18th LAPET Series - Circular Plastics Packaging LATAM, Technologies, partnerships & investments to accelerate plastics packaging circularity in LATAM

06-07 Dec, 2022 - Mexico City, MEXICO

Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Octavio Victal

Octavio Victal

CEO

Green Impact Plastics

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Octavio Victal

Octavio Victal

CEO

Green Impact Plastics

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 1 [Tue 06, December], at 09:00 AM

PET THERMOFORM RECYCLING & SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES IN LATAM

Day 1 [Tue 06, December], at 03:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221230/speakers/OctavioVictal.jpgOctavio Victal has 16 years of PET recycling industry experience. He is the CEO and co-founder of Green Impact Plastics SA de CV, a unique operation located in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, designed and engineered by himself and his brother Juan Pablo to process PET thermoform containers.

 

Green Impact Plastics is the first of several plants that Victal will build to help divert this material that currently goes to landfills and that represents over 1.6 billion lbs. annually in the US and Canada and around 240 million lbs. in the state of CA. In 2019 he took a position in Los Angeles, CA as rPlanet Earth Sustainability Director. Octavio has for over 10 years actively participated in trade associations including APR and NAPCOR and has been recognized in several industry publications as a PET recycling entrepreneur set to solve hard to recycle streams like thermoform containers. Green Impact is also US Plastic Activator set to reach the roadmaps goal of recovery at 50% for non-beverage PET containers by 2025. Victal also seats in the advisory board for the National Stewardship Action Council.