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Our most recent event:

South West Waste Recycling Forum Summer Meeting

‘Difficult to Recycle Items’

For those who were not able to make the most recent SWWRF event via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 6th July 2022 we are pleased to advise that the recording of event is available in the 'documents section' of this website, but you will be required to be an approved site member if you are not already.

The Topic was on 'Difficult to Recycle Items' with excellent presentations undertaken by these guest speakers:

Hello & Welcome

Presentation 1: Ocean plastics recycling project - Matt Hulland (Resource Recovery Manager, Exeter City Council), 20 minutes

Presentation 2: Coffee capsule recycling - Will French (Partnership Development Manager, Podback), 20 minutes

Presentation 3: Community RePaint project - Dan Everard (Community RePaint Network Coordinator), 20 minutes

Earlier Events:


SWWRF brings together representatives from local authorities, private organisations, waste partnerships and public authorities based in the South West, who all have a specialist interest in recycling and waste issues.


We meet every three months to share ideas, information and best practice about reducing, reusing and recycling municipal and commercial waste. We also hold an annual conference and develop working groups and partnerships to work on joint projects.


Non-members are welcome to attend the conference at a charge of £50 per person.


Anyone interested in becoming a member can contact us in the membership section of the website. 


SWWRF events and the annual conference are kindly sponsored by the below companies. Their web links are available here:

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