Circular Economy Action Plan: Guideline for European Plastics Converters

Circular Economy Action Plan: Guideline for European Plastics Converters

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Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next Live Webinar on the new Circular Economy Action Plan, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and PET Sheet Europe.

The live webinar will take place on the 10th of June 2020 between 11.00 - 12.15 CET and will introduce the Circular Economy Action Plan (part of the European Green Deal)  highlighting the upcoming  challenges for the plastics industry.
The discussion will gather experts from the European Commission - DG Environment.

Webinar agenda:

10:00 - 12:00 Certification of recycled content for converters

  • Welcome & Introduction
    Silvia Freni-Sterrantino, Senior Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager: EuPC
  • About the new Circular Economy Action Plan
    Michał Kubicki, Policy Officer: European Commission
  • What the Action Plan foresees for plastics
    Werner Bosmans, Policy Officer: European Commission
  • Questions & Answers *
  • Closing

Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics


Webinar participation €100 (+VAT) per person
For EuPC members free of charge - for more information send us an email

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Meet the Speakers:

Michał Kubicki - European Commission
Michał Kubicki - European Commission

Michał Kubicki – member of the EU civil services since 2005. Presently, a Policy Officer for Circular Economy in Directorate General for Internal market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. He coordinated the development of the Circular Economy Action Plans of 2015 and 2020. He contributed to the drafting of the waste legislative proposal of 2015 as well as the Single Use Plastics directive. Earlier, he coordinated the review of the chemicals safety legislation REACH of 2012 and was a Commission observer to the Socio-Economic Assessment Committee in the European Chemicals Agency.
He graduated in Public Administration from the Grand Valle State University (US) and in Finance and Banking from the University of Gdansk (PL). Before joining the European civil service he worked for regional authorities and development agencies in the Pomerania Region in Poland and in the State of Michigan in USA.


Werner Bosmans - European Commission
Werner Bosmans - European Commission

Werner Bosmans, a Belgian national, graduated as a Bio-engineer at the University of Ghent, Belgium, and obtained a Ph.D. in international economics in Montpellier, France. He also holds a degree in Public Management.
After undertaken research at the University of Ghent and at the Belgium Ministry of Agriculture, he worked as assistant to the Secretary-General of the Belgian and then Flemish Ministry of Agriculture. He is also a part-time professor at the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles).
In 2005, he joined the Directorate-General Environment of the European Commission in Brussels. He was responsible for Natural Resource policies, promoting life-cycle thinking to reduce environmental impacts. He helped setting up the International Resource Panel together with UNEP. He is one of the authors of the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe and coordinated the European Resource Efficiency Platform (EREP) and work around the Circular Economy. The last years, he focused on developing the Plastics Strategy and the Directive related on single use plastics in order to reduce their environmental impacts.

new Circular Economy Action Plan for a Cleaner and More Competitive Europe - #GreenDeal

The European Commission has adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe’s new agenda for sustainable growth.

The new Circular Economy Action presents measures to:
- Make sustainable products the norm in the EU;
- Empower consumers and public buyers;
- Focus on the sectors that use most resources and where the potential for circularity is high such as: electronics and ICT; batteries and vehicles; packaging; plastics; textiles; construction and buildings; food; water and nutrients;
- Ensure less waste;
- Make circularity work for people, regions and cities,
- Lead global efforts on circular economy.
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* We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions. Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – before 8 June 2020 12.00 CET. 

About Polymer Comply Europe

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. Since 1989 we have been closely working with the industry developing an in-depth knowledge and wide experience in EU Regulatory Compliance, Association Management and Projects & Studies.

Due to the increasing complexity of EU legislation, companies can benefit from more legal and technical advice. Companies involved in the plastics industry can get support on how to cope with this burden and our experts can provide you with the best expertise. You will receive informed advice from our best EU experts. For this we decided to develop a pool of EU plastics experts under our service company Polymer Comply Europe, based in Brussels.

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