Industrial chemist, Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Waste Manager and Fellow, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
Derek Greedy first worked in the waste management industry as a regulator from 1975 – 1985. Derek then held operational and technical positions for two of the major waste management operators in the UK both of whom were predominantly focused in landfill. From 2001 he worked as a Consultant before joining Warwickshire County Council in May 2005 as their Principal Waste Management Advisor.
He is an industrial chemist, a Chartered Environmentalist, a Chartered Waste Manager and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). Derek also holds the International Status of the International Solid Waste Associationís (ISWA) International Waste Manager programme. Although he retired in March 2012 he is a Past President of CIWM and Chair of ISWAís Landfill Working Group.
Covering your Tracks: Why Landfills are a Necessity in Developing Nations
February 19, 2015 from our Articles, The 2014 Global Dialogue on Waste Landfills--what image does this word startle into your mind? Is it a landscape smeared with trash, piled high in the blistering heat of the Sun, with tires and plastic bags, old T-shirts and banana peels? With waves of toxic gases spiraling off, the smelly sock odor burning your eyes and the thickness of the air constricting your lungs? In fact, this is a negative connotation.
Relevance of landfills in developing countries
June 4, 2014 from our The 2014 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Watch Sandra Cointreau, Derek Greedy and Asit Nema discuss the Relevance of landfills in developing countries - Public Health & Quality of Life theme