Chartered Institution of Waste Management AGM & Conference – April 28th 2011 – Thurles

The CIWM (Chartered Institution of Waste Management) is hosting its AGM in the Derrynaflan Theatre at the Horse and Jockey Hotel near Thurles, County Tipperary at 9.30am on Thursday 28th April 2011. The AGM will include a themed open meeting entitled ‘Biodegradable Waste Treatment in Ireland – A review of progress to date in achieving Ireland’s targets’, a field tour to the In-Vessel Compost Facility of Acorn Recycling in Littleton and a visit to RX3 commissioned field trials of spring barley grown using compost and digestate.

The new Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD will open and address the conference.

The conference is aimed at waste management companies, waste management practioners, environmental consultants, waste regulators, policy makers, local authority staff, elected members, technology providers, waste planners, farmers looking to diversify / source new fertilizer sources, finance houses, students studying in this area and other relevant interested parties/persons.

The cost for attending this event is Eur60 for members, Eur120 for non-members and Eur40 for students (on production of a relevant student ID card). For further information contact Toddy Cuthbert MCIWM, Republic of Ireland Centre CIWM on Mobile 086 3864518, E-mail

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