11-13 September 2018   NEC Birmingham

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Local Authority Trail

For anyone in local authority or local government working in waste or fleet management. 

The Local Authority Trail will highlight all exhibitors and content relevant to those responsible for waste management and resource, legislative issues, highlighting strategy and best practice of municipal waste management, and also exhibitors and content relevant to managers of fleets of vehicles.


Local Authority Trail Exhibitors

Local Authority Trail Seminars

Circular Economy Connect
  1. Circular Economy Connect
    The Environment Agency shares its vision for waste, where prevention is prioritised and waste management is effectively realigned to benefit communities, environment and the economy. This session will ...
  2. Circular Economy Connect
    Research shows that since the plastic bag charge voters have warmed to the idea of a deposit return scheme for single use plastic bottles. In this session we hear from stakeholders across retail, wast ...
Energy from Waste Theatre
  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    The UK produced a staggering 7.3 million tonnes of household food waste in 2015, with public awareness of food waste growing there are increasing opportunities to utilise household and commercial food ...
Circular Economy Connect
  1. Circular Economy Connect
    WRAP share the latest updates on their flagship initiatives driving progress towards a circular economy. Including designing circular business models through Project REBus, and campaigns targeting foo ...
  2. Circular Economy Connect
    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. What does this increasing trend towards urbanisation mean for local resources? LWARB join us to share best practise in circ ...
  3. Circular Economy Connect
    Businesses and public bodies are being challenged to revolutionise their approach to resource use to deliver a circular low carbon economy. Environmental regulators must also adapt their approach to s ...
  4. Circular Economy Connect
    How do we take the circular economy forward in a post-Brexit context? Will our exit from the EU drive greater harmonisation between the devolved nations? What can the nations learn from the successes ...
Utilities Keynote
  1. Utilities Keynote
    How to implement low carbon initiatives to meet air quality targets How are cities utilising incentives schemes to drive the uptake of EV? What effect will mass EV deployment have on the grid? How do ...
Energy from Waste Theatre
  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    In this session we explore the latest developments in CHP and district heating projects in London that are supporting the drive to Smart City status. What are the next steps for the EfW industry to ta ...
Circular Economy Connect
  1. Circular Economy Connect
    What is the state-of-play for EPR in the UK, and where are the opportunities? What are the pros and cons of EPR, is it really viable? What lessons can other material streams learn from the WEEE compli ...
Energy from Waste Theatre
  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    With so much of the current regulatory framework surrounding EfW arising from EU targets and ratings, Brexit marks a time of uncertainty for the industry but also an opportunity to shape new policies ...
  2. Energy from Waste Theatre
    EfW as an industry has suffered from poor public and political perception which can cause costly delays to the planning and permitting process, dampen investor interest, and influence government agend ...

Next steps

What are the RWM Trails?

The RWM Trails are a simple, time-saving tool designed to help you identify exhibitors and content relevant to you, whether your main interests lie in Energy, Water, Recycling or Waste.

Simply look out for the Trail logo that best suits your interests and use this to navigate the event.

2017 Partners and Sponsors



Tuesday, 11th September           09:30 - 17:30

Wednesday, 12th September     09:30 - 17:30

Thursday, 13th September         09:30 -  16:00