Full conference programme announced for Plastics Recycling Show Europe

Virginijus Sinkevičius

THE conference programme for the upcoming Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) has been published ahead of the event at the RAI Amsterdam on 4-5 November.

The latest trends in plastics recycling will be explored during the event, drawing together political leaders, major brands, recyclers, and the plastics recycling and manufacturing industry.

Virginijus Sinkevičius, commissioner for environment, oceans and fisheries at the European Commission will deliver the opening keynote. He will update delegates on the latest political and legislative developments in plastics recycling in Europe. Additional speakers in the opening session – called Making plastics fully circular – what’s next? – are Ton Emans (president of Plastics Recyclers Europe) and Peter Goult (associate at SYSTEMIQ).

Speakers from brands including Unilever, Philips Domestic Appliances, Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal, and Natural Mineral Waters Europe will take to the stage during the conference.

Materials focus sessions on the first day will explore the challenges and opportunities for mechanical recycling, covering PET, PVC, technical plastics and polystyrene recycling.

The second day’s opening session – Recyclability and recycled content: how to make it happen? – will be chaired by Paolo Glerean, PRE board member and chairman of RecyClass. The following polyolefin material focus sessions will examine polyolefin waste streams.

PRSE event sponsors will also be presenting papers on a range of innovations in plastics recycling technology and the wider circular economy.

For more information visit https://www.prseventeurope.com/