UK Circular Plastics Packaging,

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12-13 Mar, 2024 - Manchester, HYBRID

Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Opening Remark

09:10

UK Plastics Pact roadmap to 2025 – progress and challenges

  • role of reuse and refill systems
  • guidance for biodegradable & compostable plastics

Helen Bird, Resource Management Specialist

WRAP - Waste and Resources Action Programme

09:35

UK Plastics Packaging Tax ( Topic to be confirmed )

10:00

Discussion followed by Coffee Break

10:40

Navigating the intricacies of the recycling label

11:05

Latest UK Food Contact regulations in respect of plastic and bio-based materials and articles

11:30

Food safety and migration testing of NIAS for novel biobased materials & recycled plastics for food contact

11:55

Panel Discussion – New reforms in UK EPR – Are we ready or not ?

Updates on the new EPR reforms (15 min presentation)
Ms. Emma Wilkinson, Regulatory Affairs Leader
Beyondly
Chair
Packaging Scheme Forum

Helen Bird, Resource Management Specialist

WRAP - Waste and Resources Action Programme

12:45

Discussion. Followed by Lunch

14:00

One Bin To Rule Them All: The social and material barriers to qualifying and quantifying recycled content

14:25

CO-OP’S Perspective on directions in reaching 100% recyclable packaging

14:45

Mechanically recycled food grade RPP at scale

15:10

Discussion followed by Tea

16:10

Creating a circular economy for food grade polypropylene

16:30

Innovations in robotic sorting

16:50

Panel Discussion - Stepping up the refillable revolution

17:25

Final Discussion. End of Day 1

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

Giving value to hard-to-recycle plastics and flexible plastics – An update on the Flexible Plastics Fund initiative

09:35

Our partnership with Nestle on technology breakthrough on recycling hard-to-recycle plastics

 

David Walsh, CEO

Impact Recycling

10:05

Discussion followed by Coffee Break

10:45

Purification recycling of post-consumer flexible films: ReVentas technology removes colour and additives for high quality, recycled PE

11:10

Developments in de-inking of post industrial films

11:35

Cutting edge innovations to improve recycling rates

Waste intelligence: Transforming Waste Operations

Matthew Steventon, Business Development Manager

Greyparrot

12:00

Novel advanced plastic recycling technology using hot compressed water to selectively depolymerize end-of-life plastics

12:30

Final Discussion. Close of Conference followed by Lunch

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