We provide a complete Municipal Resource / Waste Management Strategy service in different local authority contexts, including the development of new strategies, options appraisals and undertaking periodic reviews and updates of existing strategies.

FRM are experienced in developing Joint strategies for two tier areas (and have supported strategies in Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Staffordshire), as well as Unitary Authorities (Solihull, Nottingham, Kirklees), strategies for WCAs (St Helens) and Combined Authorities (Tees Valley).

We are experts in benchmarking, waste growth modelling, the impacts of DRS / EPR, carbon impacts, the SEA process, stakeholder engagement and can model cost and environmental impacts of collection / recycling / treatment / disposal options in all relevant service areas. This provides evidence behind Strategy decisions.

We can convey complex options to a wide variety of audiences to enable decisions to be reached and consultation feedback received.

You can read our capability statement here: Waste Strategy Capability Statement

Case Study

Local Government Modelling & Strategy
Leicestershire County Council
Project Title:
Waste Disposal Authority Plan
Project Summary:

In 2018 we developed a Waste Disposal Authority (WDA) Plan for Leicestershire County Council, published in 2019. The Plan enabled a strategic basis for on-going procurement and operational decisions taken by the County Council. This project followed on from our preceding works with the Leicestershire Waste Partnership, supporting the development of a Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy update in 2011. Both works have also including further areas of technical support delivered by FRM whether in the area of procurement of services or assessment of the business cases for new projects.

Key Words:
Strategy, service review, modelling

‘I found FRM to have a very attentive and patient manner, crucial in respect to the project in question due to many council unknowns which had potential to cause delays. I found both Paul and Cherie brought experience and guidance that could be trusted and as such I would have no hesitation in either working with them again in the future or recommending them to others’

Leicestershire County Council