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About Kirstin.roberts

Kirstin is an experienced commercial lawyer, who has worked with businesses in the Waste and Renewables sector for over 17 years, including two 6-month secondments with FCC Environmental (one of the UK’s leading waste management companies). Increasingly Kirstin advises businesses which are implementing their ESG or Sustainability Plans assisting in all contractual requirements around waste reduction, waste re-use and End of Waste. She also advises on packaging issues and net zero provisions in supply chain contracts.

Duty to segregate food waste – it’s coming soon

By |2023-05-22T11:31:32+01:00May 22nd, 2023|

To help combat the effects of climate change the Government is introducing new waste management strategies. The latest strategy is food segregation - all food waste will need to be collected separately from other waste. This will undoubtedly have an impact on the hospitality sector with operators paying the recycling costs. Other options previously utilised [...]

Waste and packaging – what’s on the horizon?

By |2023-05-17T15:41:24+01:00April 4th, 2023|

Many would grumble that recycling and waste obligations are a burden on the brewing and hospitality sectors that rival the 2022 energy price hikes . With the PRN market not due to be reformed by Government until 2024 the system of packaging sustainability is one that brewers say is “unsustainable”. However, a change to a [...]