Ten things to do at RWM & Letsrecycle Live 2022

With less than two weeks to go until the RWM & Letsrecycle Live shows open their doors, the organisers of the biggest sector event have put together a list of 10 things to do.

More than 12,000 people, 550 suppliers and 250 speakers are expected to attend the show on 14-15 September.

“More than just an exhibition, RWM and Letsrecycle Live serve as a platform to accelerate the transition to a better and more environmentally friendly planet through better use of our natural resources,” said Rob Mowat, managing director of the environment division at ROAR B2B, which is organising the shows.

To register for your free ticket to attend the event on 14-15 September 2022 click here.

Below are some top tips of what you can do over the two days.

1) Listen to leaders in the waste and recycling sector 

(l-r) Phil Piddington, Viridor; Michael Topham, Biffa; and David Palmer-Jones, Suez UK at last year’s show

Hear some of the waste and recycling sector’s most influential leaders  discuss and debate key opportunities and challenges ton the horizon.

They’ll be discussing the future of the sector, the importance of people within the industry and its contribution to the global economy.

2) Four Halls and 15,000m2 outdoors of Exhibition

This year’s event will also include a brand new live demonstration area

Wander around and take in the sights of more than 500 exhibitors spread across four halls and a brand new enormous outdoor area. This year, the likes of JCB, Dennis Eagle, Enfiniium, Bucher Muniipal, Tomra, Refuse Vehicle Solutions and Faun Zoeller are returning to the NEC for the first time in a number of years.

This has always been hugely popular for people across the industry, whether your soon to be procuring new vehicles or just interesting in the latest developments, this promises to be a See the full exhibitors here.

3) CIWM Gala Dinner

The CIWM gala dinner takes place at the end of the first day and provides a great networking opportunity and a chance to have fun with industry colleagues

The CIWM Gala Dinner is the best place to carry on conversations from the show, or relax and unwind with colleagues. And you’ll have until the early hours to make the most of it. The Gala Dinner takes place at 7pm on 14th September after the first day of RWM and continues until late.

Alongside fine dining, first-class entertainment and an inspirational host, the event provides attendees with excellent networking opportunities.

4) See the latest machinery and vehicles in a live display

A unique opportunity to see a range of equipment first hand

There is nothing quite like seeing first-hand how the best equipment in the industry works.

Witness the latest in material transportation and processing machinery in action. There’s no better place to see new innovation in technology and equipment and compare machines in a like for like environment.

5) Women in Sustainability

Some of the most influential women in the industry will attend the annual breakfast, open to both men and women

Be inspired, learn and network with like-minded professionals at the annual Women in Sustainability breakfast meeting. The Women in Sustainability is a networking platform for men and women in our industry. Explore factors that can positively influence or constrain a women’s career and work choices and share success stories from within the waste, recycling and sustainability sector.

6) WISH Conference and Workshops

The health and safety session provides an opportunity to shape the future of legislation in the sector  (Picture: Shutterstock)

Safety has always been a watchword for the waste industry, whether it is protecting workers and visitors on sites or keeping collection crews safe from harm as they complete their rounds. The WISH Conference and Strategy Workshops are your chance to shape the future of health and safety within the sector. Day two, 09:00 – 15:00. Book your workshop choices here.

7) Network with more than 12,000 visitors

The biggest sector event provides unrivalled networking opportunities

Take part in one of a host of exclusive networking events and build lasting relationships. You can see who’s attending by registering for the show and then logging into the visitor portal! You can book appointments with exhibitors and meeting with fellow visitors.

8) See the sector’s up and coming trailblazers crowned at the 35 under 35 Ceremony

The event celebrates the sector’s brightest up and coming talent

Join the class of 2022 as the full list is announced live on day one in the Future Talent Hub. 35 under 35 is an exciting awards programme that identifies the trail blazers in the waste and recycling industry who are striving for professional excellence, promoting industry innovation, and giving back to his or hers’ company or community.

9) Grab a drink and some banging street food!

New to this year will be a street food market, while the Inn on the Green will be returning

Get yourself a beer, along with some food from the Street Food Market and soak up the sights of the Paignton throwback – the Inn on the Green. The onsite pub is the place to relax and host informal meetings with clients, peers and friends. Also – get a snap of the mahoosive deck chair!

10) Meet the Excellence in Innovation Award Winners

Keep an eye out for the winners of the 2022 award

Scout out the winners of the Excellence in Innovation Awards – easily identifiable by their floor stickers. The awards celebrate the most innovative products, services or technologies that are making a positive impact on the resource and recycling sector. Open to any business exhibiting or sponsoring at RWM and Letsrecycle Live, winners will receive a floor sticker to promote their success and pre event promotion of their award.

To register in advance for RWM and Letsrecycle Live, click HERE

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