The Challenge of Plastics in the Environment

UKWIR presented at this four day workshop, held in September, which offered the unique opportunity for early career researchers and entrepreneurs to come together to develop and test ideas around solving the challenges that plastics in our environment pose.


UKWIR’s Mandy Fletton was invited to give an industry view of the challenges presented by micro-plastics.

Presentations were also given by members of British Antarctic Survey and researchers from Cambridge University.

The workshop featured on local TV news and was broadcast on BBC Radio 5 on 21 September.

Thames Water helped to fund the four day event.

Upcoming Meetings

  • PL/RD meeting
     Thu 13 December 2018 08:45
  • Using Smart Metering to deliver savings for customers
     Wed 09 January 2019 10:00
  • Water UK DWQN Joanne Wilkins
     Wed 16 January 2019 10:00
  • Cancelled - Transfer of Surface Water Assets
     Thu 17 January 2019 10:00
  • UKWIR Board Meeting
     Wed 23 January 2019 09:30