Call for papers for 24th ETRA Conference The 24th ETRA (European Tyre Recycling Association) Conference is calling for papers for its event that is taking place on 22-24 March 2017. 'Towards Circular Economy' is the theme of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 Taking the theme of 'Towards Circular Economy', the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will examine the key sustainability challenges for PVC when representatives from the entire industry value chain meet in Berlin, Germany on May 10 and 11 2017. Scottish construction businesses can sign up for free waste prevention support Construction businesses in Scotland can sign up for free waste prevention support from the Resource Efficient Scotland advice and support programme, delivered by Zero Waste Scotland. The programme helps small and medium sized enterprises across all parts of the industry to identify opportunities to reduce waste and save money through onsite support. BAMA Confirms 2017 'Introduction to Aerosol Technology' Course The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) is running its course providing an introduction to aerosol technology. The two-day course, taking place on 8-9 March 2017 at St Paul's Hotel in Sheffield, is designed to give a good understanding of how aerosols work, how the components, such as cans and valves, and the final product is manufactured, what affects the performance, as well as the environmental and regulatory considerations that need to be taken into account. JCB to host Organics Recycling 2017 JCB will be hosting the ‘ORG Conference 2017 – New Directions and Smarter Practices’, on 23 March 2017 at the JCB World Headquarters in Rochester, Staffs. ORG Conference 2017 - New directions and smarter practices Organics Recycling 2017 is the most important meeting place for anyone working in, or associated with, the organics recycling sector. This established one day conference, exhibition and gala dinner will once again bring the sector together to foster debate and interaction with peers and key decision makers. Northern Ireland & Ireland sees inaugural waste management showcase The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (NI) is launching its 2017 Conference and Exhibition to the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Sprucefield in Northern Ireland. Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2017 Visitors can now register online to attend the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRS), the free-to-attend pan-European exhibition and conference taking place at the new venue of the RAI Amsterdam on 29-30 March 2017. Quality First Recycling Conference In 2016 the Recycling Association launched the Quality First campaign to highlight the problems many UK organisations are experiencing when sourcing and supplying quality recycled materials. BAMA Innovation Day BAMA has announced a new event for 2017 - the British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association Innovation Day. The event, the first of its kind, will welcome both members and non-members of the Association and is FREE of charge for all attendees. The aim is to celebrate recent innovations throughout the aerosol industry. Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2017 European Plastic Converters (EuPC), with support from Polymer Comply Europe (PCE), is going to hold a Food Contact Plastics Seminar with a particular focus on assessing and managing risks: recent and upcoming developments. Southern Sustainability Partnership 2017 one-day conference The Southern Sustainability Partnership invites businesses to join them for the 2017 one-day Conference in April. The conference is designed to encourage smarter thinking and the adoption of procedures that will strengthen businesses through controlling costs, retaining customers, completing tenders and attracting quality, motivated staff. It is designed to highlight how adopting a greener strategy will future-proof organisations and create a solid platform for growth. EuPC and ANAIP unveil 2017 joint annual meeting The Spanish Association of Plastics Converters (ANAIP) and the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) will join forces in staging the 60th anniversary of ANAIP and the annual meeting of EuPC? in Madrid on 1-2 June. Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2017 Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting gathers every year around 200 delegates, high profile speakers, representatives of the EU Institutions, member states, representative of the whole plastic value chain (recyclers, collectors, sorting companies, converters, raw materials producers, brand owners as well as academics and decision makers), as well as NGOs and academics. RWM 2017: One Planet Living The RWM exhibition will take place from 12-14 September 2017, at the NEC Birmingham. Run in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the event will feature dedicated energy, water and waste zones, interconnected discovery trails, and seminar theatre sessions – all with a fresh look and feel thanks to RWM’s new branding. 22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling 2017 The next congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organised by ICM AG will be held from 20-22 September 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in Lisbon, Portugal.