by Rasheeda Russell

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Our Business Development Manager, David Harding attended the London Conference, held by Let’s Recycle.com and Resource London. This year’s conference focused on the city`s integrated Environment Strategy – aimed at tackling challenges faced in moving towards a ‘greener and cleaner’ city – as well as Defra’s Resources & Waste Strategy.

 

Photo of panel at London conference 2019

Opened by Deputy Mayor for the Environment, Shirley Rodriguez and Defra Senior Official, Melanie Foster – the conference covered key areas of the Resources and Waste Strategy, including the Packaging Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system, a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) and improving the Consistency of waste collections.

Speakers were well represented across the sector and led sessions that covered; recycling challenges facing inner London flats, Reuse and Recycling Plans (RRPs) as well as collaboration between local authorities and business around the circular economy.

 

photo of presentation at London Conference 2019

As a leading Compliance Scheme, ERP has worked with local authorities and businesses based in London and the South East of England – to support them in addressing their current and future needs.

We are well positioned to advise and provide solutions on:

  • Extended Producer Responsibility (pending changes with the Packaging system and its various materials streams)
  • Other areas of EPR, such as `Battery Recycling` for local authorities (and households), and `Household WEEE collections` (particularly Kerbside)
  • Pursuing a Circular Economy model

Therefore, if your authority and/or business has any interest in engaging with one of the UKs largest and established Compliance Schemes on the above, please contact us on: +44 (0)20 3142 6452 or email us at uk@erp-recycling.org.