2018 SHOW REVIEW
Find out the key stats, speaker highlights and exhibitors from the launch of Compounding World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo in 2018.Find out more
The Plastics Recycling World Expo will return to the MESSE ESSEN in Germany from 1-2 June 2021.
This event brings together professionals from across the plastics recycling industry for two days of networking, knowledge sharing and innovation. Your free ticket provides admission to the largest concentration of plastics recycling related exhibits
in Europe including access to the co-located events: Plastics Extrusion World Expo, Polymer Testing World Expo and Compounding World Expo. As well as 5 focused conference theatres – each with a busy two-day program of technical presentations, seminars,
industry debates and exclusive networking events.
Editor, Plastics Recycling World Magazine
David is a business editor who has worked at leading international publications, including European Plastics News, PRW, Metal Bulletin and Petroleum Economist.
In an editorial career which started in 1991, his experience in addition to business journalism has covered international conferences and exhibitions, as well as awards and other events.
From 2003 to 2017, David worked on PRW and European Plastics News (relaunched as Plastics News Europe), leading publications and online news services for plastics manufacturers. The two publications were sold by Emap to Crain Communications in 2007. He also played an integral part in the launch of successful events, including Plastics Design & Moulding exhibition, Product Design + Innovation conference and Plastics Recycling Show Europe.
David’s knowledge of other global industries comes from eight years of experience as an editor on metals and mining publication Metal Bulletin, and a three-year spell writing about the oil and gas industries for Petroleum Economist.
He attained a BA in English Language and Literature from King’s College London, University of London.
1 June 10:15-11:00
The impact of current and future regulations for the plastics recycling industry: including the EU sponsored Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA), eco-modulation of EPR fees, single use plastics and the Circular Economy Package
1 June 14:50-15:35
Creating a culture of recycling: exploring solutions to increase plastic recycling rates and sustainability
2 June 10:15-11:00
The future of plastic packaging recycling - what further hurdles still need to be overcome?
EuPC (European Plastics Converters)
Ignacio Franco Costas
Sogapol (member of Group Valtalia)
Head of Sales
Recycling and Recovery, BeNeLux-Germany, Director Business Innovation
Casper van der Meer
Industrial Design Engineer and Co-founder
Better Future Factory
Global Positioning and Advocacy Circular Economy
Founder and CEO
Ecowise Waste Management
EXPRA (Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance)
External Affairs Director
Director, EHS Regulatory
Steptoe & Johnson
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- Polymer Foam conference to run the day before the European plastics expos
- Co-located conferences to run the day before the North American plastics expos
- Over 250 exhibitors sign up for expanded plastics exhibitions in Cleveland, Ohio
- New dates announced for plastics industry expos in Essen
- Exhibitor Interview: Bühler