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Chemical Recycling Workshop - Online

Date - Tuesday 26 October 2021 - Online

Time -
13:30 - 16:30 BST / 14:30 - 17:30 CEST  | Ticket Price - €349 + VAT

Moderator, Speakers and Panelists include:

          

About The Online Workshop

This interactive online workshop will provide an exclusive opportunity for the entire value chain to find out more about and discuss the following topics:
  • Latest market trends and developments in chemical recycling and future outlook
  • Overview about the current legal obligations and challenges for plastics and plastic recycling
  • Latest technologies in chemical recycling and new business concepts
  • Chemical recycling value-chain collaborations
  • The role of chemical recycling: preventing waste to nature and circular economy
  • Interactive panel discussion


Workshop Agenda:

13:30     Introduction
Workshop moderator: Joachim Quoden, Lawyer and Managing Director, EXPRA, Europe
 
13:35     Market trends in chemical recycling and future outlook
Patrick Ellis, Consultant, Smithers (tentative)
 
13:50     Chemical recycling in the legislative context
  • Overview about the current legal obligations and challenges for plastics and plastic recycling
  • New measurement point for (plastic) recycling
  • Recyclability as key component of the future essential requirements and of EPR fee modulation
  • Outlook
Joachim Quoden, Lawyer and Managing Director, EXPRA, Europe
 
14:05     Chemical recycling as enabler for new business concepts
  • The chemical industry is still at the beginning of its journey to a Circular Economy. BASF has set ambitious target for 2025 (250 kt uptake of recycled content) and has started a Circular Economy program to facilitate this change. Projects like PU mattress recycling and pyrolysis recycling were initiated, which enable new business models with our customers
  • Highlighting the climate change perspective
Dr. Christian Krüger, Circular Economy Expert, BASF/PlasticsEurope

14:20      Q & A session
 
14:30     Networking break
 
14:45     Chemical recycling value-chain collaborations
Cloé Ragot, Head of Policy & Sustainability, Plastic Energy
 
15:00     Chemical recycling – a brand owner’s perspective
The role of chemical recycling:
  • Preventing waste to nature
  • Circular Economy
  • Legislation change and its impact
Colin Yates, Packaging Development Director, Mars Petcare
 
15:15     Q&A session
 
15:20     Interactive panel and Q&A
  • How should be the ranking of chemical recycling according to the waste hierarchy?
  • What is the value of chemical recycling? -Preventing waste entering the environment, -meeting the needs of a circular economy, - supporting the legislative goals
  • Why has chemical recycling not been already deployed on a larger scale? What are the levers to this deployment?
  • How sustainable is the chemical process itself?  
  • Why are life cycle assessments important for chemical recycling?
  • Which kind of waste chemical recycling would give the largest benefit?
  • What circumstances or under which conditions will politicians accept chemical recycling?
  • How will we be able to monitor or trace how much of the input into the process is recycled and not used for other purposes?
  • How mass balance can support the circular economy?
Panellists:
  • Paulo Da Silva Lemos, Policy Officer, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO, Enval
  • Colin Yates, Packaging Development Director, Mars Petcare
  • Dr. Christian Krüger, Circular Economy Expert, BASF/PlasticsEurope
  • Guillaume Gamon, Recycling Development Project Manager, CITEO
More panellists to be announced
 
16:20     Conclusion
 
16:30     Workshop ends