Agenda

London Hilton | 15 December 2020

Agenda

14.00 WELCOME ADDRESS
Corin Williams, Editor, MRW

14.10 POWER TALK: TACKLING WASTE CRIME
The new taskforce launched to tackle the £600 million a year criminal waste industry is making waves. Learn about what’s been done so far, the taskforce’s plans for the future, and how waste crime can be avoided.

14.40 PANEL: WHY DOES OUR RUBBISH END UP IN MALAYSIA?
One of the most pressing issues in waste today; South East Asian countries repatriating thousands of tonnes of plastic waste begs the question – how and why did it end up there? Hear from four industry experts on why this is happening, and what needs to be done next.

15.20 CASE STUDY: GETTING LOGISTICAL
Improving performance is no easy task, but can be done through sustainable logistical waste management; discover how to manage waste and increase productivity in a responsible, sustainable and cost-effective way.

15.40 Coffee Break

16.10 SPOTLIGHT SESSION: ARE MINISTERS DELIVERING THEIR PROMISES?
The government claims it is ‘prioritising the environment’ - but where is the proof? Hear about new legislation, future plans, and the deadlines set out to combat climate change.

16.40 POWER TALK: THE PLASTIC PROBLEM – A NEW SOLUTION
As plastic waste becomes an everyday issue, the more we need to find new ways of dealing with it. Hear from one company changing the game with new innovations; reduce your carbon footprint and discover the latest solution in plastic waste management.

17.00 IN CONVERSATION WITH: CHANGING BEHAVIOURS
Increasingly, the public are calling for a greener waste plan. Yet a paradox remains at the heart of this: few consumers with positive attitudes toward eco-friendly wastage follow through with managing their waste. So how do we train consumers out of the throwaway mindset?

17.30 CLOSING REMARKS
Corin Williams, Editor, MRW

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