European Plastics Converters (EuPC), in cooperation with Plastics Recyclers Europe, Europur, Vinyl Films and Sheets Europe, Waste Free Oceans, Petcore Europe, and VinylPlus® presents the first edition of its Circular Polymers in Furniture conference on the 26th November 2018 in Brussels. Save the date to learn more about the future of polymers in furniture in the circular economy.
Join the discussion and get exclusive insights on the industry's way towards a more sustainable future. Representatives from the authorities and the furniture as well as plastics industry will share update you on topics such as the European furniture industry's vision towards a Circular Economy, the EU Plastics Strategy, the potential for recycled polymers in furniture, or the EU Ecolabel for furniture. During the afternoon, companies will present case studies of their use of recycled products in furniture applications.
More information and registration at www.plasticsconverters.eu/furniture-conference.
09.00 – 10.00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
10.00 – 10.10 Introduction by Bernard Merkx, WFO Co-Founder
10.10 – 10.40 The European Furniture Industry's Vision Towards a Circular Economy by Roberta Dessí, Secretary General of EFIC
10.40 – 11.10 The EU Plastics Strategy and the Circularity of Plastic Products by Silvia Freni Sterrantino, EuPC Regulatory Affairs Manager
11.10 – 11.40 Coffee Break
11.40 – 12.10 Polymer Recycled Content Potential in Furniture by Werner Kruschitz, Managing Director of Kruschitz Plastic
12.10 – 12.40 The EU Ecolabel for Furniture - Benefits and Challenges by Kristine Dorosko (tbc), DG Environment of the European Commission
12.40 – 13.40 Lunch Break
16.00 – 16.10 Closing by Bernard Merkx, WFO Co-Founder
Location: Vleva Conference Room, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels
Time: 10.00 – 16.10