Conference programme announced for Plastics Recycling Show Europe

Balthazar Verlet-Banide

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, which takes place at RAI Amsterdam from 19-20 June, have confirmed the full conference programme for the event.

More than 60 speakers covering key issues facing the plastic recycling value chain will appear over two theatres.

Newly confirmed speakers include Kris Renwick (Reckitt); Balthazar Verlet-Banide (Decathlon); Mark Roberts (Berry Global); Freek Bakker (PreZero); Bart Dautzenberg (SABIC); Yvonne van Veen (INEOS Styrolution); and Dominik Spancken (Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF).

Emmanuelle Maire, head of unit ‘Circular Economy, Sustainable Production and Consumption’, DG Environment, European Commission and Tom Hesselink, partner transaction services & private equity, Simon Kucher will join Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe’s President, to start the conference.

Throughout the two days, participants will get the chance to examine the latest political, legislative, market and technological developments in plastics recycling.

There will be a dedicated session on the recently passed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Further sessions will explore measures to achieve recycled content targets and look at the latest advancements in chemical recycling.

Running in parallel, panel discussions will promote the debate on possible strategies for enhancing and harmonising collection and sorting, design for recycling, and the latest updates on the advancement of plastics circularity on a global scale.

Dedicated plastic streams focus sessions will explore recycling of PET, PO films, PVC, HDPE, PP and ELV & WEEE.

PRS Europe event sponsors will also give papers on a range of innovations in plastics recycling technology and the wider circular economy.

Organised jointly by Crain Communications and Plastics Recyclers Europe, the free-to-attend Plastics Recycling Show Europe is designed for plastics recycling professionals. Last year the event attracted a record number of more than 8,500 visitors.

For full details of the conference programme and to register to attend visit the PRSE website: