Biodegradable & Compostable Plastics Packaging,

15 Oct, 2021 - ONSITE at Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam, VIRTUAL

Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam

09:00

Welcome Remarks by CMT

09:05

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Regulatory Perspectives

09:10

Counting down to UK Plastics packaging tax and the future of biodegradable & compostable plastics

Martin Hyde, Policy Leader

Comply Direct

09:25

EU Policy Framework on Biobased, Biodegradable & Compostable Plastics

Silvia Forni, Policy officer Circular Economy and Plastics Strategy

European Commission

09:40

Positions of the composting industry on compostable plastics: where do they make sense, and where don't they

Dr. Marco Ricci-Jürgensen, Chairperson

European Compost Network

Senior Expert
Italian Composting and Biogas Association

09:55

Q&A to all speakers above

10:15

Standards and guidance on biodegradability and compostability towards obtaining certification

 

Michael Thompson, Technical Manager

Impact Solutions

10:35

Q&A

10:45

Morning Coffee Break

11:15

Sustainable and compostable multilayer packaging films

 

Dr. Lucy Cowton, Product & Sustainability Manager

Futamura Chemical Company Ltd.

11:35

Q&A

11:45

Why single use solutions need closed loops

  • Who we are and what we do
    - Why SUS supplies PLA water bottles only to closed-loop venues
    - Some “end-of-life” options for SUS/ PLA bottles
    - Some examples of “closed-loop” venues
    - How SUS defines “closed-loop” venues

Gerco Leeflang, Project Director Europe

Single Use Solutions LLC

12:05

Q&A

12:15

Lunch

13:50

Recent breakthrough in turning bioplastics to 100% home compostable

 

Sophie Macedo, Business & Alliances Director

Carbiolice

14:10

Q&A

14:20

Innovative breakthrough on 100% recovery of compostable packaging

 

Dr. Andrew Walsh, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Jones Celtic BioEnergy Limited

14:40

Q&A

14:50

Environmental Marketing Claims: Rules of the Road

 

Sheila Millar, Partner

Keller & Heckman LLP

15:10

Q&A

15:20

Revolutionary Biotransformation technology for full biodegradation of polyolefin plastics

 

Alessandro Dulli, Global Key Account Director

Polymateria

15:40

Q&A. Final Discussions

15:50

Tea Break

16:00

End of Conference.

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