Webinar: Boosting your bottom line by preventing waste
(06 December 2013, 1pm – 2pm)
With the Government set to publish a new waste prevention programme in December 2013, this webinar will look at how the private, public and third sector can work effectively to reduce waste and increase re-use, with clear financial and environmental benefits.
- 13.00-13.05 Will Date, Acting News Editor, letsrecycle.com will deliver the Chairs' welcome address.
- 13.05-13.15 Nick Morley, Director of Sustainable Innovation, Oakdene Hollins, will present a range of successful private sector remanufacturing, repair and refurbishment business models and discuss where they are going.
- 13.15-13.25 Emma Gowing, Specialist Technical Advisor, Eunomia, will highlight what local authorities are doing to drive down waste and increase reuse. She will also discuss how the Waste Prevention Toolkit (commissioned by the Welsh Local Government Association) can help local authorities.
- 13.25-13.35 Helen Middleton, Market Development Manager, Furniture Reuse Network, will discuss some clear examples of where waste prevention and reuse are offering some real social, environmental and economic benefits within the UK. She will also address the obstacles that need to be removed if we are to increase waste prevention across the public and private sectors.
- 13.25-13.55 Panel discussion, questions and answers
- 13.55-13.55 Chairs' closing remarks
To register, please click here.
‘Lifting the lid: get students recycling!’, webinar sponsored by SITA UK
(13 November 2013, 1pm - 2pm)
With new regulation affecting higher education establishments, waste management and recycling practices have never been more important to the higher education sector. Ideally suited to those working to increase recycling amongst student populations, this webinar explained more on the research we carried out with the NUS into the attitudes and behaviour of students towards recycling . Practical advise was given on stakeholder engagement and how to effectively educate students about waste minimisation.
The webinar speakers ...
- Rachel Drayson, Senior Research Officer – Ethics and Environment, NUS Services Ltd
- Iain Boyd, Corporate Relationship Manager, EAUC
- Jen Sadler, Waste Strategy Officer, Cardiff Council
To view a recording of this webinar, please click here.
The Higher Education Expo
(Olympia Central, London, 17 October 2013)
SITA UK exhibited at the Higher Education Expo - an event that is a unique opportunity for leaders and managers in higher education institutions and further education colleges to debate the latest initiatives and issues within the sector.
The Higher Education Expo is organised specifically for leaders and managers working in higher education institutions, further education colleges and associated stakeholder organisations - from senior decision-makers responsible for strategic direction (Vice Chancellors / Chancellors, Deans, Principals, members of the Executive Boards / Governing Bodies, etc.), to directors and managers in charge of key operations / departments (Heads of Student Experience, Finance, Marketing, Facilities, etc.).
To find out more about this event, please visit www.highereducationexpo.co.uk.
Political Party Conferences
(Brighton, Glasgow and Mancester, Autumn 2013)
SITA UK was the recycling sponsor at the Liberal Democrats, Labour and Conservative Party conferences that took place in September and October 2013. Our aim was to help delegates in Brighton, Glasgow and Manchester to recycle their paper, plastic, cans and glass as well as reduce the carbon footprint of these annual events.
Liberal Democrats Party Conference
(Glasgow, 14 - 18 September 2013)
To find out more about this event, please visit http://www.libdems.org.uk/conference.aspx.
Labour Party Conference
(Brighton, 22 - 25 September 2013)
To find out more about this event, please visit http://www.labour.org.uk/annual_conference_2013.
Conservative Party Conference
(Manchester, 29 September - 02 October 2013)
To find out more about this event, please visit http://conservativepartyconference.org.uk/.
RWM Exhibition 2013
(NEC, Birmingham, 10 - 12 September 2013)
RWM, Europe's premier waste management event, offers it's visitors presentations from over 200 expert speakers - making it the largest free and CPD-accredited conference programme in the industry. David Palmer-Jones, SITA UK's CEO, Gev Eduljee, our Director of External Affairs, Stuart Hayward-Higham, our Development Director and Andy Hill, our Head of Organics and Alternative Fuels, debated industry issues and latest initiatives during this three-day trade show.
To find out more about this event, please visit www.rwmexhibition.com.
Resource Association Conference 2013
(76 Portland Place, London, 09 July 2013)
The first Resource Association Conference and the organisers, letsrecycle.com, promised a highly practical programme, providing delegates with an overview of what is on the horizon for resources as well as key issues that the sector will face.
Our CEO, David Palmer-Jones, spoke about communicating the quality agenda.
Delegates also heard from other top quality industry speakers, had a chance to network with local authorities and waste management companies, as well as join a lively debate.
For further information about the event, please visit www.regonline.com/ResourceAssociationConference.
Local Government Association Conference 2013
(Manchester Central, Manchester, 02 - 04 July 2013)
It was SITA UK’s fourth year at the LGA Annual Conference - the biggest local authority event in England and Wales, and a must for all those involved in the local government sector.
We are the recycling partner for the event and made sure there were plenty of recycling points around the conference venue in Manchester to help delegates recycle as much as possible and to reduce the carbon footprint of the event.
To find out more about the LGA Conference, please visit http://www.local.gov.uk/annual-conference.
'7 practical steps to a circular economy: practical guidance for the retail sector', webinar sponsored by SITA UK
(28 June 2013, 1.00pm - 2.00pm)
Join thought leaders and experts from retail, manufacturing, recycling and sustainability professionals in this exciting webinar showing you how to turn your organisation's waste into a valuable resource. Find out about future innovations and learn about real-life case studies demonstrating what forward-thinking retail organisations are already achieving today.
"I share the view that the circular economy will become a reality if the whole supply chain works together.” - Lord De Mauley, Resource Minister, Defra
The webinar was chaired by Charlotte Owen, Editor of Retail Environment magazine.
The speakers were:
- Stuart Hayward-Higham, Development Director, SITA UK
- Dr Adam Read, Practice Director, Ricardo-AEA
- Mark Dempsey, Waste & Resources Specialist, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
To view the recording of this webinar, please visit http://ow.ly/mA1kB.
The National Civic Amenity Site Conference
(National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, 18 June 2013)
The third edition of the National Civic Amenity Site Conference provided an informed overview of best practice for providing high quality services at civic amenity sites and household waste recycling centres.
Organised by letsrecycle.com, the day promised to deliver top quality industry speakers, as well as excellent networking with local authorities and waste management companies. The programme offered delegates a morning plenary session, followed by a choice of highly practical workshops to attend in the afternoon.
Our Head of Organics and Alternative Fuels, Andy Hill, spoke about tackling new materials streams, such as waste wood.
For further information about the event, please visit http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1216162.
Facilities Show 2013
(NEC, Birmingham 14 - 16 May 2013)
SITA UK exhibited at the Facilities Show 2013 – the UK’s largest trade show dedicated to FM industry professionals from all sectors – and there were plenty of good reasons to come along to our stand and say hello.
The event ran from 14 to 16 May 2013 at NEC in Birmingham and brought together hundreds of suppliers and specialists to share knowledge and debate current issues.
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