CIWM/LARAC Midlands Event 2024 - Reforms; The Known Unknowns

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Back again for another year, The Annual CIWM & LARAC Midlands Event hosted by Craemer UK; where waste management experts gather to share insights and discuss key issues and interests. This year's theme is "Reforms; The Known Unknowns".


This exciting event brings together industry experts and professionals in the waste and recycling sector, offering a forum to explore cutting-edge solutions, exchange best practices, and tackle field-specific challenges.

When: Wednesday 26 June 2024

Where: Craemer UK Ltd, Site B, Telford, TF1 6AH

There is plenty of free parking available on site and Telford Railway Station is located 3 miles from the venue.

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09:15 - 10:00 - Arrival, Refreshments and Factory Tours (please make your way to the welcome desk for the factory tour)

10:00 - 10:10 - Welcome address (Steve Poppitt, Craemer/Andrew Bird, LARAC/Kirstin Roberts, CIWM)

10:15 - 10:40 - EPR Update (Barbara Leach/Colleague from Defra)

10:45 - 11:10 - Managing risk in future contracts (Shireen Eliyas, Freeths and Jacki Ager, LB of Havering)

11:15 - 11:30 - Refreshment break

11:30 - 11:55 - Supporting businesses through Simpler Recycling (Ian Upstone, Cherwell DC)

12:00 - 12:25 - Supporting Local Authorities through the reforms (Chris Mills/Dan Roberts, WRAP)

12:30 - 12:50 - Successful food waste collection (Andrew Bird, Newcastle Under Lyme BC)

12:50 - 14:00 - Lunch, Networking and Factory Tours

14:00 - 14:25 - Simpler Recycling - plastic film and 'Flex Collect' trial (Thomas Merry, SUEZ)

14:30 - 14:45 - Next steps for batteries (Richard Hudson, CIWM)

14:50 - 15:15 - A view from the UK's most advanced UK MRF which uses the latest separation techniques available including AI (Richard Dobbs, Sherbourne AI Recycling Facility)

15:15 - 15:30 - Closing remarks/summary of the day (Andrew Bird, LARAC and Kirstin Roberts, CIWM)

26/06/2024 09:15 - 15:20
Craemer UK Ltd SIte B TF1 6AH

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