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Conference Workshops

Workshops taking place Friday 12th October - Changes, Challenges and Choices

Workshop

Description

Malaby Biogas

How electricity is made from waste food in a new multi million pound facility in Warminster

Ecover

Discussion about the challenge of bringing a new environmentally friendly product to market

Nigel Yates

A Level Chief Examiner

Sustainability - Can it coexist with a free market economy

Nick Tomalin

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Conservation of an endangered species

Bionova

A visit to the schools own bio digester and biomass boiler where waste food is used to heat the school’s swimming pool

Francis Moran

PhD Student University of Bath

Researching energy use in older buildings. Frank also runs his own construction company

The challenge of making existing buildings energy efficient

Hannah Milburn

Marine Biologist

University of Plymouth

Dalyan Turtle Rescue

Working in a turtle rescue hospital in Dalyan, Turkey. Also discussion of the challenge of sustainable tourism

David Zammit

Formerly Sustainable Development coordinator at the Science Museum, Organic Waste Management Officer at Centre for Alternative Technology

Carbon Management - how to asses the factors involved in carbon reduction

Lush Cosmetics

Discussion group on the cosmetics industry with hands-on workshop making bath bombs etc and hand massage

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Discussion group with hands on paper making and jewellery making

Dauntsey’s Art

Discussion of the issues of recycling whilst undertaking a hands on Art workshop using recycled material

Dauntsey’s DT

Discussion around the issues of wind power whilst undertaking a challenge to design, build and test a wind turbine

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