The Lords Committee investigating how to turn waste into valuable products will hear on Tuesday 7 January from experts about what encourages and what discourages investment in waste technologies.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is exploring the potential to create a multi-million pound economy from waste generated from agriculture, industry and households.
The questions will centre on the technology landscape as well as different investment scenarios.
Tuesday 7 January, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
At 3.40pm evidence will be heard from:
- Mr Peter Jones OBE, Chairman, Waste2Tricity, Carbon Connect and Ecolateral Ltd; and
- Dr Rob Wylie, Co-founder and Chairman, WHEB
Areas of questioning:
- How is the technology landscape geared up for extracting maximum value from waste?
- What does the investment scenario in this area look like, and are innovative technologies obtaining adequate finance?
- What are the barriers to investing in new technologies?
- What can be done to effectively mitigate risks of investing in new technologies to extract maximum value from waste?