DAY TWO 

PROGRAMME

SESSION ONE: CASE STUDIES FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY INDUSTRY 
09.30  WELCOME ADDRESS  
            Carole Taylor, Chair, LARAC 

09.40  LESSONS FROM A LOCAL AUTHORITY

  Jessica King, Waste Contracts Lead Officer, Buckinghamshire Council

How a council keeps customer satisfaction and contract performance high in changing times

09.55  REDUCED FREQUENCY – PROMOTING WASTE MINIMISATION
           Owain Griffiths, Recycling Adviser, WRAP Cymru
10.10  SUCCESS: ACHIEVING THE HIGHEST UK RECYCLING RATE 

               Sarah Atkinson, Service Manager, East Riding District Council 

10.25  QUESTION & ANSWER
10.45  BREAK & VIRTUAL NETWORKING
SESSION TWO: MATERIALS: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS
11.15  PAPER/CARD
            Dan Prosser, UK Business Development and Fibre Procurement Director, DS Smith
   

11.30  PLASTICS
Jeremy Blake, Consultant, rFutures Limited
  • Market challenges – virgin prices vs sustainability objectives

  • Market evolution – taxation and the unintended consequences challenge

  • Market optionioneering – energy recovery vs mechanical recycling vs chemical recycling

11.45  TERRACYCLE 
            Stephen Clarke, Head of Communications, Terracycle
   Julien Tremblin, Head of Brand Partnerships, Terracycle
  • How TerraCycle is working towards Eliminating the Idea of Waste.
  • By forming partnerships with leading brands and developing circular economy practices, TerraCycle makes the non-recyclable, recyclable.
  • Plus why society needs to move from disposable to durable / reusable and TerraCycle's ground breaking Loop platform.
12.00  QUESTION & ANSWER
12.25  CHAIR'S CLOSING REMARKS
 12.30  BREAK & VIRTUAL NETWORKING
SESSION THREE: WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
14.00  COMMERCIAL WASTE 

    Encouraging the “hard-to-reach” independent food SMEs to separate their food

    Greg Hutton-Squire, Commercial Waste Manager, Greater Cambridge Shared Waste

  • Recognising the barriers – on both sides

  • Engaging the customer & their staff

  • Making it worth their while (time)

 

     Commercial waste recycling collections

     Jarno Stet, Waste & Recycling Manager, Westminster City Council

  • Context and potential

  • Service offering

  • Development 

  • Lessons learnt

14.00  HEALTH AND SAFETY
            Chris Jones, Chair, WISH Forum 
  • Impact of COVID-19 & INFO 17 on Collections 
   Lisa Higgins, Buckinghamshire Council
  • Safety culture

  • Crew training

  • Wellbeing  

15.00  BREAK & VIRTUAL NETWORKING 
SESSION FOUR: WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
15.30  TEXTILES: LOVE YOUR CLOTHES

Debbie Slater Recycling and Collections Advisor, WRAP, 

 Julia Bragg, Recycling and Collections Advisor, WRAP, 

Stephanie Campbell, Behavioural Change Project Manager, WRAP

  • Are textiles contaminating your dry recycling?  Is missed capture increasing your residual waste tonnages?  What are textiles costing you?

  • Top tips on how to reduce the impact textiles is having on your authority, and how to get curry stains off your best shirt and chocolate off your favourite jeans!  

  • See ‘Love Your Clothes’ in action and find out how it can help you and your residents to reuse and recycle even more!

15.30  RAMPING UP REUSE
Steve Longdon, Operations Director, FCC Environment 
Debbie Mansell, Waste Contract and Recycling Manager, East Riding District Council 
James Ward, Waste Contracts and Strategy Manager, Hull City Council 
Adria Pittock, Waste Contracts Manager, Suffolk County Council 
  • Reuse in the waste hierarchy

  • What changes the Resource and Waste Strategy will bring to the sector and how FCC has tackled this opportunity

  • Deliver a talk about how they went about the shop opening, the results and challenges

  • Deliver a talk about how they go about maintaining footfall, the results and challenges

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