The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE), the pan-European exhibition and conference dedicated to plastics recycling, returns to Hall 12 at the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 22-23 June 2022.
“The free-to-attend Plastics Recycling Show Europe conference and exhibition is the focal point of plastics recycling in Europe,” said Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe President. “Now in its sixth edition, PRSE is a must-visit event to discover all the latest technical and commercial developments and stay up to date with the legislative landscape of our industry.”
The Plastics Recycling Show Europe is designed specifically for plastics recycling professionals. It brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors to showcase innovative technology, share best practice, network and do business. A broad cross-section of the industry is represented at the event including plastics recycling machinery and equipment suppliers, plastic material suppliers and compounders, pre-processors, plastics recyclers, waste management specialists and industry associations.
Over 200 companies and organisations from across Europe have already signed up to exhibit at what will be by far the largest PRSE show to date including: Aimplas, Berry Global, Bollegraaf, Ettlinger, Evonik, FIMIC, Kraton Polymers, Krones, Milliken, NextChem, Pellenc ST, Starlinger, Veolia and Zen Robotics. The latest trends in the plastics recycling sector will be explored in depth throughout the free-to-attend two-day conference, which provides a holistic view of the whole plastic recycling value chain, drawing together political leaders, major brands, recyclers and the plastics recycling and manufacturing industry.
Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Environment at the European Commission is the keynote speaker for the opening session, entitled Plastic Recycling – Piece of the Puzzle.
Conference sessions will cover the latest political and legislative developments in plastics recycling in Europe.Materials focus sessions will explore the challenges, issues and opportunities within the sector for mechanical recycling, covering PET, PVC and Technical Plastics, polyolefin waste streams, PP and PS recycling.
Speakers in the PET Recycling session include Bastiaan Schupp, Legislative Officer, DG SANTE – DG for Health and Food Safety, European Commission. He will be joined by Nicholas Hodac, Director General of UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe presenting Making soft drink packaging fully circular by 2030 and Antonello Ciotti, President of Petcore Europe whose talk is titled PET: a value chain on the forefront of ecological transition.
Day two of the conference will start with a session entitled Plastic Future is Circular, where speakers include Maja Desgrées Du Loû, Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission, Paolo Glerean, Chairman of RecyClass and Joan Marc Simon, Executive Director at Zero Waste Europe. Maja Desgrées Du Loû will cover Revision of the European Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive. Joan Marc Simon’s presentation is entitled Building a two-way bridge between the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and the Global Treaty on Plastics.
The winners of all seven award categories at the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 will be announced at the event on 23 June and all finalists will be showcased in the exhibition.
Register to visit at: PRSE
Caption: Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Environment at the European Commission