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Casepak MRF to host Envirolink conference

Leicestershire-based recycling company Casepak will use its state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) to host the next Envirolink conference on Thursday 18th October.

The conference will explore the role of MRFs in the supply of quality materials to industry and reducing the need for virgin feedstock. Topics covered will include: how to maximise quality, the MRF Code of Practice, understanding MRF performance, plastics packaging, and updating an existing MRF.

Kevin Thomas, Director MRF Operations at Casepak, said: “This Envirolink conference is a great way to bring together the industry to discuss and assess ways in which we can improve the UK MRF industry by sharing experiences and opinions. We’d also like to welcome delegates to take a tour of the Casepak MRF and see it in operation.”

A selection of the industry’s key players will be present including:

• Peter Jones OBE, Ecolateral
• Kevin Thomas, Director MRF Operations, Casepak
• Steve Waite, Sector Specialist – MRFs and Materials Sourcing, WRAP
• Roger Morton, Director, Axion Consulting
• Richard Morgan, Associate Director, Wardell Armstrong
• Stephen Spencer, National MRF Manager, Veolia
• Stuart Foster, Chief Executive, Recoup

Delegates will also have the opportunity to experience a state-of-the-art working MRF in action by taking a tour of the Casepak MRF. Delegates taking up this opportunity have been asked to bring their own PPE.
• Date: 18th October 2012
• Time: 9am – 3pm
• Location: Casepak MRF, Sunningdale Road, Braunstone Frith Industrial Estate, Leicester LE3 1UX
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Casepak operates the UK’s most technologically advanced MRF which came on stream in September 2011 and was officially launched in January 2012 by Lord Taylor. The £21 million facility has the capacity to process 150,000 tonnes of materials a year at a speed of 26 tonnes per hour, recovering 95% of the material processed as a resource.