First speakers confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019!

First speakers confirmed for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019!

November 21 & 22, Brussels

First speakers have been confirmed for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019!

The first day of the Annual Meeting will feature the PRE Working Group meetings, where PET, HDPE/PP and LDPE sessions will be open to the public. Market overview, as well as the perspectives of the different value chain actors, will be presented in the respective meetings, with representatives from Procter & Gamble, SP Global, Fraunhofer Institute, Recycling Technologies, and more. 


The main conference - Design for recycling, where quality plastics recycling begins - will take place on the second day. Carlo Pettinelli, Director for Consumer, Environmental and Health Technologies from the European Commission, will give the opening keynote speech. The introduction session will look at the EU approach and global trends in recyclability, where Christian Guellerin from L'École de design Nantes Atlantique and Kim Ragaert from the University of Ghent will participate. 

The remaining sessions will look at what is expected from recyclability and the role of value chain when it comes to it, in addition to design for recycling beyond packaging. The panel discussion will give an outlook on the future of recyclability. Speakers from Ampacet, Avery Dennison, Nestlé, Constantia Flexibles, Unilever, HP, CITEO, Tarkett and others have been confirmed. 

More details can be found in the draft programme





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Accommodation is being held for participants until 11 September 2019.  After this date, rooms will be released and any bookings will fall under general sale conditions.




About Plastics Recyclers Europe

Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) is an organization representing the voice of the European plastics recyclers who reprocess plastic waste into high-quality material destined for the production of new articles. Recyclers are important facilitators of the circularity of plastics and the transition towards the circular economy.

Plastics recycling in Europe is a rapidly growing sector representing €3bn in turnover, over 500 companies and over 18.000 employees.

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