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12 & 13 SEPT

NEC BIRMINGHAM

Packaging Theatre

    • Wednesday

      speaker

      11.00 - 11.30

      Liz Minshall

      UN Sustainability goals – The challenges and the opportunities

      “These global goals have been brought into simplify and support change in some key areas suitability, social and equality. Taking a close look at these goals shows how they have much relevance to those involved in waste and resources, packaging and many other areas of life today. Valpak will take a look at these goals and show their relevance to many of us and how they act as a guide and a driver for change”

      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

      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?