Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting 2016 & 20th Anniversary

Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting 2016 & 20th Anniversary

16 & 17 June 2016 - Cascais - Portugal

We would like to cordially invite you to the Annual Meeting and the 20th Anniversary of Plastics Recyclers Europe - which will take place on the 16th and 17th of June 2016, at the Oitavos Hotel in Cascais Portugal.
The event will start on the 16th of June with the Working Group meetings:  HDPE/PP, LDPE, Mixed Plastics, PET, PVC, Technical Plastics and the General Assembly reserved for the association’s members. The second day, 17 of June, will be open to the public and will feature a conference entitled: Quality sorting – key for higher recycling rates with a number of big name speakers.

This year, the key speech will be given by Julio Garcia Burgués - Head of Unit, Waste Management & Recycling at the DG Environment, European Commission. The speakers of the conference will cover, among others, the following topics: circular economy, plastics products, plastics waste management, with a special focus on sorting.

We would like to invite all participants to the dinner on the 16th of June to celebrate our 20th Anniversary, which will take place in the Verbasco Restaurant at the Oitavos Hotel.
For this occasion we have organized a boat trip by the Cascais coast which will take place after the conference on the 17th of June.

We kindly ask you to confirm your participation by filling in the registration form by no later than the 1st of June, 2016.

For PRE Members:
Note that if you are a PRE member, you will receive a code via a separate email to purchase the tickets at a reduced price.

Further information:

The Oitavos Hotel
Rua de Oitavos, Quinta da Marinha
2750-374 Cascais
T: +351 214 860 020

Rates (breakfast included): Double room - 160€
Book your room here*

*Please note that every participant is responsible for booking their own accommodation. The hotel will hold rooms until the 15th of April 2016. After this date, the rooms will be released and we cannot ensure availability.



Hotel Baía Cascais
Avenida Marginal
2754-509 Cascais
T: +351 214 831 033

Rates (breakfast included):

  • Double/Twin room sea view: 125€ / land view: 115€
  • Single room sea view: 100€ / land view: 90€

**Hotel Baía reservation details:
All reservations must be done to:
Must mention PRE ANNUAL MEETING 2016
Must be confirmed with credit card number + expiry date
Must be confirmed until May 2nd 2016

**The hotel will hold rooms until the 2nd of May 2016. After this date, the rooms will be released and we cannot ensure availability.


  1. TAXI:
    You can reach the Oitavos Hotel or the Hotel Baía from the Lisbon Airport by taxi. It is a 30 - 40 minutes ride and the price is around 30 – 40 euros.
    From the Lisbon Airport
  • Metro:
    Red Line (Airport – Alameda) - Change to Green Line – (Alameda - Cais do Sodré)* (1.40€). From Cais do Sodré you will need to take a train to the Cascais train station (please see below) and then a taxi.
  • Aerobus Lisbon Airport – Cais do Sodré (3.50€) every 20min (every 30min after 9pm). This transportation does not require a connection.

From Cais do Sodré

  • Train: Cais do Sodré to Cascais (2.15€ / 4 zones ticket). Every 10 minutes. Operated by CP (Comboios de Portugal).

From the Cascais train station:

  • To the Oitavos Hotel: You will need to take a taxi from the train station to the Oitavos (7-10€)
  • To the Baia Hotel: 6 minutes’ walk
    The Oitavos Hotel is surrounded with the Sintra National Park. Many activities are available in the area like cycling, golf lessons, yoga lessons, squash, tennis, go-karts, segways, padel, swimming, speedboats, sailing boats and surf. In the proximity of the hotel there is an equestrian center where you can take horseback riding lessons. Helicopter tours are also offered above the Natural Park.
  • Check out all the activities here below:


 We look forward to seeing you in Cascais!


Best regards,

Plastics Recyclers Europe Team

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.

Plastics Recyclers Europe
Avenue de Broqueville 12
1150 Woluwe Saint-Pierre, Brussels