Ray chairing ENDS Waste Management Forum on 29th Nov - discount for RGR website readers

Dear Friends and Colleagues

ENDS are organising a major event, the ENDS Waste Management Forum on November 29th.  In the run up to the event, they are conducting an online survey of industry views on waste, resources and the recent Defra waste review.  For readers of the RGR website, you can claim a 20% discount on the conference fee.  More details below:

The ENDS Report Waste Management Forum

Tuesday 29 November 2011, London

Meet with key industry professionals to discover best practice waste management solutions and ensure your views input into the strategic direction and future development of the UK Waste Management Industry.



Book now and receive your 20% discount! Quote discount code RGR20 when registering


Keynote Speakers Include:

Ray Georgeson, Ray Georgeson Resources Ltd (Conference Chair)

Mathew Farrow, Head of Policy, The Environmental Services Association

Ian Wakelin, Chief Executive, Biffa Waste Services

Dr Richard Swannell, Director of Design and Waste Prevention, WRAP

Iain Gulland, Delivery Director, Zero Waste Scotland

Lord Redesdale, Chair, Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association


Key areas for discussion:

The National Waste Management Plan: Examine the strategic direction and targets required to ensure the development of the industry and achievement of our zero waste economy aspirations

Infrastructure and Planning: How to overcome the barriers faced during the planning process and debate how to better assess infrastructure needs at local level

Local Government and Municipal Waste: Examine waste management structure and the incentives and direction required from government to ensure the full potential of what we throw away is realised

Investment and Access to Finance: How to gain access to finance for waste management infrastructure development and the actions required to ensure a long-term contracted feedstock

Business Waste: Examine the actions planned to improve management of business waste, and encourage greater reuse, recycling and recovery of waste materials

Producer Responsibility: The financial and environmental implications for organisations that take a responsible approach to waste management

Energy from Waste: Discuss the key challenges faced by the sector when planning infrastructure new build and the support required from government to encourage investment