Plastics Recycling Technology 2017

20th -21st June 2017, Cologne, Germany This conference aims to explore the future of plastics recycling, focussing on new ways to boost productivity, quality and profitability. Leading experts will discuss strategies for adding value through plastics recycling and explore how to get the most from your plastics recycling lines. Speakers will also examine developments in […]


REFLEX project helps drive development of recycling options for flexible packaging

The results of significant research to enable further developments towards establishing recycling options for flexible plastic packaging delivered by the two-year REFLEX R&D project were unveiled at the K Show in October 2016. The project is a collaboration of the whole value chain, from polymer production, packaging manufacturers, global brand owners, to waste management and recycling companies. […]

K Show 2016

K Show 2016

19th – 26th October 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany. The K Show is a leading trade fair for plastics and rubber. During the show, the latest results from the REFLEX project will be presented in two panel sessions chaired by Dana Mosora from Dow. The sessions will take place at the Dow Auditorium (Hall 8A-K48) Friday 21st October 2016 […]

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PDM Plastics Recycling Expo 2016

14th – 15th June 2016, The International Centre, Telford, UK.  PDM Plastics Recycling Expo (PRE) is an exhibition and conference specifically for plastics recycling professionals. It brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors in order to learn, network and capitalise on the business opportunities plastic recycling offers. For this year PRE will […]

Euro Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging 2016

European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging event

16th – 17th March 2016, Berlin, Germany This event brings together brand owners, retailers, leading sustainability experts, packaging converters and manufacturers, plastic collectors and reclaimers and organisations from around the globe. The conference will offer a series of presentations, sessions and Q&As to deepen connections and move the sector forwards. Dana Mosora, Senior Value Chain […]

Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum

Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum

1st – 3rd March 2016. This conference will offer the latest on the new proposals for packaging and packaging waste: Hear from the European Commission, MEPs and Councils Presidency. Find out what everyone in the supply chain is doing and aiming to do in order to reduce packaging waste levels and bring about greater sustainability achievements. Analyse […]

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Sustainable Plastics 2016

1st – 2nd March, Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany. This international conference focusses on developing a sustainable plastics industry, from sourcing to a circular economy. From eco-design through to end of life recovery, Sustainable Plastics 2016 aims to bring together the plastics industry and brand owners to investigate ways to improve the environment by using polymer materials […]

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Petcore Europe Tracer Workshop – How to improve plastics sorting efficiency

24th February 2016, VLEVA Conference Centre, Brussels. The aim of this workshop is to stimulate a cross-industry discussion to harmonise the use of tracers into plastic packaging materials. The session will focus on PET as a start and intends to create a precedent for other plastics later on. The workshop will bring together brand owners, green dot organisations, EU […]

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REFLEX – the future for flexible packaging recycling

A multi-partner collaborative project is working to greatly improve the recyclability of flexible packaging that makes up nearly a third (32%) of waste consumer plastic packaging in the UK. Liz Morrish, Principal Consultant at resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting, reports on their significant progress to date. Every year, virtually all of the UK’s 414,000 tonnes […]

REFLEX project runner up in sustainability awards

REFLEX project is a Runner-Up in Sustainability Awards 2015

Aimed at greatly improving the recyclability of flexible packaging and diverting more of it from landfill, the REFLEX project has taken a runner-up place in the inaugural Sustainability Awards 2015, run by Packaging Europe magazine. The awards celebrate the packaging industry’s latest and most innovative solutions to reducing environmental impact. The REFLEX project was recognised […]