Industry leaders gathered together to explore the next steps in UK circularity 

At this year's Waste Net Zero 2024 conference, Biffa brought together senior decision makers from industry, regulatory bodies, government, and local authorities. Biffa experts and guests presented on the UK circular economy. For those unable to make the event we have made all the content openly available. You can access the full speaker presentations and download our research findings on the UK’s journey to circularity.

Watch the full presentations from Biffa experts

Michael Topham opens Waste Net Zero 2024 

Watch Biffa's CEO provide insight into the critical nature of the shifting policy landscape in the waste sector over the coming months and years.

Carla Brian shares new UK circularity research

Biffa's Head of Project Partnerships gives a first look into research assessing key circular interventions, their impacts and timelines.   

Biffa experts on our approach to innovation

Innovation manager Amy Hopper and Chief Information Officer David Gooding outline Biffa's approach to collaborative innovation and its essential nature to circular progress. 

Download the full report or executive summary

At this year's conference Biffa shared a first look at new research into the UK circular economy. Working with consultancy partner WSP, Biffa has developed a new methodology to guide industry in the crucial next steps to circularity. Focusing on two areas of expertise, plastic packaging and food, we developed a framework to group and assess key interventions, their impact, and how long they could take to implement. 

Interior of Seaham

Download the executive summary

Read Biffa's view on the UK's journey to circularity and discover the next steps for plastic packaging and food waste.
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Download the full research report

Biffa Intervention Framework Report by WSP presents a new approach to assessing key circularity interventions at a material level. 

Get our guest speaker and panel perspectives

Former CEO of Pandora Jeremy Schwartz 

The business mind behind Coke Zero shares his experience and insight into the UK Circular Economy, focusing on the importance of consumer transparency.   

Panel discussion on the future of material flows

Chief Operating Officer Collections and Specialist Services at Biffa, Maxine Mayhew hosts industry experts as they explore how the UK is linked by its supply chain.  

Watch Biffa crown Change Maker winner 

Change Makers competition winners Derby Food 4 Thought Alliance were awarded £10,000 to continue combating the root causes of deprivation and poverty in Derby.   
To understand circularity, we need visibility of materials’ lifespans while they are classified as in-use and enter different phases of re-use.
UK Journey to Circularity Report
Biffa Executive summary

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