Hope XChange

NERF Meeting – 8th February 2024

Hope Street Xchange, A Centre for Enterprise & Innovation, Sunderland, SR1 3QD

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Jason Mitchell, Waste Manager, The Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Trust
Chair’s welcome

Mike Gardner, Local Authority Technical Consultant, WRAP
Overview of the Government’s waste reforms

Gary Wallace, Area Environment Manager – Regulated Industry, Environment Agency
EA Regulation in 2024 РPolicy and priorities 

Chris Taylor, Managing Director, and Karen Westcott, Head of PR, Engagement and Public Affairs, DTW
The importance of comms and engagement in the drive to meet Net Zero targets 

John Twitchen, Founder, Stuff4Life
Innovation at Teeside University – Recycling Plastic Polymers