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Chemical Recycling Workshop - Online

Wednesday 23 November 2022 | Online

Time: 13:00 - 17:30 GMT | Ticket Price: €349+ VAT

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Chemical Recycling! Just a buzz word? Or the solution? Greenwashing? The way out to make all plastics circular?

Hear from key industry leaders, polymer producers, waste management, brand owners, end users and other stakeholders. The interactive workshop will be driven by debate, conversation, learning and will provide an exclusive opportunity to find out more about and explore the future of different chemical recycling technologies and developments pushing chemical recycling to the forefront the circular economy”
Who should attend?

Everyone who is affected by this perhaps new road to recycling? Brand owners, converters, technology providers, material suppliers, regulators, NGO’s, academics and many more.

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Workshop Agenda:

13:00 Workshop moderator opening remarks, Joachim Quoden, Managing Director, EXPRA
13:05 Advanced recycling - The solution for flexible packaging circularity
  • Role of advanced recycling to foster the circular economy of flexible packaging
  • Role of advanced recycling to scale the recycling of flexible packaging
  • Role of advanced recycling to provide food-grade recycled content for flexible packaging
Feliks Bezati, Global Circular Packaging Director, Mars
13:30 A policy framework supporting the uptake of chemical recycling in the EU
  • Where does chemical recycling currently fit in EU policy - the different elements and policy files to consider
  • The key asks from plastics producers
  • Why is mass balance so important
  • What to look out for in 2023
David Carroll, Director External Affairs, Plastics Europe
13:50 Borealis, thinking circular to close the loop
  • Transformational chemical recycling solutions, giving polyolefin-based, post-consumer waste another life
  • All-round benefits, supercharging the transition to a circular polyolefin industry whilst creating virgin quality plastic products.
  • Creating recycled materials with a level of purity fit for protective, food-safe and other demanding applications.
  • Technology development and partnerships to accelerate the offering of its BorcycleTM C portfolio to the market.

Stephan Roest, Strategic Platform Leader Circular Economy Solutions, Borealis
 14:10 Certification approach for chemical recycling supply chains

  • Certification possibilities in the chemical industry
  • The role of mass balancing in chemical recycling supply chains
  • Added value from certification schemes for mass balanced supply chains

 Dr. Stefan Gärtner, Project Manager Manager, MEO Carbon Solutions GmbH & ISCC System GmbH
14:30 New developments using pyrolytic oils as feedstock for new (food compliant) packaging 
Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO, Enval Ltd.
14:50 Networking break
15:10 Mechanical & chemical is complementary

  • Chemical Recycling [CR] transform the plastic from its aggregate state solid into the aggregate state liquid (=Syn Crude)
  • CR must be in the safe hand of the refinery or petrochemical or chemical industry
  • CR becomes economical (including energy optimized) with economy of scale in one module
  • Mixed difficult to recycle mono streams as well as multilayers can be processed via CR

Wolfgang Hofer, Advisor for Plastic to Oil, OMV Downstream GmbH
15:30 Enabling a circular economy on plastics - from waste to feedstock
 Jan Hommen, Circular Plastic Applications, TOMRA Feedstock GmbH
15:50 Chemical Recycling and the circular economy for plastic waste

  • What measures are needed to increase the circularity of plastic waste
  • Design for recycling and sorting techniques
  • Traceability and certification for recycled content
  • Chemical Recycling technologies and industry applications

Chaim Waibel, Public Affairs Manager, Plastics Recyclers Europe 

16:10 Panel discussion
Feliks Bezati, Global Circular Packaging Director, Mars
Gerald Rebitzer
, Sustainability Director, Amcor
Dana Mosora
, Founder, DANA MOSORA Consulting/CEFLEX
Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO, Enval Ltd.
Dr. Stefan Gärtner, System Manager, ISCC System GmbH

Fabian Loske, Senior Consultant, Sphera Solutions

17:10 Chair closing remark - wrap up and conclusion
17:30 End of workshop

Ticket Price:  €349+VAT