Dragons' EcoDen

Innovation Pitch Series

Dragons' EcoDen Event #2 - Single-use Plastics and Packaging Alternatives

Thursday 17th September, 11:00-12:30

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), in collaboration with the ASBP Plastics in Construction Group, has launched an exciting new innovation pitch series.

Aimed at innovators, start-ups and manufacturers launching new product ranges, the purpose of the ‘Dragons’ Den’ style event programme is to identify innovative alternatives to conventional plastic building materials and packaging. The products can be at any stage of the innovation cycle from early development to market ready.

Please join us on Thursday 17th September, 11:00-12:30 for the second of our Dragons’ EcoDen®  pitch events, focused on alternatives to single-use plastics and packaging for construction products.

Meet our Dragons

Stephanie Palmer is Sustainability Manager at Wienerberger. She has a broad range of experience in corporate sustainability management, including strategy development and execution, brand development, community engagement activities and liaison with MPs, MEPs and civil servants on energy and climate policy.

Helen Wickham is Group Sustainability Manager at Berkeley Homes. The Berkeley Group is a FTSE 100 property developer creating successful and sustainable homes and places in London, Birmingham and the South of England.

Lynne Potter is Sustainability Manager at Mace. Lynne works in the Major Projects Business Unit at project sites engaging with project teams and sub-contractors on sustainability matters, as part of the wider Responsible Business team.


Tickets are free but registration is essential.

How to get involved

To apply to take part in one of the Dragons’ EcoDen events, you must record a short video (max. 2 minutes) and complete an application form. Find out more here and download the application form and video brief below.

Further events in the series

There are a number of events in the series, each with a focus on different product types. Bookings for events in the autumn will open shortly.

  • Insulation – Thursday 18th June, 14:00-15:30
  • Building services – Thursday 15th October, 11:00-12:30
  • Flooring, finishes & paints – Thursday 19th November, 11:00-12:30
  • Building elements (Walls, doors, windows, roofs) – 17th December, 11:00-12:30

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