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Mike Webster

Mike Webster

Mike Webster currently manages the London Community Resource Network (LCRN), developing skills for waste prevention and reuse projects across the city. He is also a freelance trainer and has supported a number of waste projects in the developing world and volunteers with waste charity Waste Aid.

Mike has worked across all parts of the recycling and resource sector for almost twenty years. He has introduced recycling and waste prevention schemes for a leading local authority, delivered strategy and training for councils and business across the UK, developed a nationwide textile recycling service and even managed a community composting scheme in the South Pacific. He has written and commented extensively on waste and recycling matters in the media , has an MSc in Environmental Economics and Environmental Management and is a Chartered Waste Manager.


Jo Beall speaks in a webinar about waste as a resource
May 26, 2021 from our Video Panels In this webinar, panellists talk about why waste is a resource for billions and why does it matter.Read More

The Waste Crisis – Missing Billions (Part I: Waste as a System)
April 19, 2021 from our Video Panels Analysing the barriers to the delivery of universal waste collection. Read More

Reflections on Sustainable Resource Management in Developing Economies
April 24, 2019 from our Video Panels Novel approaches to ensure waste management in poorer countries is sustainable.Read More

January 8, 2019 from our Video Panels We’ll train you on how to identify, collect and reprocess the number of different plastic types using simple and practical approaches.Read More

Growing Your Waste Recycling Business: Cleaning the Planet and Creating Jobs
October 10, 2018 from our Video Panels It’s one thing to want to set up a recycling business, it’s another to make it work. We’ll teach you the the principles of identifying end markets, maximizing quality and making a profit.Read More

Setting Up And Growing Your Organic Waste Management Initiative
October 10, 2018 from our Video Panels We’ll walk you through simple ways of handling and processing organic waste to maximize the end-value and financial & environmental returns.Read More

Introduction to community Waste management
May 14, 2018 from our Video Panels Dealing with waste is an urgent public health priority Read More

August 23, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels Watch David Newman, President of ISWA and Mike Webster, Chair of WasteAid UK to discuss sustainable development goals and how they can be achieved through better waste management. This panel is organized under the theme "Making a Case for Waste" curated by Mike Webster and organized by be Waste Wise as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More

June 15, 2014 from our Articles, The 2014 Global Dialogue on Waste Why do apparently rational consumers waste so much food? The drivers behind food waste are complex and include food pricing, logistical and storage issues.Read More