REB Secondary Commodity Markets Conference 2018

The REB Secondary Commodity Markets Conference 2018 is the leading event in the sector looking at the trends and developments in recycling markets.

Robinsons Brewery, Stockport
19 June 2018



Secondary Commodity Markets is the conference that the major recyclers and waste management companies always attend. Find out key information on their views on market conditions, and where they think the market is headed.

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9-10am: Registration

10am-10:30am: The world economy and how it relates to the recycling market

Dr Stephan Pfaffenzeller, lecturer economics and commodities, University of Liverpool 

10:30am-11am: Trends in the recycling market over the past year

Paul Sanderson, managing director – REB Market Intelligence

11am-11:30am: Coffee

11:30am-12pm: Understanding the last year in the export paper market and where we are headed

Tania Don, senior marketing manager, ACN Europe (UK)

12pm-12:30pm: What is the market situation in UK and Europe?

Johan Sundblad, country manager, Saica Natur UK

12:30pm-2pm: Lunch

2pm-2:30pm: Where can we send plastics now? Alternatives to China

Paul Barnes, director, Oatley Resources

2:30pm-3pm: What is the potential for the UK plastic recycling sector?

Paul Rendle-Barnes, UK plastics expert

3pm-3:30pm: Coffee

3:30pm-4:30pm: Topical debate


The venue – Robinsons Brewery Visitors Centre, Apsley Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1JJ 

Robinsons Brewery is easily accessible by public transport, only a few minutes walk from Stockport station which is on the West Coast mainline between London and Manchester. Direct services also run to Stockport from Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Nottingham, Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent.

There is limited parking at the venue on a first come, first served basis, and there is a paid car park available on Churchgate. Alternatively, Stockport Merseyway Redrock car park is within walking distance across the town.