SUSTAINABILITY MASTERCLASS - Developing an effective recycling and waste management strategy

SUSTAINABILITY MASTERCLASS - Developing an effective recycling and waste management strategy

30 Apr 2020, 14:35 - 15:05

Masterclasses
Language:
English

There is growing pressure on retailers to manage their waste more sustainable, and the UK government is currently holding several consultations on reforming the UK packaging producer responsibility system. It is proposed that the full net cost of recovery for any consuming facing packaging be applied, which could mean significant cost implications for retailers. This session will examine technologies and strategies to improve your waste management strategy, and how to prepare for future regulations.

  • Drivers for improve product and packaging sustainability and circularity
  • Examining recycling and waste management challenges for bricks and mortar vs ecommerce retailers
  • Implications of extended producer responsibility and how you can prepare
  • New technologies improving recycling capabilities
  • Opportunities for cost reduction and revenue generation
  • Strategies to reduce waste (before it needs disposing of)