New job vacancy (June 2020)

Loughborough University (UK) offers two positions for post doc researchers related to two H2020 funded projects.

SUM 2020

5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy

New date and location: 18-20 November 2020, Venice, Italy


8th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, November 16-19, 2020, Venice, Italy. Website

CRETE 2020

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management

Rescheduled to May 18-21, 2021. Chania, Crete, Greece Website

ICLRS 2020

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Rescheduled to June 2022, Wilmington, NC, USA.Website

Howard Robinson

Process Director,
Phoenix Engineering


Howard Robinson is Process Director of Phoenix Engineering and has nearly 30 years of specialised experience in landfill science, especially in the fields of landfill leachate characterisation and treatment. He has been responsible for many hundreds of leachate management projects, including the design of more than 70 full-scale leachate treatment plants, using a wide range of technologies. He has worked in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, throughout Europe, and in the USA.

His work is founded on extensive research, including fundamental studies into leachate composition, most recently the presence and treatment of trace organics in leachate. Howard has published more than 200 professional papers in the field of leachate management.

Contact information

Phoenix Engineering,
Suite 2, Bennetts Business Centre,
The Old Bakery,
Main Road, Pontesbury,
Tel: +44 1743 793729
Mob: +44 7714 757835