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Marine Plastic Pollution – Sources, Forces and Courses of Action

Marine Plastic Pollution – Sources, Forces and Courses of Action
When:
May 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm UTC Timezone
2019-05-07T14:00:00+00:00
2019-05-07T15:00:00+00:00

Register to join the webinar and click on the link you receive in your email.

The exert panel will reflect on the arrival of plastics in the marine environment, consider how we got here and most importantly what we can do, with insights on a number of global projects and local innovations. 

SPEAKERS

Paul Dumble, Independent Waste Systems Specialist

Paul Dumble is an independent waste systems specialist with over 40 years of experience ranging from research, development, production and distribution of industrial, building and FMCG retail products, to the circular economy, waste, resource and emissions management. As an international player, he works at country level advising government entities on policy and strategy implementation of sustainable waste management systems. He is a reviewer and author contributing to waste issues in regional and global UN Environment /IPCC publications and is currently engaged in providing technical assistance to the DFID marine plastic waste project in Vanuatu and the lead author (with two brilliant co-authors) of the Waste Management Outlook for West Asia.

Libby Peake, Senior Policy Adviser, Green Alliance

Libby Peake is senior policy adviser on resource stewardship at Green Alliance, a UK based independent charity and think tank focused on achieving ambitious leadership for the environment. There, she works closely with other NGOs, academics and businesses to promote better use of resources throughout the economy. This includes managing the Circular Economy Task Force, a forum for policy, innovation and business thinking on efficient resource use in the UK. She is an expert and trusted commentator on resources and waste topics including: plastic; ecodesign; chemicals regulation; resource efficiency; and recycling. Before joining Green Alliance, Libby spent ten years at environmental publishing house Resource Media.

MODERATOR

Adam Read, Director of External Affairs, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery

Adam Read is the moderator of this interaction. He is the Director of External Affairs at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery. Adam has specialized in waste management policy development, strategic decision-making, behaviour change, procurement and training for the last 19 years, first as a municipal waste management officer, then as a University based researcher, and for the last 12 years as a consultant working globally on waste services and strategies.

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