Waste Management Forum 2018
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Waste Management Forum 2018

When: 9th March 2018
Where: Ageas Suite – Ageas Bowl
Botley Road
West End
Southampton, Hampshire  SO31 3HX
United Kingdom

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Driving Change. Driving Zero Waste to Landfill. Driving Waste Cost Reductions and Reduced Environmental Impact

Waste is only a word for materials we don’t yet have a use for.  What if waste could stand for a second chance at life and in doing so increase profitability and reduce the impact of your organisation?


Who should attend?

Organisations tackling large waste issues, looking for guidance from leading experts and breakthroughs in solutions.

As an example;

  • Private organisations
  • NHS Trust
  • Local Authority
  • Universities and Colleges


Speakers Include:

Margaret Bates CEnv

Recently appearing on BBC Breakfast News on the subject of food waste, Margaret is Professor of Sustainable Waste Management at Northampton University in the Environmental Science Department and President of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management – CIWM (Licensed Body of the Society for the Environment). Margaret has been involved in wastes management for over 25 years and undertook her PhD on landfill microbiology.

Margaret is a Chartered Wastes Manager and a Chartered Environmentalist and has advised a range of governments on wastes management issues.   

She appears in the Hot 100 (Resource Magazine) most influential people in wastes management and acts as an expert for a range of local and national organisations and television.  Margaret is on the editorial board for Communications in Waste and Resource Management and Wastes and Resource Management.  Reviewer for Waste Management Journal, Waste Management Research, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Science of the Total Environment, Communications in Waste and Resource Management, and Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability.

Assessor for EPSRC, DEFRA, Technology Strategy Board, WRAP, EU FP7, British Council and other grant applications in the areas of wastes management, eco-innovation, resource efficiency and security. PhD examiner for Universities of Abertay, Aberystwyth, Hull, Wolverhampton, Bradford, Nottingham, Imperial College, Open University and Cranfield. Plus, Advisory Group for Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group.  


Gerrard Fisher CEnv

Gerrard is a member of the team of leading circular economy business consultants at QSA Partners who use strong commercial, financial and sustainability expertise, alongside practical and experienced project management to develop and implement successful circular business models. Gerrard is a Chartered Environmentalist and works hands-on with businesses to help them take innovative business propositions to commercial reality, using the organisations combined 50 years experience in low carbon economics, resource efficient business, innovation and financial modelling.

Gerrard loves working on business model change – helping businesses create more value, profit and stability by embracing the circular economy. His background is in manufacturing, business management, resource efficiency and circular business models.


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Society for the Environment
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