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Welcome to the Waste, Recycling & Disposal Services sector at ESS Expo, the place to explore solutions in waste reduction, eco friendly disposal, sustainable recycling and zero waste strategies.

Attendees can network with industry experts, discover green technology, and explore best practices for environmental sustainability. ESS Expo aims to facilitate collaborations and partnerships that drive progress in the sector towards a more sustainable and eco friendly future.

This sector showcases a wide range of material streams, including plastics, metals, wood, chemicals, electronics, and more. With a focus on circular economy principles, we highlight innovative solutions for managing these materials sustainably, from raw material suppliers to end-of-life disposal.

Waste, Recycling & Disposal Services Agenda

Discover our dynamic agenda, featuring a diverse array of topics like Resources, Waste Management, Recycling, and the Circular Economy.

Our programme includes insightful presentations from industry leaders and researchers in eco-friendly solutions, environmental management, and green technology - delving into key areas such as reducing carbon footprints, advancing recycling methods, and strategies for zero Waste and sustainability. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to enrich our program for 2024 with thought leaders and experts.

Summit Stage

Sponsored by

suez

  1. Summit Stage
    Mike Gunton, Creative Director of the BBC Studios Natural History Unit, has more than four decades o ...
  2. Summit Stage
    Following on from the Environment Agency's presentation at RWM 2023 in Local Authority lounge discus ...
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  4. Summit Stage
    This panel discussion at the Environmental Services and Solutions Expo tackles Biodiversity Net Gain ...
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Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
Sponsored by
juno
  1. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    a. There is a lot of recyclable material going to landfills and incinerators b. Waste incineration b ...
  2. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    This panel discussion at the Environmental Services and Solutions Expo brings together sustainabilit ...
  3. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    Nick Stillwell is renowned for his innovative approach to recycling, particularly in developing mach ...
  4. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    The ever-evolving sustainability landscape presents both challenges and opportunities for businesses ...
  5. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    As the demand for sustainable packaging grows, the use of post-consumer resin (PCR) high-density pol ...
  6. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    Ethical sourcing and responsible procurement are no longer optional in today's world. Our "Responsib ...
Municipal Stage
Sponsored by
bartec
  1. Municipal Stage
    AI is revolutionising various aspects of our lives and our session will showcase how we have reimagi ...
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  3. Municipal Stage
    This session will look into how everyone within all sectors of Logistics and especially the Waste in ...
  4. Municipal Stage
    Food waste is a major environmental and economic issue. This Expo session tackles it head-on, empowe ...
  5. Municipal Stage
    In urbanised environments of today, greening solutions are needed to maintain air quality, citizen w ...
  6. Municipal Stage
    The presentation will focus on: 1) How Wales became third in the world on household waste recycling; ...
Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
Sponsored by
grundon
  1. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    The environment sector needs passionate professionals to tackle critical challenges. This session ex ...
  2. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    This session will launch the findings of a joint Groundwork and Environmental Services & Solutions E ...
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  4. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    This interactive session dives into attracting and developing talent for the environmental sector. T ...
  5. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    Are you the sustainbaility lead in your organsiation? Or working to engage clients in sustainability ...
Materials & Markets Stage
  1. Materials & Markets Stage
     
  2. Materials & Markets Stage
    The panel will explore how government policies could impact the future of the UK waste wood sector a ...
  3. Materials & Markets Stage
    Gaspard will share how real-world MRFs and PRFs adapt to ever-changing material flows and market con ...
  4. Materials & Markets Stage
    Learn more from a host of industry experts about the direction of travel for our waste, including ca ...
  5. Materials & Markets Stage
    The SGM X-Ray Fluorescence Back Scattering sorter (XRF-BS) allows the customers to process the alumi ...
  6. Materials & Markets Stage
    This session will provide an overview of the UK Plastic recycling industry now and the challenges an ...
  7. Materials & Markets Stage
    Join us at RWM for a captivating session on “Sustainability with Spark Detection and Moisture Measur ...
  8. Materials & Markets Stage
    Fire hazards in waste recycling facilities pose significant safety and environmental threats due to ...
Packaging & EPR Stage
Sponsored by
valpak
  1. Packaging & EPR Stage
    This lively debate features representatives from both brands and recyclers, exploring the shared cha ...
  2. Packaging & EPR Stage
    In this panel discussion, our expert speakers will explore how Chemical Recycling technologies break ...
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  4. Packaging & EPR Stage
    Why do businesses need to start thinking now about reuse/refill systems? How will we scale up and ac ...
  5. Packaging & EPR Stage
    This panel discussion, chaired by Robyn Macpherson from the University of Birmingham, and drawing on ...
Environment Networking Hub
Sponsored by
wastepack
  1. Environment Networking Hub
    A networking session for REA members to hear the latest Organics updates.
  2. Environment Networking Hub
     
  3. Environment Networking Hub
     
  4. Environment Networking Hub
     
Summit Stage

Sponsored by

suez

  1. Summit Stage
    The year 2024 has been a turning point for the environment and sustainability. This panel discussion ...
  2. Summit Stage
    The waste management sector is experiencing a major transformation. Our "Leaders in Waste" panel dis ...
  3. Summit Stage
    The environmental services sector is on the verge of an AI revolution! This panel discussion at the ...
  4. Summit Stage
    As NHS Trusts face significant resource constraints and ambitious sustainability targets, waste supp ...
Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
Sponsored by
juno
  1. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    There is a lot of recyclable material going to landfills and incinerators Waste incineration bans do ...
  2. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    This session looking at the power of consumer choice, will explore this growing trend within the env ...
  3. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    This session will explore the rise of PFAS contamination, why this is creating issues for manufactur ...
  4. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    Zero Waste Scotland presents an exploration of policy and themes from north of the border, including ...
  5. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    Drawing on decades of experience, Andy will demystify the circular economy and provide simple tips o ...
  6. Circular Economy & Sustainability Stage
    Our cities, buildings, and infrastructure have a significant environmental footprint. This critical ...
Municipal Stage
Sponsored by
bartec
  1. Municipal Stage
    AI is just one example of technology innovations that will start to come of age within local governm ...
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  3. Municipal Stage
    How can local authorities prepare for what is the biggest challenge facing them in recent years? Thi ...
  4. Municipal Stage
    We, as are you, are aware that waste collection and management is not an easy job. Whether you’re a ...
  5. Municipal Stage
    Serco supports some of the largest councils in the UK, providing a range of outsourced services. Ove ...
  6. Municipal Stage
    We are fast approaching a contract expiry ‘peak’ for private finance initiatives, including many in ...
Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
Sponsored by
grundon
  1. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    This panel discussion brings together diverse experts to explore the importance of representation an ...
  2. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
     
  3. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
    'Green skills' as a term are still making their way to young people's education. However, the demand ...
  4. Green Skills & Future Talent Stage
     
Materials & Markets Stage
  1. Materials & Markets Stage
    We'll introduce fully automated smart sortation and the innovative practices shaping the next genera ...
  2. Materials & Markets Stage
     
  3. Materials & Markets Stage
    As greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, driven by human consumption, so does the temperature o ...
  4. Materials & Markets Stage
    The use of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries has become increasingly prevalent in many aspects of moder ...
  5. Materials & Markets Stage
     
  6. Materials & Markets Stage
    Summary of upcoming changes to the UK’s WEEE Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system and diver ...
  7. Materials & Markets Stage
    Leo will talk about their plants and how they use the Eldan products, the story behind it and the co ...
Packaging & EPR Stage
Sponsored by
valpak
  1. Packaging & EPR Stage
    Looking to shout about the great work you do but unsure where to start? It’s easy if you first ask y ...
  2. Packaging & EPR Stage
    The future of the UK’s recycling solutions for packaging is in its own hands, but are we letting sli ...
  3. Packaging & EPR Stage
    The EPR policy, putting more responsibility on manufacturers for their products' lifecycle, is resha ...
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Resource & Waste Management Expo
11-12 September 2024 | NEC Birmingham, UK

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Areas covered

Recycling Services | Refuse Treatment & Recycling | AD & Composting | Landfill | Circular Economy | Waste Collection & Transportation | Waste Sorting & Separation | Recycling Services & Facilities | Waste-to-Energy Technologies | Hazardous Waste Management & Disposal | E-waste Recycling | Construction & Demolition Waste Management | Organic Waste Management & Composting | Materials Recovery Facilities | Landfill Management & Design | Waste Reduction & Prevention Strategies | Sustainable Waste Disposal Solutions | Industrial Waste Management | Medical Waste Management | Waste Treatment Technologies | Extended Producer Responsibility | Waste Policy & Regulation | Waste Management Consulting | Circular Economy Strategies | Waste Auditing & Reporting Buildings & Construction | Plastics Industry | Metals Industry | Wood Recycling | Chemicals Industry | Electrical and Electronics | Automotive Industry | Food Industry | Pharmaceuticals Industry | Petrochemical Industry | Cleaning Industry | Hospitality Industry | Raw Material Suppliers | Construction & Demolition Waste


 

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