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WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme), Holland Circular Hotspot, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the United Kingdom are hosting a full-day joint event exploring possibilities for British-Dutch cooperation in Plastics, Textiles and Built Environment to inspire participants and share best practices in the journey towards a more circular economy.

This webinar series is to be held over Zoom, with sessions focusing on each of the three areas of Plastics, Textiles, and Built Environment, as well as an overview and introductory session at the beginning of the day, featuring a welcome from Dutch Ambassador Mr Karel van Oosterom.

Speakers include:

  • David Rogers (Head of International Resource Management, WRAP)
  • Freek van Eijk (Managing Director, Holland Circular Hotspot)
  • Sarah Ottaway (Sustainability and Social Value Lead, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd)
  • Esther Zondervan-van den Beuken (Program Manager Circular Plastics, TNO)
  • Pieter van Os (Program Manager, CIRCO International)
  • Mieke Evers (Circular Textiles Advocate, Netherlands Enterprise Agency)
  • Bert van Son (CEO/Founder, MUD Jeans)
  • Hilde van Duijn (Innovation Manager, Wieland Textiles)
  • Sabine Oberhuber (Co-Founder, Turntoo)
  • Gary Newman (Chief Executive, Woodknowledge Wales)
  • Rutger Sypkens (Cirkelstad)
11:45 Opening/Welcome by ambassador mr Karel van Oosterom
12:00 Circular Collaboration in Plastics
13:30 Break
14:30 Circular Collaboration in Textiles
16:00 Circular Collaboration in Built Environment
17:30 Networking and further Discussion Session
18:30 Close