RECOUP Plastics Recycling and Resources Conference 2019

Date Published: Monday 3rd June 2019

The RECOUP Plastics Recycling and Resources Conference is  the not to be missed event within the plastics recycling value chain. The Conference is once again being held at Kingsgate Conference Centre, Peterborough on Thursday 26th September 2019, attendance remains FREE to members, local authorities and academic institutions.

Speakers already confirmed include;

  • Liz Smith, Global Packaging Director HairCare, Unilever
  • Julian Kirby, Lead Plastic Pollution Campaigner, Friends of the Earth
  • Chris Hanlon, Commercial Manager, Biffa Polymers
  • Carsten Larson, Recycling Director, Dow Europe GmbH
  • James Bull, Head of Packaging, Tesco
  • Peter Maddox, Wrap UK Director, WRAP
  • Paul Vanston, Chief Executive, INCPEN
  • Faerchplast - Speaker TBC
  • Gian De Belder, Packaging Technologist, P&G
  • Adam Read, External Affairs Director, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd
  • Mike Baxter, External Affairs Director,RPC - BPI Recycled Products
  • Iain Ferguson, Environment Manager Commercial Team – Food Policy, The Co-op
  • Liam Moloney, Manager, IFFPG/EPRO Agriculture Working Group
  • James Clark, Director of Policy and Comms, HTA 
  • Warren Muschialli, Managing Director, Newton Waterproofing Systems
  • Gavin Ellis, Director, Hubbub UK
  • Virdor – Speaker TBC
  • Emma Beal, Managing Director, West London Waste Authority
  • Robbie Saniforth, Head of Policy, Ecosurety
  • More to follow

The draft agenda is on our website and is updated regularly with new confirmed speakers. 

New for 2019!

Plastics 101 – An Introduction to Plastics, Resources and Recycling seminar on 25th September 3pm-5pm.

This workshop will provide a simple and practical overview of plastics and the recycling value chain. This will include an introduction to relevant topics including polymers and uses, product and packaging manufacturing, the plastic resource value chain, collections, reprocessing, markets and legislation.

It is designed to help build a base understanding for conference delegates and company employees who may be new to the industry or the world of plastics resources and recycling. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and engagement with RECOUP staff and invited speakers in an informal setting.

For full details about the conference and registration please click here

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