RWM Expo 2023

The leading event for waste, recycling, and resource professionals.

The Resource & Waste Management Expo (RWM) is the UK's premier event for professionals working in the recycling, resource, waste, and broader environmental services industry. Formerly known as RWM & Letsrecycle Live, RWM offers an unparalleled platform to connect with like-minded professionals, learn about the latest industry trends, and drive positive environmental change through sustainable resource management.

The event will take centre stage at the NEC on 13-14 September as part of the wider Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS) - forming one of Europe’s premier events dedicated to the environment and environmental services.

IOM3 will be hosting a panel discussion titled 'Maximise the EPR conversation in order to succeed' during day 1 of the ESS conference at 13:00. As well as welcoming questions during the session, panelists would welcome hearing your thoughts afterwards to discuss the points raised in further detail.

Helping to shape and navigate EPR has brought the packaging value chain closer together than ever before. This panel session will explore how we can capitalise and build on this to further improve communication and collaboration between the different actors involved. IOM3 supported by OPRL will bring together a panel of experts from across the value chain to consider the commonalities and differences they face, the impacts of change and how we can bridge gaps, build trust and work together towards the best outcome possible for the value chain, citizens and the environment.

Panel discussion speakers include

  • Emma Bourne OBE, Director of Resources & Waste, Defra
  • Jacob Hayler Executive Director, ESA
  • James Bull, Head of packaging and food waste, Tesco
  • Jon Hastings, Vice-Chair of NAWDO & Head of Strategy & Development, East London Waste Authority
  • Jude Allan, Chair, IOM3 Packaging Group
  • Margaret Bates, Managing Director, OPRL

In recent years, a series of environmental B2B events have united under one roof at the NEC, giving rise to the ESS Expo. ESS now forms the ‘umbrella’ event for the following renowned exhibitions: 

  • RWM (Resource & Waste Management Expo) 
  • EFD (Energy, Fuels & Decarbonisation Expo) 
  • FWM (Flood & Water Management Expo) 
  • CLR (Contamination & Land Remediation Expo)

RWM invites participants to engage in critical discussions, explore ground-breaking green technologies, and to utilise the event as an international springboard for innovative waste and resource solutions that address the world's environmental challenges. The event is organised in collaboration with industry-leading organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management, Environmental Services Association, and

In 2022, over 9,000 professionals gathered to see industry innovation and hear updates from 200+ expert speakers. The event spans three exhibition halls and a large outdoor area for equipment, machinery, and vehicle demonstrations.

As the United Kingdom’s top meeting place for waste and recycling activities, in addition to land, air, energy and water services through the co-located shows, it is unmissable for anyone working with or selling into Europe.

One FREE ticket gains you access to all events.

Halls: 17, 18, 19 & 10,000m2 outside area
Opening times: 09.30-17.00