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

Craemer UK Ltd, Site B, TF1 6AH
26 Jun 2024

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 09:15 - 15:20
Where: Craemer UK Ltd, Site B, Telford, TF1 6AH

Click here to REGISTER


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)

Please note that there is plenty of free parking available on site.
Telford railway station is located 3 miles from the venue.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options will be included. If you have any further dietary requirements, please email following registration.

We look forward to seeing you there!