Paul Bardos is the managing director of r3 Environmental Technology Ltd ( r3 offers a range of research, management and consultancy services in contaminated land and waste management. He is special Professor in Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham where he helped initiate and develop their MSc in Contaminated Land Management. In 1987 he was awarded a PhD from the University of Reading (Soil Science Department), after a BSc in Biology (1983) from the University of Southampton. He worked at the Warren Spring Laboratory from 1987 to 1993, and 1994 to 1996 at the Nottingham Trent University. In 1997 he established r3. He has worked in composting, contaminated land and waste management R&D since 1983. He was one of the UK scientific representatives to CLARINET (The Contaminated Land Rehabilitation Network for Environmental Technologies in Europe), a NATO/CCMS Fellow, a member of the Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM), the Society for General Microbiology, the British Society for Soil Science and the Association for Organics Recycling and the REMADE network. He is also a member of NICOLE and the EUGRIS teams ( and, where his tasks include developing information management systems, in particular web-linked databases. He is a member of the Steering Group of the Sustainable Remediation Forum UK. He has more than 224 publications which include two important text / reference books:

Nathanail, C.P. and Bardos, R.P. (2004) Reclamation of Contaminated Land Wiley and Sons. ISBN 0471985600

Bardos, P, Nathanail, J. and Nathanail, P. (2007) Contaminated Land Management Ready Reference. Update EPP Publications/ Land Quality Press. Available from: EPP Publications, 6 Eastbourne Road, Chiswick, London, W4 3EB. E-mail ISBN 1900995069.