Global Recycling Day takes place soon on 18th March and this webinar will look at the challenges, opportunities and future trends.
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E-waste is the largest and fastest-growing type of waste and has negative impacts to human health and the environment. As ICT professionals we need to promote awareness of more ethical and sustainable practices
In this talk we will discuss the design of environmental solutions and how to enhance a circular economy in all ICT services, products and solutions.
Global Recycling Day takes place soon on 18th March and this webinar will look at the challenges, opportunities and future trends of this critically important topic.
About the speaker
Scott is a business, sustainability and tech expert with over 20 years experience working for Material Focus, European Recycling Platform (ERP), Samsung, Science Museum Group, Royal Mail and the Environment Agency. He has led and set up successful and innovative environmental, sustainability, circular economy, extended producer responsibility and behaviour change programmes.
His key achievements include setting up Material Focus, a not-for-profit leading the UK wide Recycle Your Electricals behaviour change campaign. Material Focus also produces insightful research on all things e-waste, and funded and supported new collection and drop-off options that are now making it easier for millions of more people in the UK to fix, donate and recycle their old and unwanted electricals. Prior to Material Focus he set up and ran the UK operation for the European Recycling Platform (ERP), delivering environmental compliance for electricals, batteries and packaging to hundreds of companies, including many of the world’s tech giants. He also led on sustainability issues for Samsung Electronics in the UK and Ireland while the then new European WEEE and RoHS regulations were being introduced.
Earlier in his career he led on the groundbreaking sustainability policies for the Science Museum Group, including the first ever national museum and galleries environmental forum, bringing together the South Kensington Museums, National Galleries, Royal Parks, Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Geographical Society.
He has a first class academic background with an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and an MBA from Warwick Business School.
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