Eliminating Waste & Delivering Social Value - Case Study Lunch 'n' Learn


A 1 hour case study Lunch 'n' Learn with PPE and workwear supplier Mathias and Sons on how they have implemented various sustainability initiatives to reduce waste and deliver social value. 

Online - Webinar

Date & time

Friday, 11 February 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What is the session about?

This case study session with Mathias and Sons, specialist provider of workwear and PPE to organisations across the UK, will explore how they have implemented initiatives within their business to improve resource use and deliver social value including eliminating single use plastic packaging, moving to a circular economy model using the waste hierarchy and working with a local homeless charity.

You will hear about the scale of the challenge for business in regards to these sustainability issues and how these were overcome with practical examples. You'll then understand how these changes have provided significant business benefits, and be inspired to consider how your organisation could do the same.   

What will I achieve?

  • Hear how Mathais and Sons have come up with practical solutions to reduce their waste, and how they used the waste hierarchy to do so
  • Understand how the business has eliminated single use plastic packaging in their products and consider how your organisation could do the same
  • Be inspired by their new social value initiative, working with Bristol Outreach Services for the Homeless
  • Have the opportunity to get involved in an interactive Q&A session with Adam Lane, Commercial Director at Mathias and Sons

What level is the session and do I need any particular skills?
This session is beginner level and aimed at those looking to consider how their own organisation could implement changes to improve their sustainability, and to be inspired by this case study example. 

What can I expect from a Lunch 'n' Learn?

Lunch 'n' Learns offer a quick introduction to a topic, or present a case study, 45-60 mins to fit around your busy schedule.

What are the technical requirements?

You will need:

  • Internet connection
  • A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook)
  • Earphones/headphones/speakers (preferable)
  • A tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone to load facilitation tools

Please get in touch with sophie@supplychainschool.co.uk if you have any questions.


Waste and Resource Efficiency
Scotland, Wales, Construction, Homes, Infrastructure
60 mins

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