The Recycling Association Conference 2019

12 November 2019

Ashurst, London Fruit & Wool Exchange, 1 Duval Square, London, E1 6PW.

The Recycling Association Conference 2019 will address many of the issues seen in a turbulent year. Available to both TRA members and non-members, this conference will provide essential information on the markets for recyclable materials, end destinations and lead discussion on two key themes: Quality First and Market Conditions.

With a central London location kindly provided by law firm Ashurst, this conference also provides high-quality and cost-effective networking. Tickets for non-members are just £99+vat (TRA members – please check your email for more information on your tickets).

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8:30am-9:30am – Registration

9:30am-9:35am – Opening Remarks

Theme: Quality First

9:35am-10:00am – Retailer or manufacturer presentation

Speaker: tbc

10:00am-10:25am – Quality First: Update on The Recycling Association blockchain project and how it assists compliance with export law and regulations

Mike Jackson, managing director, Prismm Environmental

10:25am-10:35am – Questions

10:35am-11:00am – Coffee

11:00am-11:25am – Trends in the paper market

Simon Weston, director of raw materials, CPI

11:25am-11:50am – Understanding the UK plastic market: comparing the virgin and recycled plastics markets

Helen McGeough, senior analyst for plastics recycling, ICIS

11:50am-12:00pm – Questions

12:00pm-1:00pm – Panel discussion: Topical theme to be decided nearer to the event

1:00pm-2:00pm – Lunch

Afternoon session chaired by Paul Sanderson

Theme: Recycling Market Conditions

2:00pm – 2:30pm – Simon Ellin’s State of the Nation Report

2:30pm to 3:30pm – Interactive topical discussion involving Simon Ellin and the audience on the State of the Nation including market discussion – chaired by Paul Sanderson

3:30pm – TRA chair thanks and closing of the conference

3:35pm – Networking