Where most companies see waste, Beauparc Utilities sees valuable resources. The waste management company is becoming a lynchpin of the circular economy in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, determined to extract the most value it can out of things we throw away. Beauparc started its journey in the 1990s, when its founder bought a single waste collection vehicle. Today, the company has 3,000 employees who generate value from waste through cement kilns, plastics recycling, soil restoration, anaerobic digestion, waste to energy, and more.
In our second episode, host Rebecca Darst talks with David Tobin, Beauparc's Circular Economy and Sustainability Director, about the various commercial opportunities they see in waste, and the value of going from refuse to reuse.
David Tobin, Circular Economy and Sustainability Director, Beauparc Utilities
David Tobin became Director of Sustainability in September 2017. His primary professional interests are in waste recovery, renewable energy, and developing sustainable methods for addressing contaminated land and air pollution. He has more than 20 years of experience in environmental management and holds two degrees in environmental sciences. David is a regular contributor to the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland and chairs the alternative fuels sub-group of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Ireland.
Established in 1990, Beauparc is one of the UK's and Ireland's leading waste management corporations. The business provides domestic and commercial waste management; renewable energy supply; recycling collection and processing; logistics; green fuels; and energy recovery across Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK. Learn more about Beauparc here.*
Episode content recorded October 2022.
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