Extended Producer Responsibility 2010 is a one day seminar on waste and resource management in the packing industry. The event aims to educate its participants about ways and means to significantly contribute to towards a Green Economy. The occasion will be attended by high-level experts and decision-makers from the international packaging community. The event will also attract public authorities, citizens, consumer goods producers, packaging suppliers, waste management, and recycling industry professionals. They will review the progress of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and consider its future growth in Europe and other parts of the world. The event has changed the picture of packaging optimization and new innovations and recovery of packaging waste.
The participants will discuss on the topics mentioned below:
- Is EPR in Europe too expensive and unsustainable or, on the contrary, is it working much better than expected?
- What lessons can be learned from Europe’s experience and what is the future for EPR in other regions of the world?
- What has packaging EPR achieved so far?
- 20 years later, could EPR have been better designed?
- How close are we to realizing the ambition of low cost, low environmental impact, cradle-to-cradle packaging systems?
The visitors at ERP Seminar 2010 would include:
- Private companies for recycling and waste management
- Academic institutions
- Environmental interest groups
- National, state/provincial and local authorities
- Public authorities
- Packaging material suppliers
- Packaging manufacturers
- Producers of consumer packaged goods
- Public policy makers