Dr Anna Willetts, who is also a partner in Gunnercooke in London, will be giving an unmissable keynote presentation on;
The end-of-waste and the circular economy
· How to try and improve the situation in the waste industry
· How to stop continuing to send perfectly reusable material to landfill
· How to get to the end of Waste?
· End of Waste Criteria?
· A more positive outlook for the circular economy?
· New innovative technologies
· Examples in Case Law
Speaker at The Northern Ireland Waste & Resource Management Conference 2022
Dr Anna Willetts, Partner, Gunnercooke and incoming President of the CIWM
Dr Anna is an environmental criminal lawyer, specialising in defence work in the waste and recycling industry. She is dual-qualified, having completed a PhD in geochemistry and worked as an environmental consultant for 5 years before qualifying as a lawyer. Anna represents waste and recycling businesses and directors who are prosecuted by the regulators (Environment Agency and local authorities) for environmental and waste offences. She has been a member of CIWM for over 20 years, is a Trustee of the Institution and Senior Vice President, becoming President in June 2022. She is also Co-Convenor of UKELA’s Waste Working Party. Anna is co-authoring a book on the practical application of waste management law with a barrister and an environmental consultant.