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2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum - Registration open

Due to the growing interest in PET Monomer Recycling, Petcore Europe is organising the 2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum on the 7th of October 2020 in Brussels. Due to the recent developments regarding the Covid19 pandemic, the event will be held fully digital. Registrations are now open.


Due to the growing interest in PET Monomer Recycling, Petcore Europe is organising the 2020 PET Monomer Recycling Forum on the 7th of October 2020 in Brussels. Due to the recent developments regarding the Covid19 pandemic, the event will be held fully digital. Registrations are now open.


Programme and Speakers

  • 13:30 Welcome and introduction Christian Crepet


  • 13:40-14:20 First Session: "PET monomer recycling – how does it fit in the bigger picture of PET circularity?" moderated by Christian Crepet (Petcore Europe)

  • Link to the Circular Plastics Alliance – Stephen Short (Petcore Europe)

  • Making all PET waste valuable raw material – feedstock challenges for PET monomer recycling – Martin Stephan (Carbios)

  • Enhanced Recycling as one of the circularity pillars of PET – Marco Brons (CuRe Technology)

  • 10 minutes discussion


  • 14:20-15:00 Second Session: "Making all PET waste valuable raw material – feedstock challenges for PET monomer recycling" moderator Christian Crepet

  • 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)

  • Challenges in collection, sorting and processing textile waste – Jeroen Bulk (Ioniqa)

  • 10 minutes discussion


15:00-15:30 Break

  • 15:30-16:10 Third Session: “Legislative Challenges to overcome for Circular PET" moderated by Wim Hoenderdaal (Petcore Europe)

  • Introduction to the topic – John Baker (Alpek Polyester)

  • Presentation on food contact regulation and PET Monomer recycling – Wim Hoenderdaal

  • 10 minutes discussion


  • 16:10-17:00 Fourth Session: Presentation on LCA by CE Delft and Q&A session moderated by Wim Hoenderdaal

  • Development of a tool to compare CFP of various chemical recycling routes compared to the linear model incl. incineration and energy recovery – Geert Bergsma (CE Delft)

  • Preliminary results of comparing PET monomer recycling with virgin and mechanical recycling – Jesper van Berkel (Indorama)

  • 10 minutes discussion


  • 17:00 Closing

Registration:

The Forum will be open for members and non-members of Petcore Europe, with different participation fees. Registrations are now open.


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