Green Milk: Dairy UK's New Environmental Manager

UK - Dairy UK has taken a positive step towards a cleaner future by appointing Maria Wasley to the new role of environmental manager.
calendar icon 20 March 2008
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Maria Wasley has already started work and is helping to fine tune far-reaching environmental targets for dairy companies.

Maria joins Dairy UK from consultancy RSK Environmental Health and Safety, where she was a Senior Engineer. She is also a member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

She has worked with industry across a broad range of environmental matters including developing climate change strategies, compliance, evaluation of emissions to air, land and water, and emissions reduction.

Jim Begg, Director General of Dairy UK said: “We’re delighted to have Maria joining the team to drive forward our ambitious environmental work. She will undoubtedly prove an invaluable addition to the staff.

“The UK dairy industry has been clear from the very start that it was committed to lessening its environmental footprint, and is involved in numerous projects to do exactly that. Maria’s appointment is just part of that commitment.”

Maria said: “Environmental issues, such as climate change, have really moved up the agenda for business and for the public. I’m looking forward to working alongside the members of the dairy industry and I’m excited by the environmental initiatives that are currently in place, as well as the strong commitment shown by the sector to explore ways of improving its environmental performance.”

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