Schedule of Events

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe 2021

09:15 – 10:30

Recycling’s Role in the Green Deal
General Session

Recycling appears to be a natural fit with the EU Green Deal, but what lies hidden in the policy that could present challenges for processors and traders?

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break
General Session

11:00 – 12:00

Sector Analysis: Packaging
General Session

Plastic is under pressure, and paperboard may stand to gain. How are regional policies and corporate sensibilities combining to influence the packaging materials winners and losers in the new decade?

12:00 – 13:30

Networking Lunch
General Session

13:30 – 14:30

The Paper Chain within Europe (and beyond)
General Session

Packaging board capacity is growing in Europe and beyond. How are collectors and traders adjusting to serve this growing market?

14:30 – 15:30

Plastic: A Scramble to Close Loops
General Session

In this session, we will examine the investments being made in the new decade to boost the recycling rate of plastic in its many applications.

15:30 – 16:00

Networking Break
General Session

16:00 – 17:30

Walls and Bridges: Trade in the 2020s
General Session

Governments around the world are crafting policies to protect and nurture constituent industries, and for perceived environmental benefits. Where is paper and plastic scrap flowing as a result?

09:00 – 10:30

R-Polymer Consumer Panel
General Session

Representatives from plastic scrap reprocessing firms discuss emerging supply and demand dynamics in an era of growing mechanical and chemical plastics recycling activity.

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break
General Session

11:00 – 12:30

Paper Mill Buyers Panel
General Session

This popular roundtable discussion allows paper and board mill fiber buyers to talk about recovered fiber demand, material quality and expectations for the future of their industry.