7 ottobre 2020

2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum. Enhancing the circulariry of PET

Programme and Speakers

  • 09:30-10:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee  
  • 10:00-11:00 First Session "PET monomer recycling – how does it fit in the bigger picture of PET circularity?" moderated by Wim Hoenderdaal, Chairman of the SIG
    • Welcome and Status Quo of PET Monomer Recycling and the SIG – Wim Hoenderdaal (Indorama)
    • Link to the Circular Plastics Alliance – Stephen Short (Petcore Europe)
    • Monomer recycling as one of the circularity pillars of PET – Marco Brons (Cumapol)
    • Panel debate  
  • 11:00-12:45 Second Session "Making all PET waste valuable raw material – feedstock challenges for PET monomer recycling" moderator Christian Crepet (Petcore Europe)
    • View from the Italian EPR – Antonello Ciotti (Corepla)
    • Market analysis of feedstock availability in Europe and possible solutions thanks to monomer recycling – Romain Roux (Axens, subsidiary of IFPEN)
    • Making all PET waste valuable raw material – feedstock challenges for PET monomer recycling – Martin Stephan (Carbios)
    • Challenges in collection, sorting and processing textile waste – Jeroen Bulk (Ioniqa)
    • Presentation to be confirmed - Garbo
    • Recycling quotes – waste legislation and attempts for change – a German example – Carsten Eichert (Rittec)
    • Panel debate  
  • 12:45-14:00 Networking lunch  
  • 14:00-15:00 Third Session “Legislative Challenges to overcome for circular PET"  moderated by Wim Hoenderdaal
    • Introduction to the topic – John Baker (Alpek Polyester)
    • Presentation on food contact regulation and PET monomer recycling – speaker to be confirmed
    • Panel debate  
  • 15:00-16:00 Fourth Session “PET monomer recycling – Common view on communication and language” moderated by Stephen Short
    • Name of the technology
    • Name of the recycled product
    • 10 FAQs  
  • 16:00-16:45 Fifth SessionPresentation on LCA by CE Delft and Q&A session moderated by Wim Hoenderdaal
    • Development of a tool to compare CFP of various recycling routes compared to the linear model – Geert Bergsma (CE Delft)
    • Preliminary results of comparing PET monomer recycling with virgin, mechanical recycling and incineration with energy recovery – Wim Hoenderdaal  
  • 16:45-17:00 Way forward and closing  
  • 17:00-18:00 Networking Drink


Data Inizio: 07/10/2020
Data Fine: 07/10/2020
Ora Inizio:   9.30
Ora Fine:  18.00



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