CIWM Cymru Wales AGM and Spring Event 2019


CIWM Cymru Wales Centre


AGM and Spring Event 2019

‘Improving Waste Management and
EPR/DRS/Plastic Packaging Tax Consultations’

Member Type

Event for members and non-members


Members rate – Free of charge

Non-Members rate – £25 + VAT 
Local Authority rate - FOC (contact Celine for discount code)

Exhibitors:150+ VAT (CIWM Affiliated Organisations)
Exhibitors Non-CIWM members: 250+VAT


Thursday 11th April 2019


9.00 – 16.15

AGM:     9.15  to 9.45

Spring event / Consultation workshop:   10.00 to 16.15

Venue –



The Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University

Plas Coch Campus, Mold Road

Wrexham LL11 2AW


map and directions on this link.

The venue is a few minutes walk from Wrexham General train station.
Limited parking facilities on site. We encourage car sharing.


80 places


5 Hours CPD & 5 Hours Structured Learning and Development



9.00 – 10.00      Registration with tea/coffee

9.15 – 9.30        CIWM Cymru Wales AGM (all CIWM members invited to attend)

10.00 – 10.05    Welcome and introduction
Brian Mayne, Vice-Chair of CIWM Cymru Wales

10.05 – 10.25    Carmarthenshire Street-cleansing review – Case study
Emma How, Specialist Technical Advisor at Eunomia Research and Consulting

10.25 – 10.45    Connecting waste producers with the waste industry – WasteApp
Jane Hall, Director of Green Edge Applications

10.45 – 10.55    Questions and Answers session

10.55 – 11.15    Tea & coffee break

11.15                Consultation Workshop

This workshop, organised by CIWM and CIWM Cymru, and supported by Welsh Government and Defra, is designed to be highly interactive, providing delegates with a chance to raise questions and concerns and offer views on the consultations under discussion. Delegates will get the maximum benefit from the day by ensuring they are familiar with the consultations.

11.20 – 13.00    Session 1: The EPR for Packaging Consultation – panel presentations and discussion/Q&A

·    Dr Andy Rees, Head of Waste Strategy, Welsh Government
·    Linda Crichton, Technical Advisor, Defra
·    Craig Mitchell, Head of Waste Support, WLGA – local authority  perspective
·   Adam Read, Director of External Affairs, Suez

Key points from the consultation to be covered:
·    Models and governance, analysis & pros and cons of the four models
·    Full net cost recovery and modulated fees
·    Point of obligation
·    Allocation of costs and ownership of material
·    Alignment with DRS and collection requirements

13.00 – 13.45    Lunch with exhibitors

13.45 – 15.00    Session Two – The DRS for drinks containers consultation – panel presentations and discussion/Q&A

·   Dr Andy Rees, Head of Waste Strategy, Welsh Government
·   Linda Crichton, Technical Advisor, Defra
·   Andrew Wilkinson, Head of Neighbourhood Services, Conwy CC
·  Rick Hindley, Executive Director, Alupro

Key points from the consultation to be covered:
·    The case for action and evidence
·    In scope materials
·   Relationship between DRS and EPR
·   Implementation questions

15.00 – 15.15   Short comfort break - Tea and coffee refill

15.00 – 16.00   Session Three – Plastic Packaging Tax Consultation
                         Presentations and discussion/Q&A


       ·   HM Treasury speaker (name tbc)
·   Dr Zowie Hay, Tax Strategy, Policy and Engagement Division, Welsh Treasury
·   Susan Jay, Circular Economy Technical Specialist, WRAP
·   Jake Nash, Capital Valley Plastics

Key points from the consultation to be covered:
·    The case for action and evidence
·     Point of obligation
·    Tax threshold options
·   Alignment to EPR consultation

16.00 – 16.15    Sum up and close of the meeting


An exhibition space includes a table and 2 delegates. Exhibitors are welcome to contact for information. 

Terms & Conditions

DEADLINE FOR BOOKING is 8 April 2019 noon. Places are confirmed when booked online.

All cancellations MUST be sent in writing to by 8 April 2018 noon for a full refund.

Delegates who do not show up on the day will be charged the full rate at the time of booking.
CIWM members not showing on the day without prior cancellation will be charged the non-members rate.

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of CIWM Cymru Wales to change the content and timing of the event. In the unlikely event of us having to cancel the event, CIWM Cymru Wales will make a full refund of the tickets but disclaim any further liability.



Celine Anouilh, Regional development officer: – 02920652003 / 07921 310245

11/04/2019 09:00 - 16:15
The Catrin Finch centre Plas Coch Campus Mold Road Wrexham Wrexham LL11 2AW

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