Wed, 13 Feb | Replas

New Markets for Recycled Plastics

The recent shut-down of export markets for post-consumer and other recovered plastics has greatly exacerbated the problem of plastic waste. Much better utilisation of recycled materials is urgently required.
Registration is Closed
New Markets for Recycled Plastics

Time & Location

13 Feb 2019, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Replas, 27 Titan Dr, Carrum Downs VIC 3201, Australia

About the event

The recent shut-down of export markets for post-consumer and other recovered plastics has greatly exacerbated the problem of plastic waste. Much better utilisation of recycled materials is urgently required. This seminar will explore three different approaches from leading plastics recyclers, Replas and Envorinex, and innovative product designers, qDesign. It will also include an update on the use of recovered plastics in road making and a tour through the Replas Environmental Centre.

The seminar program is as follows:

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Registration

6:00 – 6:05 pm

Welcome

Kevin Thomson Event coordinator, SPE: A-NZ Section

6:05 – 6:30 pm

Turning Plastic Waste into Durable Products

Mark Yates/Mark Jacobsen, Replas Recycled Plastic Products

6.30 pm to 7.00 pm

Tour of Replas Environmental Centre

Mark Yates/Mark Jacobsen, Replas Recycled Plastic Products

7.00 pm to 7.25 pm

Breaking the Barriers to Plastics Recycling

Mike Grima, qDesign

7.25 pm to 7.40 pm

Plastics Recycling in Road Making

Jess Coldrey, ARRB Research Intern

7.40 pm to 8.05 pm

Recycling Plastics into Injection Moulded and Extruded Products

Mike Turner/Jenny Brown, Envorinex – Innovative Sustainable Solutions

8.05 pm to 8.10 pm

Closing Remarks

Kevin Thomson, Event Coordinator, SPE: A-NZ Section

8.10 pm to 9.00 pm

Networking session with finger food and drinks

This event is sponsored by Replas

For further information contact Kevin Thomson on 0438 155 815 or kevinthomson@optusnet.com.au

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • SPE member
    $60
    $60
    0
    $0
  • AIP or WMRRA
    $70
    $70
    0
    $0
Total$0

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