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Program Area Manager, Sustainable Textiles, WRAP UKhttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Leigh MapledoramProgram Area Manager, Sustainable Textiles, WRAP UK<div class="ExternalClass29C9AB0AEAEB4506B92E1FFAE003FF65"><p>Leigh is WRAP’s Programme Area Manager for Sustainable Textiles which incorporates the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) and the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP). </p><p>Leigh joined WRAP in 2011 and has worked on a number of diverse areas such as resource efficiency in the Facilities Management sector and in the public sector, resource efficient business models, and the sustainable procurement of services. In August 2014, he became responsible for WRAP’s work on sustainable textiles which focusses on the reduction of carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing.</p><p>Since becoming involved in SCAP, he has seen the membership of SCAP grow to over 50% of the UK market by volume and value and has reported significant progress in moving towards the SCAP 2020 targets for carbon, water and waste footprint reductions. In addition, he is involved in the ECAP project, which is a significant step in being able to make environmental improvements in the European clothing sector.</p><p>Leigh holds an MA in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining WRAP, he worked for an environmental consultancy for 15 years working on a broad range of UK Government funded projects.</p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos2017/LeighMapledoram.jpg, Leigh MapledoramGP0|#208e7052-ad84-4a0c-b707-d9ef6dece23b;L0|#0208e7052-ad84-4a0c-b707-d9ef6dece23b|Leigh Mapledoram;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#60aa0f51-dfde-4d32-80ae-abcb14c61cdb