Briefing: COVID-19 and UK Waste Sector – Potential Impacts (Version 2)
This Briefing Report considers the potential impact of COVID-19 on the UK waste sector, with a particular focus on Residual Waste in England. It assesses both the immediate short term effect of the Government’s actions to slow down the spread of the virus and the potential medium to long term impact of a general economic slow down.This report, Version 2, is an update on the inital document prepared during the week of 23rd March and reflects the most recent available information. It is subject to ongoing update as the emerging situation develops.
The full report is available below to download free of charge and the contents can be freely used, subject to appropriately acknowledging its source.
In this Report:
- Analysis of the short term impact of the Government’s actions to slow down the spread of the virus, with a particular emphasis on the effects on Residual Waste in England.
- Assessment of the potential quarter-by-quarter evolution of the market in the period to the end of 2021.
- Utilisation of third party GDP projections, to provide a preliminary assessment of the potential medium to long term economic impacts of the virus on the UK Residual C&I Waste market.