Annual Packaging Waste Sustainability Forum

2012-01-23  Events

The 19th edition of the Annual Packaging Waste Sustainability Forum will include topics regarding EU Policy on Packaging Waste; The Future of Packaging and Packaging Waste - Legislation in Europe; Creating a New Packaging Recovery System; Optimization of Packaging, and much more.
Moving towards a Resource Efficient Society is the slogan of the 19th edition of the Annual Packaging Waste Sustainability Forum
The 19th edition of the Annual Packaging Waste Sustainability Forum will take place 20-21 March 2012 in Brussels with the slogan: Moving towards a Resource Efficient Society.
The Forum will provide participants with the possibility to:
•    assess a possible harmonization of the Waste Framework Directive and the Packaging Directive and its impact on the stakeholders;
•    minimize environmental footprint of packaging through taking a holistic approach to product and packaging;
•    examine how packaging collection from out-of-home consumption can contribute to improving recycling results;
•    gain an insight into creating a new packaging recovery system in the Netherlands;
•    analyze how the new Hungarian system can control and encourage the stakeholders;
•    assess optimization of packaging to avoid waste as a part of the Commission’s roadmap to resource efficiency;
•    find out how much we should try to recycle and at what cost in a move towards a resource efficient society;
•    evaluate the role of a multinational company in supporting packaging waste recovery and recycling in emerging countries;
•    identify opportunities and challenges in making plastic packaging more sustainable.
Topics of the presentations will deal with EU Policy on Packaging Waste; The Future of Packaging and Packaging Waste - Legislation in Europe; Industry Initiatives to Reduce Packaging; Managing source optimization through the value chain; The Growth of Out of Home Consumption an...


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