 200) and a waste expert from the USA has been invited to speak on 23 February at the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre theatre.

For Your Information first Presentation:

Q&A and presentation by Alan Watson on Guernsey solid waste proposal.
9 February at 7.30 pm
Harry Bound Room, Les Cotils, St. Peter Port

Alan Watson runs a public interest consultants which specialises in energy and waste issues.

He has been a chartered engineer since 1986 and has an honours degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for the UK Department of the Environment for 7 years, and as a senior design engineer for a company involved in heat recovery, combined heat and power and combustion processes.  He has a wide range of experience in the field of waste disposal and toxic chemicals.  He has undertaken research and has presented conference papers on technologies, applications, policy implications and health and environmental impacts including toxicology.  He has given expert evidence to UK parliamentary committees. He has been a member of the statutory Environmental Protection Advisory Committee for Environment Agency Wales.  He has been accredited as an expert in combustion processes and emissions in a Florida Court in relation to litigation in the USA.  He is currently a member of the UNEP expert working group on the Best Available Techniques/ Best Available Practices for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants and regularly attend UNEP conventions and present papers at UNEP workshops on chemicals and waste shipments.

Invitation to presentation on Guernsey's solid waste strategy by Alan Watson

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