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11 & 12 SEPT


UK's Largest Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition & Conference

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Waste Crime Theatre

The Waste Crime Theatre investigates modern recycling and waste management regulations, law enforcement and the cost of landfill tax to organisations across the industry. Topics include surveillance, education, waste crime training, monitoring software and compliance schemes.

    • Wednesday


      11.00 - 11.30

      Judith Turner, Vicki Cooper & Denise McGlynn

      Competence Management Scheme – demonstration of Environmental Permit Technical Competence

      CMS is a management system based standard developed by EU Skills which is approved by Defra, the EA, the Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales as a method of demonstrating technical competence of permitted waste sites. It can be used by any organisation, from any industry, that is required to demonstrate technical competence for their environmental permit. Learn more about the Standard, the benefits of implementing a CMS and the route to certification.


      11.45 - 12.15

      David Bailey

      Automated Fuel Handling Cranes for WTE Plants

      Are you involved in building, owning or operating an Energy from Waste, Biomass or similar process plant in the UK or elsewhere worldwide? If you are, then this seminar could be of interest as it will give advice on what latest automated / semi-automated crane systems are available in 2018 and beyond


      12.30 - 13.00


      13.15 - 13.45

      Sam Reeve

      Carrot or stick to improve household recycling quality?

      The debate around quality recycling is as old as the sector. This seminar will review novel approaches including the use of enforcement across the LA landscape on working with residents to improve quality and capture of materials through kerbside schemes. It will look at the impact of enforcement campaigns and what others can learn from these.


      14.00 - 14.30

      Angus Sangster

      How Fire Research may influence the Build Environment

      The presentation explores the practical application of the Waste Industries Safety and Health Forum real fire test program. The presentation will show how the built environment can be designed to meet the challenges of the waste management sector in a cost effective and environmentally friendly way that minimises the negative impacts on the business model of the operator.


      14.45 - 15.15

      Paul Clark

      Small scale Waste 2 Energy using incineration

      Rural Energy have a modular solution for small scale (15,000T per year) incineration of waste materials to reduce disposal costs and/or generate heat and electricity. Rural Energy will explain the types of waste that can be burnt and also the different package configurations available and describe the process for disposal of the waste and generation of the heat and/or power.


      15.30 - 16.00

      Rob Bresler & Dan Botterill

      Is my waste contractor ripping me off?!

      Organisations are increasingly looking for ‘value’ over ‘cheapest’ when it comes to selecting waste management contractors to work with, but how do you know if you are getting best value? In this session we will examine a number of key service indicators and explore processes and tools that you can use to ensure you are getting maximum value from your service providers.