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Westminster Insight
Managing Plastic Waste Digital Conference

Thu 11th February 2021 - Thu 11th February 2021, Online

The Environment Bill will introduce new powers to tackle plastic waste, through taxation, extended producer responsibility schemes, the introduction of deposit return schemes and more consistent recycling services.

Westminster Insight’s Managing Plastic Waste Digital Conference will explore the implications of the Environment Bill, the role of the new independent Office for Environmental Protection and equip delegates with the guidance to develop and implement strategies for reducing polluting plastic waste.

Confirmed Speakers:

Stuart Foster, Chief Executive Officer, RECOUP

Julia Martin, Lead Account Manager for Plastics, WRAP

Paul Davidson, Challenge Director, Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge, Innovate UK

Stuart Lendrum, Head of Packaging, Quality and Food Safety, Iceland Foods Ltd

Lee Marshall, CEO, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC)

Margaret Bates, Executive Director, The On Pack Recycling Label (OPRL)

Adam Read, External Affairs Director, Suez and Senior Vice President, Chartered Institute for Waste Management (CIWM)

Charles Holmes, Senior Policy Officer, Scottish Government

Sarah Clayton, Head of Citizen Behaviour Change, WRAP

Andrew Schein, Lead Researcher Energy and Sustainability Team, The Behavioural Insights Team

Anna Larsson, Director, Circular Economy, Reloop

Rebecca Burgess, CEO, City to Sea


Key points:

Implications of the Environment Bill and Government priorities to reduce plastic waste

Exploring the scrutiny and enforcement role of the new independent Office for Environmental Protection

New extended producer responsibility schemes and how leading businesses are responding to the changing regulatory agenda

The effect of COVID–19 on the demand for and use of plastics and what to do with PPEs?

Developing a more consistent recycling service for households and businesses, improving recycling rates and enhancing local authority waste collection services

Innovative solutions for increasing packaging recyclability, reducing plastic usage and eliminating single–use plastics throughout the supply chain

Consumer insights and behaviour change to influence purchasing behaviour and to improve public re–use and recycling rates


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This event will be broadcasted live from our London Studio. Find out more about our Live Broadcasts: <>

Promotional Codes

YBAJZO–1707063 for 20% off for 1 delegate

YBAJEO–1707063 for 30% off for 2+ delegates

Codes will expire at 9pm, Tuesday 20th October 2020.

Pay online and receive a further 10% off.

£200 – £260 + VAT