3rd Recycled Packaging for Food Contact, Can food grade recycled polymers meet global sustainability targets ?

04-05 Jul, 2022 - Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, HYBRID

Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter


10:00 - 12:00 hrs.
Optional Site Tours to AMB in the UK's
• PET extrusion lines and process
• Tooling & Design for food packaging manufacturing plant

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09:30 Depart from Crowne Plaza Hotel
09:45 Arrive AMB in the UK
10:00 Short presentation on the facility by AMB Representative
10:30 Tour facility for 1 and half hours
12:00 Leave the facility back to Crowne Plaza Hotel
12:30 Networking Lunch
 

13:00

Registration for conference & Lunch

14:00

Chairmans Welcome Remarks

Elisa Mayrhofer, Safety Assessment - Food Packaging Migrates

Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology

14:10

Recycled plastics in food contact applications in the EU – latest development and status on chemically recycled plastics for food contact

14:40

Q&A

14:50

UK regulations on recycled plastics for food packaging

15:10

Q&A

15:20

Migration and Non-Intentionally Added Substance Testing of Recycled Plastics for Food Contact Materials

15:40

Q&A

15:50

Afternoon Tea

16:10

16:30

Q&A

16:40

The challenge of making food-grade polypropylene from post consumer waste plastic

17:00

Q&A

17:10

AMB – topic to be advised

17:30

Discussion. Close of Day One


17:45 - 18:45 hrs. 
Networking Reception

Hosted by
 
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at
Gino D'Acampo Restaurant Quayside Newcastle
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09:00

Chairman’s Remarks

09:10

US FDA regulatory developments on recycled plastics for food contact

09:30

Q&A

09:40

In-vitro bioassay based evaluation of DNA-reactive mutagenicity in recycled polymers

  • Risk assessment of post-consumer recyclates for food contact
  • The Ames test as tool to detect DNA-reactive, mutagenic effects in recycled polymers
  • In-vitro mutagenicity screening results of recycled polymers

Elisa Mayrhofer, Safety Assessment - Food Packaging Migrates

Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology

10:00

Q&A

10:20

Morning Coffee

10:50

COtoo Clean project and bringing post consumer recycled polyolefins back to food grade

11:10

Q&A

11:20

Food contact chemicals migration from recycled plastic bottles

Co-founder
Sustainable Plastics Research Group

Loula Gerasimidou, Research Fellow

Brunel University London

11:40

Q&A

11:50

Food packaging produced by chemical recycled and bio-circular polymers

Marisa Alves, Chief Procurement Officer

Intraplas SA - Indústria Transformadora de Plásticos

12:10

Continuous monomer recycling –prerequisite for scalability and economic viability of PET tray recycling

Carsten Eichert, Managing Director

RITTEC Umwelttechnik GmbH / Revolpet

12:30

Q&A

12:40

Ready for the future of food packaging – Chemically recycled Polyolefins

13:00

Q&A. Followed by Lunch

14:00

The new UK Plastics Packaging Tax and also expected developments across EU in 2023

  • Focussing on food grade market needs, unique market challenges, future of chemical recycling and more

Charlotte Davies, Resource Efficiency Consultant

Comply Direct

14:30

Recycled Aluminium for Food Contact Packaging - Market outlook

Martin Hyde, Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager

Alupro - The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation

15:00

Final Discussion. End of Conference.

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