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11 & 12 SEPT

NEC BIRMINGHAM

Packaging Theatre

    • Wednesday

      speaker

      11.00 - 11.30

      Liz Minshall

      UN Sustainability goals – The challenges and the opportunities

      The Sustainable Development Goals provide a powerful shared vision for achieving a better future for all. Valpak will take a close look at the goals to show their relevance to everyday business and how they can be used as a driver for positive action.

      speaker

      11.45 - 12.15

      How to design a world with plastic?

      LIVE Panel Debate

      This session showcases initiatives taking place to tackle the problem – from design changes and alternative products to ways to manage the transition to a world where each element of plastic has been considered more closely.

      speaker

      12.30 - 13.00

      How to design a world with plastic?

      LIVE Panel Debate

      This session showcases initiatives taking place to tackle the problem – from design changes and alternative products to ways to manage the transition to a world where each element of plastic has been considered more closely.

      speaker

      13.15 - 13.45

      Edward Kosior

      NextSort - High speed sorting of difficult-to-recycle packaging

      NextSort solves the problems of how to sort difficult to recycle packaging at high speeds to high purities and minimal costs. Nextsort enables sorting packaging into categories that have not been possible before such as food grade, bio-based, white PET, black plastics, packaging for toxic products and many other types.

      speaker

      14.00 - 14.30

      Paul Bradley

      PANEL: Will the Plastic Strategy work?

      Speakers will discuss the future of producer responsibility and plastic packaging in the light of the proposed changes to a charge on single-use plastics.

      speaker

      14.45 - 15.15

      Future of Extended Producer Responsibility

      LIVE Panel Debate

      Future of Extended Producer Responsibility There are questions regarding the effectiveness of established producer responsibility schemes, some of which are being reshaped. At the same time the EU and Governments are looking at extended producer responsibility. Will they deliver their objectives of minimising environmental impacts, which waste materials will be included and how will these schemes be constructed?

      speaker

      15.30 - 16.00

      Future of Extended Producer Responsibility

      LIVE Panel Debate

      Future of Extended Producer Responsibility There are questions regarding the effectiveness of established producer responsibility schemes, some of which are being reshaped. At the same time the EU and Governments are looking at extended producer responsibility. Will they deliver their objectives of minimising environmental impacts, which waste materials will be included and how will these schemes be constructed?