RWM, as an integral part of ESS 2023, served as the epicenter where waste and recycling professionals forged powerful connections, igniting transformative changes within the industry.

In 2023, RWM attracted over 8,000 high-profile attendees, representing a diverse array of companies eager to explore cutting-edge technologies, seize lucrative investment opportunities and gain crucial insights to enhance their operations.

Key Figures

  • 8,000+ Visitors: A testament to the industry's collective pursuit of advancements and sustainable practices.
  • 6,242 Different Companies: Fostering collaboration and partnerships among a diverse array of businesses.
  • 26,000+ Leads: A wealth of opportunities for networking, learning and business growth.


Visitor Profiles

Two visitor statistics provide a deeper insight into the impact of the event (source: RWM Visitor Stats):





Key Themes 2023

Net-Zero: Attendees delved into strategies for reviewing and reducing organizational carbon emissions. Pioneering businesses shared their experiences and the latest technologies and solutions for achieving net-zero goals were unveiled.

Circular Economy: The expo provided updates from the UK Government on regulations, showcased innovative case studies on reuse, discussed effective communication techniques to prevent waste and presented new technologies driving the circular economy.

Biodiversity: Recognizing the pivotal role of biodiversity in creating a sustainable future, ESS Expo emphasized its importance. Attendees engaged in discussions, learning sessions and demonstrations centered around preserving and enhancing biodiversity.

RWM 2023 at ESS Expo illuminated the path towards a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future. The event was a resounding success, bringing together industry leaders, experts and professionals committed to driving positive change.

Mark your calendars for the next edition of RWM, scheduled for 11-12 September 2024 at NEC Birmingham. We look forward to another year of innovation, collaboration and advancements in the waste and recycling industry. See you there!


A heartfelt thank you to our esteemed co-exhibitors: KRR RroStream, Villiger, Hofstetter, Mokesa, Bucher Municipal and RCP Systems. Your collaboration and contributions played a vital role in the success of the SWISS Pavilion at RWM 2023.