European Conference Waste Management in the Circular Economy 2020


Revised Circular Economy Package and the Effective Private & Public Collaboration Implementation of the EU-Directive • Workshops • Successful Case Studies

The Circular Economy Package is the cornerstone of sustainable waste management in Europe. Recent changes in the EU regulations and directives introduce ambitious requirements for recyclability and require a smart resource management. Both public and private stakeholders are challenged to adapt to the new reality and to take a leading role in achieving the requirements.

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Pool Knowledge for a Successful Implementation of the New Framework
Our conference provides a unique platform for high-quality exchange on implementation challenges and best practices. Leading experts from national authorities, international and national associations, and private sector share practical insights and recommendations on legal, economic, and policy instruments which in turn allow for adequate preparedness in facing the upcoming challenges. Our selected experts will i.a. focus on these aspects:

  • Practical Implications of the Single-Use Plastics Directive
  • Recent changes in the Monitoring Framework
  • Implementation of Circular Economy
  • Effective Collaboration between Private and Public Sectors

What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?

  • The challenges and opportunities of the new plastics regulation
  • Effective measurements of waste management recycling
  • Best practices of waste separation, collection and treatment of food and bio-waste
  • How to facilitate the separate collection of bio-waste
  • Monitoring system’s demands posed on public authorities
  • How to reach non-toxic material cycles
  • The new changes regarding “producer responsibility”
  • Innovative ways of cooperation between private and public sectors

Who is this seminar for?

  • Public Authorities, Environmental Agencies and Inspectorates:
    • Heads of Unit and Officials responsible for waste legislation, waste management and environment at the European, national, regional and local level

      • Waste, Consumer Goods, Chemicals and Construction Companies:
        • Managing Directors
        • Heads of CSR, Public Affairs, Public Policy, Public Relations, Government Relations, Government Affairs,
        • Heads of Sustainability, Packaging Innovation, Packaging Strategy, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Affairs
        • Heads of Department responsible for waste management operations and investments at the European, regional or local level

Our experts team
from practice for this event:

Jean-Benoît Bel
Jean-Benoît BelSenior project manager, Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management
Gemma Castejón Martínez
Gemma Castejón MartínezManaging Director, Technology Centre for Energy and the Environment (CETENMA)
Gary Crawford
Gary CrawfordVice President, Veolia
Axel Darut
Axel DarutEU affairs & Data advisor, CITEO
Roberta Dessi
Roberta DessiChief Public Affairs, IKEA
Emmanuel Katrakis
Emmanuel KatrakisSecretary General, European Recycling Industries' Confederation (EuRIC)
Mattia Pellegrini
Mattia PellegriniHead of Unit for Waste Management and Secondary Materials, European Commision, Directorate-General for Environment
Maija  Pohjakallio
Maija PohjakallioSustainability Director, Sulapac Ltd
Joachim Quoden
Joachim QuodenManaging Director, Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance (EXPRA)
Raquel Rebelo de Mira
Raquel Rebelo de MiraSustainability Business Partner, Royal Philips
Jim  Rushworth
Jim RushworthIndustrial Affairs Director, European Cement Association (CEMBUREAU)
Helmut Schmitz
Helmut SchmitzHead of Communication / Public Affairs, DSD – Duales System Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Gisela Sommer
Gisela SommerWaste Management Technician, Waste Agency of Catalonia
Martín Soriano
Martín SorianoR&D Project Coordinator, Technology Centre for Energy and the Environment (CETENMA)
Ferdinand Zotz
Ferdinand ZotzSenior Managing Consultant, Ramboll