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What a load of rubbish (IA Section)

Tue. 14 September 2021 at 2:30 pm


To be held by Zoom video conferencing.

A talk by Peter Daniel.

Full title:  ‘What a load of rubbish – the History and Industrial Archaeology of Solid Wastes Management’.

The talk is an overview of the development of wastes management showing how the changing nature of waste, from the 19th century on, have influenced the technologies used. Surviving structures are discussed. Examples are drawn from around the country although many are from the south-west.

Peter Daniel is a Chartered Civil Engineer who has worked in various parts of the country. Before retirement he had spent 30 years working in wastes management based in Somerset and is also a Chartered Wastes Manager. He has been active in Industrial Archaeology for nearly 50 years and on the Committee of Somerset IA Society for 35 years.

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Tue. 14 September 2021
2:30 pm
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Industrial Archaeology Section (Mike Stannard)


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