12 May 2021

Resources & Waste Strategy Revisited Conference

The event will cover responses on: plans for a Deposit Return Scheme; and reforms to the packaging waste system through a new system of ‘extended producer responsibility’. And, with a separate consultation on Consistency in local authority collections expected shortly, this will also be discussed. With two consultations closing in early June and the one for Consistency expected to be…

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18 May 2021 - 18 May 2021

Webinar: Ecosurety response to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging consultation

On the 24 March, UK Governments released the consultation on Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging. The proposals represent radical reform to the way in which producers are held accountable for the packaging they create and sell – for example the new Extended Producer Responsibility measures are set to include modulated fees and full net cost recovery, dramatically increasing costs for producers. The consultation…

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20 May 2021 - 20 May 2021

Webinar: Ecosurety response to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging consultation

On the 24 March, UK Governments released the consultation Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The aim of the DRS it to increase capture of drinks containers for recycling. Consumers will pay a small deposit on items such as PET plastic drinks bottles, which can then be refunded at a retailer return point or reverse…

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10 June 2021

35 under 35 Recognition Ceremony

Deadline for entries: 29th January 2021 35 under 35 is an exciting awards programme that identifies the ‘young guns’ in the waste and recycling industry who are striving for professional excellence, promoting industry innovation and giving back to his or her company or community. Are you a rising star who has shown vision, creativity and determination? Do you know someone…

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17 June 2021

Collection Conference 2021

Aimed at anybody involved in municipal waste collection, this conference addresses the big issues facing the sector. Significant developments in policy and the trends dictating the future will feature prominently on the agenda. Discussion of the impact 2021 will have on waste collection has never been more pressing nor more prescient. Other topics such as quality, materials and commodities will…

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