Sustainable surplus soil management in construction

This webinar will share good practices for managing surplus soil from construction projects. Gain a deeper understanding of the Environment Agency's policy on surplus soil management and how to implement and comply with the regulations.

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Brownfield and other construction projects generate large amounts of surplus soil. Implementing good soil management practices is important but not without challenges. Complexities arise when determining what constitutes waste; how to classify waste; the safe handling, storing and disposing of waste; and complying with legislation.

This event will explore the key issues implementing good surplus soil management practices and provide an update on CIRIA’s new project ‘Sustainable management of surplus soil and aggregates’.

Why attend
Understand how to implement good practice and comply with the Environment                  Agency’s policy on surplus soil management
Learn about the key challenges with surplus soil management
Discover the initial findings of CIRIA’s soil project ‘Sustainable management of surplus          soil and aggregates’
Earn valuable CPD

Who should attend
Local authorities 
Waste management organisations

Wednesday 21 October 2020
14:00 - 16:00 

14:00 Welcome and introduction
14:10 The regulator’s perspective: surplus soil management
                Graham Winter, Senior Advisor (Waste Strategy), Environment & Business,                            Environment Agency
14:30       The client’s perspective: duty of care for managing surplus soil
                Daniel Ditri, Environment Manager, Network Rail
14:50 Discussion groups
How to reduce surplus soil in construction projects
        Joanne Kwan, Project Manager, CIRIA
How to characterise, sample and test waste soil  Mike Plimmer, Technical Director,                GEA and Member, Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists               (AGS)
Sustainable ways to reuse soil Jade Hunt, Group Environment Manager, Kier
15:40 Interactive discussion and Q&A
16:00 Closing remarks

BRMF and LACL members: FREE
CIRIA members and all other attendees: £35 + VAT
*LACL and BRMF members qualify for two free places per company.
Additional registrants from LACL and BRMF member companies would need to pay £35 + VAT per person.
Please contact Hanifa Qamar for more information.

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