Carpet Recycling UK‘s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event is set to kick off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st.
The conference will take the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will celebrate the achievements and important contributions by members who are helping to create a circular economy for carpet and driving forward greater sustainability in the sector.
Andrew Bird, Chair of LARAC, will be the guest host and keynote speaker at the event providing the local authority perspective on carpet recycling and also present the prestigious CRUK Awards.
This year’s programme will feature topics on waste prevention/redesign, take back schemes and good practice to encourage greater re-use and recycling of carpet. Speakers include Kate Burnett and Mark Gilbert from Emerald Trading Waste Solutions Ltd and Lukas Hoex from DSM-Niaga.
The conference will include the annual awards ceremony for Recycler of the Year, Reuse Member of the Year, Take Back Partner of the Year and Recycling Champion.
The event will also offer many networking opportunities, appealing to representatives from the whole supply chain and of interest to equipment suppliers and waste management companies, as well as architects and designers.
CRUK Director Laurance Bird said local authorities should help to divert carpet from landfill and assist CRUK members find new uses for the waste material. Therefore, Laurance explained that CRUK would like to hear local authority views on the voluntary producer responsibility stance taken by the carpets specifically and bulk waste generally.
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