Stopping the Plastic Tide - How Can We Solve the Plastics Problem?
23rd February 2021
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About this Event  

University of Wolverhampton and WASUP (World Against Single Use Plastic) are excited to welcome a wide range of sustainability professionals to present their thoughts on the plastic problem and potential solutions. This event will look at the different types of plastics, recycling of plastics, bioplastics and more.  


2.00pm Event Start  

  • Prof Mohammed Arif, Head of the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton. Opening Remarks  
  • Cllr. Beverley Nielsen, Opening Remarks on Green Growth and Sustainability  
  • Dr Paul Hampton/Andrew Stott, EnTRESS Knowledge Transfer Manager, An Introduction to EnTRESS and the Circular Economy.  
  • Prof Rashid Gatrad OBE, Founder of WASUP (World Against Single Use Plastics). The work of WASUP and cracking the resin code for the 7 types of plastics.  
  • Casepak, Logistics of Plastic Recycling.  

Comfort Break  

  • Livvy Drake, Sustainable Sidekicks. Behaviour Change Around Single-use Plastics  
  • Prof Iza Radecka, BioplasticsThe Basics, the Benefits and their Limitations  
  • Helena Simmonds, Warwick Manufacturing Group, Sustainable Manufacturing.  

Q&A Session  

5.00pm Event Closes

About the Author

Ian Henery

Member since: 4th February 2019

Managing Director of an award winning law firm
Ian Henery Solicitors Ltd

Award winning poet and playwright

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