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Resource and Waste Management Expo

13-14 September 2023, NEC Birmimgham

The Resource and Waste Management (RWM) Expo will take centre stage at the NEC on 13-14 September as part of the wider Environmental Services & Solutions (ESS) Expo  – forming one of Europe’s premier events dedicated to the environment and environmental services.

When and where?

Date: 13-14 September 2023
9:30am - 4:30pm  / 9:30am - 4:00pm
Venue: NEC Birmingham

RWM invites participants to engage in critical discussions, explore ground-breaking green technologies, and to utilise the event as an international springboard for innovative waste and resource solutions that address the world’s environmental challenges. The event is organised in collaboration with industry-leading organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management, Environmental Services Association, and letsrecycle.com.

In 2022, over 9000 professionals gathered to see industry innovation and hear updates from 200+ expert speakers. The event spans 3 exhibition halls and a large outdoor area for equipment, machinery, and vehicle demonstrations.

Why attend?

This year the IOSH Environmental & Waste Management (EWM) Group, in collaboration with Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, will deliver a series of education sessions and discussions on 13 September:

  • 10:00-10:45 - Material Village Theatre: The hidden dangers of lithium battery disposal - Antonia Grey, BMRA and WISH, and Gareth Rollings, Head of Waste, West Sussex Council
  • 11:00-11:45 - Future Talent Hub: Waste management for small to medium enterprises - Jo Price, IOSH Vice President, Toni Robinson, WISH and Marcus Rose, IOSH EWM Group
  • 12:00-12:45 - Local Authority Theatre: Workplace transport, site safety and waste collection - Chris Jones, WISH Machinery Safety, Tim Small, HM Principal Inspector of Health and Safety, and Liam Wood, Valencia Waste Management/IOSH EWM Group
  • 13:30-14:15 - Future Talent Hub: Training and competence within the waste management industry - David Thomas, IOSH EWM Group, Jenny Grant, SWITCH, and Katie Cockburn, Professional Services Director, CIWM
  • 14:30-16:00 - Environment Networking Hub: Mock trial: machinery incident investigation - Jason Burt and Daisy Dhalliwell, Willis Towers Watson

Also you can find IOSH and EMW Group committee members on stand RJ201 in the Recycling Services section. Why drop by?

  • Members can get support and advice on Blueprint, CPD and IPD.
  • Find out about the work of IOSH networks and the Environmental & Waste Management Group and meet some of the committee members and discuss joining the Group.
  • Non-members can visit to find out about the benefits of IOSH membership and how it can support your career and professional development.

Book you place

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You can register for free now at the event website.

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Event programme

Keep up to date with the event updates and theatre programme developments on the Expo website.

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