Inspiring the Next Generation by Dr Mervyn Jones, WRAP


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Inspiring the Next Generation by Dr Mervyn Jones, WRAP

Presentation on Waste Prevention and Management at the Annual BASIS Conference 2013 - towards a sustainable sport sector.

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Inspiring the Next Generation by Dr Mervyn Jones, WRAP

  1. 1. Inspiring the next generation of events Dr Mervyn Jones Head of Collaborative Programmes
  2. 2. The waste hierarchy
  3. 3. Events delivery process waste prevention pre-event Initiation Development Phase (1) • Determine purpose • Prioritise goals • Set objectives • Undertake SWOT analysis • Prepare client proposal • Present client proposal Planning waste management in-event Implement-ation Delivery post-event Closure Development Pre-Production Production Post Production Phase (2) Phase Phase Phase • Develop proposal and • Reassess Resources: • Deliver event • Determine ROI requirements • Suppliers • According to plan outcomes • Identify event elements Funding • • Manage exceptions • Evaluate event and • Technical production• People • Ensure cost, time, management • Venue • Time, cost, quality quality and other • Food/beverage • Co-ordinate event goals are met • Ancillary service elements • Entertainment • Risk management Sustainability considerations can be applied at all stages in the process. • Set dressing/decor BS 8901 activities map onto all stages.
  4. 4. Waste management process Communicate & transfer Knowledge develop case studies Collect data, analyse & report on targets & achievements Set targets Event Waste Specify & procure
  5. 5. Sustainable sourcing Key questions: Where does it come from? Who made it? What is it made of? What is it wrapped in? What will happen to it afterwards?
  6. 6. What is event waste? What types: Temporary materials & overlay Marketing & collateral Catering & packaging Other including hazardous Who: Participants Workforce Admin & media Spectators
  7. 7. Waste streaming in all areas
  8. 8. Communications Recycling as part of comms Icon and colour based scheme where possible ‘On pack’ messaging aligned with bins Ensure consistency and ease of use Promote to workforce, athletes, spectators Use sponsors to promote your message as well as theirs
  9. 9. Critical success factors Vision & management systems Temporary venues and overlay System for waste and recycling collection - separate food (wet) waste wherever possible Food catering & packaging systems Fully integrated communications package - icon and colour-based Involve workforce & volunteers What spectators see and do provides the lasting image but what happens back of house provides the impact Monitor progress and be prepared to adapt during the delivery Transfer knowledge
  10. 10. RMP tool
  11. 11. London2012 waste legacy WRAP Event Resource Management Plan tool Zero Waste Events 2020 vision Reports and case studies: - Recycled content - Compostable packaging - Games waste - Communications - Re-use - Torch relay - Packaging Zero Waste ‘how to’ guide
  12. 12. Thank you