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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 […]

Landing an Ambitious Global Plastics Treaty | World Economic Forum Annual Meeting


In 2022, 175 countries resolved to develop a global plastics treaty and to fast-track negotiations to deliver the agreement by end 2024. This is a historic opportunity to unlock the systemic change needed to tackle the plastic crisis and end plastic pollution once and for all. As we enter the final lap of the negotiations, […]


Plastic-Free Resolutions: Protecting Your Health in 2024


With a new year comes new resolutions for protecting and improving the health of our bodies, families, communities, and the planet that we all call home. One healthy resolution to consider is to reduce or eliminate plastic from your life. But with plastic used for everything from making clothing to carrying food and drinks, this can seem like a […]

Launch and Panel Discussion | Global Criteria to Address Problematic, Unnecessary and Avoidable Plastic Products


A new report from the Nordic Council of Ministers focuses on addressing problematic, unnecessary and avoidable plastic products at the global level, in line with the objectives of the upcoming international plastics instrument set out by UN Environment Assembly resolution 5/14. The report notes that over 140 countries have enacted bans or restrictions on specific plastic […]


International Conference on Microplastic and Urban Plastic Pollution Studies (ICMUPPS-24)

Melbourne Melbourne

The (ICMUPPS-24) aims to be this all-so-necessary rocket fuel of progress for the field of Microplastics and Urban Plastic Pollution Studies by providing everyone from students and educators to researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals, the inspiration, intellectual stimulation, and radical ingenuity that they need to be able to go out there and achieve big things. From invigorating keynote speeches […]

European Polyamide Conference

Kap Europa Congress Center Osloer Str. 5, Frankfurt am Main

Embracing industry change: advancing polyamides for economic sustainability and circular economy requirements Is 2024 the year that the polyamide segment looks to emerge from the crisis tunnel? The industry needs to adapt to the new market reality, to innovate and invest in new technologies and processes to meet the new market demands and requirements with […]


2024 Plastics Recycling Conference

The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center 1500 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX

Stay Connected Each year over 2,000 plastics recycling industry leaders converge at this event, and the exhibit hall features over 200 leading companies. Ample networking opportunities help attendees make their next recycling business contact. See the schedule Hear the Latest The session agenda is developed by a team of journalists who cover the latest developments […]

Plastics Live 2024

Coventry Building Society Arena Judds Lane, Coventry

The Plastics Live exhibition and conference returns for the UK and Irish plastic sector in 2024. After a successful launch show in 2022, Plastics Live returns bigger and better in 2024 after skipping 2023 in deference to already established and timetabled events. Plastics Live will once again enable broad-based business opportunities bringing together movers and […]