Building a Sustainable UK Recycling System

Former Operations Director at Veolia

Why is this interview interesting?

  • Explore recent regulatory changes to landfill tax and the impact on recycled plastic
  • The role of consumers in segregating plastic at the start of the plastic chain
  • How governments can incentivize consumers to recycle through deposit return schemes
  • Understand the dynamic between the recycling and CPG companies to meet higher recycled plastic targets
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Robert Edmondson

Former Operations Director at Veolia

Rob has over 25 years’ experience in the waste industry, gained across a number of international businesses. He began his career leading regional UK waste businesses including Cleanaway from 2002 which was eventually acquired by Veolia. Rob then ran the operations of Veolia’s UK waste business for over 6 years before moving to Amey Environmental Services in 2013. He spent 6 years as Managing Director at Amey where he also was responsible for engaging with regulators and legislators including CIWM and Environmental Agency in the UK. Read more

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Building a Sustainable UK Recycling System(November 18, 2019)

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