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Material Focus and IEMA Insights share Waste Electricals webinar info

* Material-Focus.jpgDiscarded unwanted electricals are the fastest growing waste stream in the world and we all have a duty to ensure that they're dealt with responsibly. The 'Insights into Waste Electricals - how to stop precious resources being lost forever' event, held yesterday, created the perfect platform to share expertise and learn about the latest research that is shaping the revised regulations on waste electricals.

Key topics included the rise of FastTech and vapes, critical raw material recovery and how we can measure how waste electrical systems can support a circular economy.

The panel, chaired by Fleur Ruckley, head of implementation at Topolytics, featured experts who shared insights on the following topics:

* The WEEE Consultation - Scott Butler, executive director, Material Focus
* Electrical Waste: Challenges and opportunities - Mark Sayers, principal consultant, Anthesis Group
* Circular Economy: Recovering critical raw materials from waste electricals - Dan Nima, associate consultant, Systemiq Earth
* The rise of FastTech, the new Fast Fashion? - Kate Hinton, external relations lead, Material Focus
* Consumer Insights, Making it easier to recycle electricals - a consumer-led view - Vanessa Gibbin, marketing and behaviour change lead, Material Focus
* Business Waste Electricals - Scott Butler, executive director, Material Focus
* How we can measure performance - waste electrical circularity metrics - Alice Brady, projects manager, Material Focus.

The event was hosted by IEMA (the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment) in collaboration with Material Focus. Learn more at:

www.materialfocus.org.uk | www.iema.net

8th February 2024

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