News: Scottish Resources Conference
Reasons to be in Edinburgh on 27 September...
Friday, 28th July 2017
At the World Circular Economy Forum held in Helsinki in May 2017, it was Zero Waste Scotland that caused the most stir. Having grabbed the attention of the 1,500 invitation-only delegates with the offer of free shots of vodka (it was derived from a food waste), the Scots showed that they had a business agenda for the circular economy with credible and achievable long-term goals.
So it is with some expectation of pleasure that we will be attending the Scottish Resources Conference on September 27 in Edinburgh. It will be a chance to talk further about Extended Producer Responsibility – especially our work with NBF for mattresses. At a time when the UK Government has left the global discussion, it is refreshing to meet with officials in Edinburgh who have a resources and product life plan. ...But let’s hope they're also handing out the whisky.
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