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BMRA donates £20,000 to Royal British Legion

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK – 25 April 2022: The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), the trade association representing the £7 billion UK Metal Recycling sector, has donated £20,000 from the proceeds of a charity raffle and additional donations thanks to the support of its generous membership.

Copart to roll out company-wide Carbon Literacy Training

As part of Copart’s ongoing Copart Cares commitment to sustainability, it’s accelerating plans to roll out a company-wide carbon literacy training programme to increase awareness around environmental issues both inside and outside of work.

First professionally recognised contractor competency scheme to improve health and safety in the metal recycling sector

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has today, 21 April, announced the launch of the Metal Recycling Contractor Competency Scheme (MRCCS), designed to provide evidence of individual contractors’ capability and competency, enabling organisations to quickly and easily check that they have the required health, safety and wellbeing skills to work on-site in the metal recycling sector.

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Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.