Announcing Circular Lighting Live
Recolight announce Circular Lighting Live, the UK’s first major in person event dedicated to sustainable lighting. It will take place on 22 September, at the Cavendish Centre, London.
Established by Ray Molony, and Recolight, the lighting industry’s leading environmental compliance body, and supported by LightingEurope and Defra, the event is a vital step on the industry’s journey to a low carbon, circular economy.
To understand this new landscape, the conference brings together the leading experts, specifiers and policy makers to share their insights into forthcoming standards and legislation, emerging technologies and new business models.
Aimed at manufacturers, suppliers and specifiers, the presentations will give delegates vital insights that will drive their businesses forward and ensure they stay at the forefront of the sustainable lighting revolution.
The event includes a special sponsor programme for brands who share the aims and values of Circular Lighting Live and want to associate themselves with sustainable lighting and the circular economy.
Early confirmed speakers include John McRae, Director, Orms; Mark Ridler, Head of Lighting, BDP; Jonathan Rush, Director, Hoare Lea; Rania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General, LightingEurope; Peter Fordham, Electrical Engineering Design Manager, Sainsbury’s; James Butterworth, Senior Policy Officer, Defra; Nigel Harvey, CEO, Recolight; Ray Molony, Editor, Recolight Report; Simon Fisher, Director, F Mark; Sophie O’Rourke, Green Light Alliance; and Marcus Steffen, Principal, MS Lighting.
Nigel Harvey, Recolight CEO said “The Circular Economy will become one of the key tipping points in the development of the lighting industry. Recolight are delighted to be working with Ray Molony to support our sector as the pace of change towards greater sustainability accelerates.”
To register and learn more visit www.circularlighting.live
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Recolight is the leading UK WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, taking on responsibility for its members’ WEEE compliance, giving their customers access to the UK’s most comprehensive free lamp collection and recycling service, and helping to ensure that as many lamps as possible are kept out of landfill.
Recolight’s comprehensive offering makes it the preferred WEEE scheme for the lighting industry, setting the standard for the sector. It is the only WEEE compliance scheme in the UK to provide integrated Lamp and Luminaire collection and recycling. It has the biggest UK-wide network of collection points for all WEEE lighting. As a result, since its founding in 2007, Recolight has funded the recycling of over 333 million lamps, LEDs and luminaires, more than all other UK WEEE schemes put together.
Recycling isn’t always the best solution, as Recolight have learnt from hosting a series of webinars: The Circular Economy of Lighting. Recolight have launched a Re-Use service and are hosting training workshops for the lighting industry to help facilitate transition to a Circular Economy.