From 29 September 2015 10:30 until 29 September 2015 18:00
At Brussels, Belgium
Posted by Debora Paolini (ACR+)
Categories: ACR+ Events
ACR+ and DSD organised the conference entitled “Towards a Green Circular Economy: EPR and its role for post-consumer plastics” on 29 September 2015 in Brussels.
Over the last decades, the principle of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has played a central role and has proven to be an effective policy tool to foster the recovery of plastic waste and the eco-design of products and therefore support a more sustainable management of post-consumer plastics.
However, the development of a Circular Economy for post-consumer plastics is no easy task, as it requires changes throughout the whole life-cycle of products and a constructive dialogue of all actors involved.
The conference focused on the following questions:
In the context of the relaunch of the Circular Economy Package, the ACR+ / DSD conferencebrought together experts from industry, politics, NGOs and science to discuss these questions, present best-practice examples and elaborate on the potentials of EPR implementation and sustainable management of post-consumer plastics.
You can download the programme here.
You can download the conference report here.
You will find here the presentation from all keynotes: