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Hosted by GAIA: "In the context of the upcoming plastic treaty negotiations in Paris (INC-2, May-June 2023), Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes are often put forward as an essential policy approach to address the global plastic pollution crisis, especially as a source of funding and a way to incentivise redesign for reuse and plastic waste […]

Conference event: Zero waste at the coast – Lessons on waste prevention for policy-makers

TOPOS Parlement Rue d'Arlon 25, Brussels

It is increasingly accepted that overconsumption and overproduction of resources is simply not compatible with a safe and healthy planet. Our current system results in vast amounts of waste being produced from materials that are specifically designed for single use (most notably plastic), which is having disastrous effects on our environment. Unfortunately, the availability of […]

Webinar: Decarbonising Energy Usage in Plastics Manufacturing


"This webinar will explore the options available to plastics manufacturers to begin decarbonising their operations through the deployment of innovative, energy savings projects. David Kipling, CEO and David Jamieson, Sales Director, will discuss how, in the absence of a silver bullet solution, different energy technologies can be integrated to complement one another and achieve substantial […]

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World Circular Economy Forum 2023 (WCEF2023)


The World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF), one of the leading annual circular economy events in the world, will be held in Helsinki from 30 May to 2 June 2023. The forum is co-organised by Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and Nordic Innovation, with international partners. WCEF 2023, originating from Finland, will gather thousands of leading circular economy players in the world. It will […]

Virtual event: Global Zero Waste Cities Summit


Hosted by GAIA and Zero Waste Europe, this virtual summit gathers together experts and advocates to discuss the latest developments on zero waste as a proven, cost-effective strategy to both reduce waste pollution and help cities reach their climate goals, and meet hundreds of municipal officials, zero waste implementers, and fellow changemakers. The GZWC Summit […]


Conference: Sustainability and Plastics 2023

BPF House 5 Bath Place, London

This one-day conference features "industry and academic speakers including our keynote Dr. Robin Kent, Founder of Tangram Technology who will present on sustainable manufacturing for plastics processors" and  "discussions on a range of important topics including updates on achieving net-zero goals, industry efforts towards enhancing safety and circularity, as well as the latest advancements in […]


PlasticsFuture 2023 Conference

University of Portsmouth Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire

PlasticsFuture 2023 is a mission-driven conference which aims to inspire new solutions to end plastic pollution. It will be an opportunity to share global research and innovation across disciplines and communities, and forge future collaborations. Overview Plastic pollution is a global crisis. Since the 1950s more than 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic has been thrown […]


Modeling waste feedstock availability and recycling options for a circular economy: a case study of plastic


This free Zoom webinar is presented by Irdanto Lase from, Sustainability Researcher at the University of Ghent. It is part of a webinar series organised by the Resources, Conservation & Recycling scientific journal. The global plastic recycling rate is low, urging developments in recycling technology and strategies to increase circularity. Taking plastic waste treatment in […]

Arctic Plastics 2023: The Second International Symposium on Plastic Pollution in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Regions

Harpa, Reykjavík Concert Hall and Conference Center Austurbakki 2, Reykjavík

First organised in 2021, Arctic Plastics 2023  symposium "will build on the foundation of science of the first symposium and produce information and advice for decision makers. The symposium aims for exchange of views and updates of knowledge from various sources. The symposium will evaluate the present extent and nature of plastic pollution in the […]


Plastics and Packaging 2023

BPF House 5 Bath Place, London

What is happening with EPR, what does the legislative landscape look like for plastics packaging and what can be done to improve eco design. Find out about these important themes and more at the BPF Packaging event for 2023. Featuring speakers from Bericap UK, ThePackHub and Sheffield Hallam University amongst others this full day in person […]


Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2023

Cascais Cascais

The Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2023 will focus on the status of the European plastics recycling industry and include Working Groups meetings. This event is the perfect opportunity to network and get insights into the latest market developments from industry actors. If you are interested in participating, please contact

5th Annual Advanced Plastics Recycling Hybrid Conference

Berlin Berlin

This event provides an opportunity for top manufacturers, researchers, academics, decision-makers, and other business professionals to come together and share their expertise on the latest trends in plastics recycling. At this conference, attendees will have the chance to learn, exchange ideas, and expand their networks through live presentations and dynamic Q&A sessions. Representatives from key […]

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