DAY TWO 

PROGRAMME

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

09.40  HWRCS: LESSONS FROM A LOCAL AUTHORITY
               Andrew Jenkins, Waste Promotions Lead Officer,  Bucks County Council

  • How a council took on the challenge of opening a new Recycling Centre whilst extending its re-use offering. 

09.55  REDUCED FREQUENCY – PROMOTING WASTE MINIMISATION 
10.10  SUCCESS: ACHIEVING THE HIGHEST UK RECYCLING RATE 

               Debbie Mansell, Recycling Manager, East Riding District Council

10.25  QUESTION & ANSWER
10.45  BREAK & VIRTUAL NETWORKING
SESSION TWO: MATERIALS: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS
11.15  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

11.30  PAPER/CARD
            John Melia, MD, DS Smith invited
11.45  TERRACYCLE 
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)

14.00  HEALTH AND SAFETY
   Lisa Higgins, Buckinghamshire County 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, Consumer Campaigns, Recycling Now  

Are textiles costing your Council money?  How big is the problem of textile disposal in your waste stream?  Are textiles contaminating your recycling collections? Learn how you and your residents can Love Your Clothes.  Find out about clever uses for baby powder, lemons and vodka in our fun and interactive workshop:

  • Why quality, lasting longer and passing it on counts 

  • Blood, sweat and lipstick: game-changing tips to tackle the most stubborn of stains

  • Save money and time with tried and tested communications

15.30  RAMPING UP REUSE
     Speaker names to be confirmed from FCC Environment and Local Authority 
  • 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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