David Newman

Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association

Currently Managing Director of BBIA and President of the World Biogas Association, was President of the International Solid Waste Association 2012-2016; led the Italian Compost and Biogas Association 2004-2014; as a lobbyist contributed to the EU Directive on Plastic Carrier Bags; has a long history in biowaste management dating to 1998. Previously ran Greenpeace Italy and worked for government, both locally and as Italian Environment Minister Advisor 2013-14. David lives and works from London and acts as Adviser to several companies.

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The role of biodegradable and compostable materials in reducing waste

Compostable packaging can play a significant role in avoiding packaging waste by producing materials that can be composted with food. The imperative to separately collect food waste in England as in the devolved nations, becomes therefore not just a question of meeting carbon budgets through renewable energy production, but also higher recycling targets and achieving
waste reduction targets.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Clive Murray: Speaking at the Future Resource Expo

    Clive Murray - Water as a traded commodity ‘’ Lets put a price on water’’

  • Agamemnon Otero MBE: Speaking at the Future Resource Expo

    Agamemnon Otero MBE - Cracking the Code: Repowering Urban spaces

  • Kate Wild: Speaking at the Future Resource Expo

    Kate Wild - The importance of chemistry for treatment of raw water and effluent

  • Natalie Bennett: Speaking at the Future Resource Expo

    Natalie Bennett - Sustainable Development Goals: How to prevent the next 100 Dieselgates?

  • Julian Jansen: Speaking at the Future Resource Expo

    Julian Jansen - How is the UK positioned in the context of the global energy storage market?