DBD Environmental is a pragmatic environmental consultancy providing services to the contaminated land and waste management sectors.

We unlock the inherent value within contaminated land and waste materials for the benefit of our clients.   

About DBD Environmental

DBD Environmental is a practically driven environmental consultancy servicing the contaminated land and waste management sectors. We have the experience, technology, capability and approach that allows our clients to unlock the inherent value within contaminated land and waste materials.  

We believe that partnering with our clients enables the best possible outcome for all stakeholders and provides a high level of project satisfaction. As a privately-owned company our clients deal with senior people within the business. This allows us to be flexible and agile whilst providing expertise forged from real industry-based experience.

Since our inception, DBD Environmental has rapidly grown and successfully delivered a diverse range of projects for our clients. This growth has continued to a stage where we have the commercial appetite to be financially part of projects where it is mutually beneficial.

We utilise technology to its full potential to ensure high quality project outcomes are delivered. Our ground gas expertise provides us with a unique offering in the field of hazardous ground gas assessment and management, through the use of cutting edge monitoring equipment and innovative remediation approaches.


Contaminated Sites

  • Site assessments
  • Hazardous ground gas investigation
  • Vapour barrier design and verification
  • Waste classification
  • Site remediation and project management
  • Contaminated soil, water and vapour treatment
  • Property due diligence
  • Site specific risk assessment
  • Lab-scale treatment trials
  • Management plans
  • Strategic advice

Waste Management

  • Waste facility planning and approvals
  • Waste licensing amendments and approvals
  • Technical waste management/treatment assessment
  • Waste to resource product plans
  • Waste feasibility assessments
  • Waste auditing
  • Funding applications
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Waste management risk assessments
  • Technical and commercial due diligence
  • ERF Reporting

Interested in our services?

Get in touch with DBD Environmental to discuss your project

Our Team

Dr Ben Dearman

Managing Director

Ben has more than 20 years’ experience in the contaminated site and waste management industries. Ben combines both technical and commercial aspects to deliver high quality outcomes for clients.

Jack Horan


Jack has over 13 years’ experience working in the site contamination and waste management industries. Jack is a certified Site Contamination Specialist under the EIANZ CEnvP scheme, reflecting the high level of technical expertise coupled with industry based experience.

Mitchell Browne

Senior Environmental Scientist

Mitchell has over 8 years’ experience working in site contamination, waste management and mining industries. Mitchell has experience includes technical requirements of projects whilst being aware of the cost implications to the client and the project management lifecycle including, bid management and tender writing, planning, procurement, execution and delivery.

Lisa Nairn

Senior Environmental Scientist

Lisa Nairn has more than 15 years’ environmental consulting experience in the site contamination and waste management industries. Lisa has extensive knowledge of the relevant regulatory framework and the relevant skills and experience to drive and manage environmental projects, engage with stakeholders and manage multi-disciplinary teams.

Luke Silvester

Environmental Scientist

Luke Silvester has more than 7 years’ working in the contaminated site and waste management industries as a highly skilled field technician. Luke has worked across Australia on both contaminated sites and waste management facilities and combines both technical understanding with hands on practicality.

Contact Us

Feel free to get in touch with DBD Environmental to discuss your next project.

South Australia (Head Office)

17 Sydenham Road, Norwood SA 5067

1300 343 501




Level 3, 6 Nexus Court, Mulgrave VIC 3170

New South Wales

24/17-19 Gowrie Ave, Bondi Junction NSW 2022