Gary Bower

Royal HaskoningDHV

Gary has over 27 years of experience, with the last 20 years in waste management. Gary is a former hazardous waste technical advisor for the Environment Agency and was closely involved in the implementation of the 2005 Hazardous Waste Regulations and the technical guidance on hazardous waste. Gary is a Chartered Waste Manager and MCIWM - Full Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and sits on CIWM’s Hazardous Waste Steering Committee and Waste Regulation Steering Committee. He is a registered Qualified Person with CL:AIRE; and a certificated expert witness with experience providing expert reports and representation in court.
His key day-to-day technical role is to provide waste regulatory expertise on a wide range of engineering and environmental projects; including environmental consenting and permitting; environmental and technical due diligence studies to UK and International standards; and hazardous waste classification training in the waste management sector.

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Updates to the hazardous waste classification methodology

Hazardous Waste Classification Technical Guidance Document WM3 is the UK’s ‘bible’ for hazardous waste classification assessment. The document will be updated in summer following amendments to the Ecotoxic hazardous property assessment process. The seminar will provide an update on the revised methodology, with a focus on the assessment of contaminated soil.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Paul Leonard: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Paul Leonard - Determination of radiological exposure to the public around UK Nuclear Sites

  • Gary Bower: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Gary Bower - Updates to the hazardous waste classification methodology

  • To Be Confirmed: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    To Be Confirmed - Global Innovation in Environmental Testing and Analysis

  • Geoff Silver: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Geoff Silver - Asbestos can be in schools, houses, and commercial buildings – how to manage the risks

  • Simon Brightwell: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Simon Brightwell - Developments in geotechnical site investigation to reduce construction risk