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Waste and the Circular Economy, webinar

  • Webinar
  • 12 May 2020
  • 13:00 - 14:00
Waste and the Circular Economy, webinar

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The Circular Economy represents a development strategy that enables economic growth while optimizing material resource efficiency, deeply transforming production chains and consumption patterns, as well as redesigning industrial systems. This effectively decouples economic growth from consumption of resources.

Earlier this year, the Welsh Infrastructure Alliance produced a short report for the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales. The report was designed to stimulate dialogue between the Commission and stakeholders with an interest in the infrastructure sector.

The Welsh Infrastructure Alliance (WIA) draws together like-minded organisations representing over 600 member companies and over 10,000 individual members from across the infrastructure sector. The WIA is formed from ICE, CIWM, ACE, ACE, CEW, CIWEM. CIHT, IStructE. The Alliance sees itself as a source of advice (to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales) and potential solutions to enable the delivery of “world class” infrastructure in Wales to drive our future wellbeing as a nation. This event is one in a series of briefing documents to the Commission that the WIA was invited to provide.

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Speakers

Robert Little BSc MPhil MBA CEnv FICE FIHT MICWM

Robert Little

Robert lives and works in Cardiff and has 30 years’ experience in the waste industry having worked in the public and private sectors as well as the community sector. Robert is the Chair of the CIWM in Wales and the Chairman of WAMITAB.

Robert owns and manages a facilities management business delivering services to the public and private sector and is a Non-Executive Director for a number of other related businesses.

Rebecca Colley-Jones BSc, MBA, FCIWM,

Director – Ynys Resources

Rebecca Colley-Jones

Rebecca is the founder of Ynys Resources Limited and has over 21 years’ experience of working in resource efficiency and circular economy. An innovative resources management professional she has extensive knowledge of legislation, practical application and delivering effective waste and resources management and sustainable solutions to business. Rebecca has an MBA in Environmental Management from Bangor University and is a Chartered Waste Manager and Fellow of CIWM.

In addition to her role as Ynys Resources Limited, she is currently a doctoral researcher on the H2020 project PolyCE at the University of Northampton, assessing the role of Circular Business Models in enabling dematerialisation of plastics in Electrical and Electronic Equipment.

Event venue

Online
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Felicity White

e: [email protected]

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