Everything is Connected: Resource and waste management – a blueprint for a circular bioeconomy
This event took place on 15 November at the Society of Chemical Industry in London and addressed how climate change, soil and water quality, biodiversity loss, food production and waste, packaging and packaging waste, energy policies and health, are inextricably linked, and how cross-sector solutions are needed to provide a coherent framework for action in these areas.
Powerpoint presentations from the conference are available below by clicking on the presentation titles.
Session one: The Big Picture
Waste and resources: Circles, spirals, lines – Dominic Hogg, Chairman, Eunomia Research and Consulting
Soil, the food chain, food waste and climate change – Stephanie Draper, Chief Change Officer, Forum for the Future, Sustainable Soil Alliance
Food, crop protection, health and soil: How biotechnologies will supply us with healthier food – Jennifer Lewis, Head of Innovation and Development CERTIS Europe
Bioeconomy, circular economy, pollution abatement, soil and water – Steven Pritchard, Product Safety Compliance Officer, Fuchs Lubricants UK
Session two: Towards a blueprint for a resource efficient economy
Why we should turn off the plastic tap – Sian Sutherland, Co-founder, A Plastics Planet
The end of the pipe or a resource supplier?: Waste management in the 21st century – Adam Read, Director of External Affairs, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
The UK Plastics Pact: The ambitions and progress to date – Mike Falconer Hall, Programme Area Manager for Organics, WRAP
The challenge for on-the-go-materials recovery – Martin Kersh, Executive Director, FPA
Making smart materials for the circular economy in Britain – John Williams, Technical and Business Development Director, Aquapak Polymers
How the reform of the EPR/PRN system should look – James Piper, CEO, Ecosurety
Session three: It is not just about plastic packaging