Conference Programme

Plastics Recycling Show Europe incorporates a two-day conference, covering the latest trends and developments in the sector, as well as reflecting on the most recent legislation, challenges and opportunities. The conference brings together the entire cross-section of the value chain, aiming to promote collaboration and to accelerate the transition towards sustainable and truly circular plastics recycling industry. Find out more about critical development in the plastics recycling sector.

Day One - 4th November 2021

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Opening and welcome
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MAKING PLASTICS FULLY CIRCULAR – WHAT’S NEXT?
Speakers
Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
European Commission
President
Plastics Recyclers Europe
Associate
SYSTEMIQ
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PLASTICS RECYCLING - MATERIAL FOCUS SESSION - PET RECYCLING

The current market trends, new technologies and initiatives in recycling of polyethylene terephthalate will be the focus of this session. 

Speakers
Vice President & PET WG Chairman
Plastics Recyclers Europe
Legislative Officer - Food Contact Materials
DG SANTE, European Commission
Sustainability Director
Natural Mineral Waters Europe
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Poly to Poly

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PLASTICS RECYCLING - MATERIAL FOCUS SESSION - PVC RECYCLING

The current market trends, new technologies and initiatives in recycling of polyvinylchloride will be the focus of this session. 

Speakers
Technical/ Environmental Affairs Senior Manager
VinylPlus
General Manager
Recovinyl
Managing Director
EPPA
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Post consumer recycling - Going into a circular Plastic economy with the latest technology
Speaker
Business Development Manager Application Post Consumer
EREMA Group GmbH

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PLASTICS RECYCLING - MATERIAL FOCUS SESSION - TECHNICAL PLASTICS & PS RECYCLING

The current market trends, new technologies and initiatives in recycling of plastic waste coming from end-of-life and electrical and electronic equipment will be the focus of this session. 

Speakers
Sustainability Leader
Philips Domestic Appliances
Director Materials & Recycling
CITEO
Secretary General
Styrenics Circular Solutions
Manager Business Development
Coolrec
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CirKular+™ Solutions for Recyclates Performance Enhancement and Compatibilization
Speaker
Senior R&D Scientist
Kraton Polymers

Day Two - 5th November 2021

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RECYCLABILITY & RECYCLED CONTENT: HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN?
Speakers
PRE Board Member & Chairman
RecyClass
Technical Director - R&D Packaging Sustainability
Procter & Gamble
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Sustainable additive solutions – enhancing performance and value of circular plastics
Speaker

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POLYOLEFINS FOCUS SESSION - LDPE RECYCLING

Low-density polyethylene will be the focus of this session. Our speakers will be sharing their views on new technologies, recyclates uptake and market trends. 

Speakers
President
Plastics Recyclers Europe
Managing Director
PreZero Recycling Germany
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PLASTICS RECYCLING AWARDS CEREMONY

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe is the celebration of the innovation and technological development of the sector. The Awards are given in 7 categories and this year’s finalists demonstrate the latest technological developments and innovative solutions intended for improving efficiency and the quality of recycling processes, and in turn making plastic products circular. They will be displayed in the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe’s Recycled Product Theatre, together with the 2020 winners.

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POLYOLEFINS FOCUS SESSION - HDPE RECYCLING

High-density polyethylene will be the focus of this session. Our speakers will be sharing their views on new technologies, recyclates uptake and market trends.

Speakers
PRE Board Member & HDPE WG Chairman
Plastics Recyclers Europe
Material Expert Global Packaging Development
Beiersdorf
Chairman
Cospatox
External Affairs Manager
Unilever
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POLYOLEFINS FOCUS SESSION - PP RECYCLING

Polypropylene recycling will be the focus of this session. Our speakers will be sharing their views on new technologies, recyclates uptake and market trends. 

Speakers
PRE Board Member & PP/PO WG Chairman
Plastics Recyclers Europe
Head of Sales
ALBA Group