Cooper, Jeff: transcript of an audio interview (19-Jun-2014)
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Interview with Mr Jeff Cooper, conducted by Ms Lynda Finn, for the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, 19 June 2014, in the School of History, Queen Mary University of London. Transcribed by Mrs Debra Gee, and edited by Ms Emma M. Jones and Professor Tilli Tansey. The editorial assistance, the project management and the technical support were undertaken by Ms Fiona Plowman, Mr Adam Wilkinson and Mr Alan Yabsley, respectively. Mr Jeff Cooper MSc (b. 1949) became Waste Recycling Coordinator at the Greater London Council in 1982. He was subsequently appointed Waste Planner for the London Waste Regulation Authority (LWRA) where he also represented the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Recycling Working Group as its Vice-Chair. He joined the newly formed Environment Agency in 1996 on a project for the development of regulations for packaging waste. He was elected Junior Vice President of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) in 2004, and served as President from 2007 to 2008. From 2009 he worked as an independent consultant and journalist.