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Next steps for wind energy in the UK – market frameworks and development, scaling up connectivity and capacity, and opportunities for regional economies

Thursday 6th May
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The Waste Management Conference

Tuesday 25th May
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£315.00– £575.00

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The Waste Management Conference

Tuesday 25 May 2021 - 25/05/21

Online

In 2018, the government announced the 25 Year Environment Plan, outlining plans and policies to further protect the future and sustainability of the UK’s natural environment. As part of this, there was a call for improved waste management to minimise waste and achieve greater resource efficiency. Since then, a national target was announced to recycle 65% of municipal waste and to have no more than 10% municipal waste going to landfill by 2035. As the Environment Bill passes through Parliament, cross–sector collaboration between national and local government and industries is required to meet these targets and further improve waste management.

Key Statistics:

  • The UK recycling rate for waste from households was 45% in 2018, decreasing from 45.5% in 2017
  • The amount of waste sent to landfill in England rose by 4% in 2019 to 45.8 million tonnes
  • The level of remaining landfill capacity reduced by 21.1% between 2015 and 2019
  • In November 2020, the government announced a £9.2million funding package to introduce smart waste tracking and schemes to tackle fly–tipping more effectively

Outcomes

Join us at The Waste Management Conference to hear the latest updates from policy makers and identify best practice strategies for minimising waste. You will learn new initiatives from a series of case studies to reduce excess waste and utilise digital innovation. You will have the opportunity to share your challenges and solutions to improving waste management through networking and benchmarking with fellow attendees and discover new ideas to apply to your working environment.

Why Attend:

?High level keynotes on the latest policy including working in partnership to improve efficiency of services and revising waste regulation strategies

?Listen and learn from case studies from leading experts in developing and delivering waste management strategies

?Networking opportunities with speakers and delegates from across the public sector

? 8 hours of CPD points towards your yearly quota

This is a live event taking place online:

?Access a full live event with 8 hours of CPD points from home

?Network and connect with colleagues in breakout networking sessions and the meeting hub

?Interact with speakers through live Q&A and networking

?Review event materials and presentations post–event

?Receive additional resources to boost your learning and support you in your role

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

 
Cost   More Details £315.00– £575.00
Time   More Details May 25, 2021, 9am
Contact   More Details Government Events
0330 058 4285

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