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Environment Agency to host free seminars at CIWM conference

Visitors to the 2008 Chartered Institution of Wastes Management conference being held in Torbay this June are being encouraged to visit one of the many free seminar sessions being held by the Environment Agency.

Running in conjunction with sessions in the main conference, the Environment Agency will be offering nine free seminar sessions at the Information Hub. Delegates are also invited to come and chat to staff from the Environment Agency on stand SG12.

Tuesday 10 June

Managing Hazardous Waste
Managing and disposing of hazardous waste in a time of changing legislation.

When? 10:45

Who? David Bradley, Regulatory Development Waste Policy Advisor

For? Producers of hazardous waste and waste treatment industry

How is producer responsibility affecting you?
Find out how current and future Producer Responsibility systems affect your business.

When? 13:30

Who? Adrian Harding, Producer Responsibility Policy Advisor

For? Manufacturers, product importers, retailers, local authorities, product users

All change – it's EPR
Find out about the key changes in the Environmental Permitting Regulations and how they affect you.

When? 14:15

Who? Crystal Moore, Project Manager

For? Waste management industry, process industry, waste exemption holders, local authorities and waste facilities.

Wednesday 11 June

How is producer responsibility affecting you?
Find out how current and future Producer Responsibility systems affect your business.

When? 10:45

Who? Adrian Harding, Producer Responsibility Policy Advisor

For? Manufacturers, product importers, retailers, local authorities, product users

Where on earth is your waste going?
How do we ensure the right waste gets to the right places where it can be turned into new products in an environmentally sound manner?

When? 11:30

Who? David Bradley, Regulatory Development Waste Policy Advisor

For? Local authorities, waste contractors, those involved in the international movement of waste

Waste Protocols
The Waste Protocols Project aims to cut red tape and encourage the re-use of a number of waste materials, diverting them from landfill

When? 13:30

Who? Suzanne Laidlaw, Waste Protocols Project Manager

For? Trade and professional bodies, SMEs, waste management industry, local authorities, government agencies, non-governmental bodies

Composting- get the balance right
Find out how you can maximise the benefits of composting while minimising its negative impacts

When? 14:15

Who? Viv Dennis, Biological Treatment Policy Advisor

For? Local authorities and composting industry

Thursday 12 June

All change – it's EPR
Find out about the key changes in the Environmental Permitting Regulations and how they affect you.

When? 10:00

Who? Crystal Moore, Project Manager

For? Waste management industry, process industry, waste exemption holders, local authorities and waste facilities.

Managing Hazardous Waste
Managing and disposing of hazardous waste in a time of changing legislation.

When? 10:45

Who? David Bradley, Regulatory Development Waste Policy Advisor

For? Producers of hazardous waste and waste treatment industry

In addition to these free seminars, Environment Agency staff will also be speaking at the main conference sessions:

• Environment officer Paul Scotford will be giving an Introduction to Waste and Resources Management

• Policy Manager Jeff Cooper will be speaking about Managing Household Waste

• Martin Brocklehurst, Head of Environmental Protection External Programmes, will discuss the Secondary Materials Market

• Head of Waste, Liz Parkes, will cover Regulation

• Policy Manager Nick Bethel will be discussing Waste Crime

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