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"Latest Need to Know on Recycling" Workshop

Produced by the Society of Plastics Engineers' Plastics Environmental Division

Monday March 19th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Immediately preceding the Plastics Recycling Conference

Registration Fee $100

The Society of Plastics Engineers' (SPE) Plastics Environmental Division (PED) produces the premiere environmental conference each year focused on recycling, reclamation and bioplastics through their Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC). Papers that highlight the way that the recycling industry is moving have been gleaned from GPEC and condensed to form this, the Latest Need to Know on Recycling workshop. Attendees will be given an overview of the plastics recycling world followed by focused presentations from industry leaders on topics that include:

Introduction to Plastics Recycling
Adrian Merrington
Michigan Molecular Institute and Eco Bio Plastics Midland

Sustainability from Start to Finish: The Lifecycle Impacts of Plastic Packaging 
Kelly Polich The Dow Chemical Company

Coca-Cola's Sustainable Packaging: Recycle and Renew
Shell Huang The Coca-Cola Company

Development of a Recycling Database for Material Re-Use and Landfill Tracking
Keith Weyer International Automotive Components

Research & Application of Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic in Electronic Products
James Drummond Lexmark Corporation

Polyclear® EBM PET: A Resin for Extrusion Blow Molded Containers that can be Recycled with PET
Frank Embs Indorama Ventures

Film Scrap Recycling/Reclaim Options
Dana Darley Process Control Corporation

Shredder Technologies for Improving Resin Reclamation Processes & Economics
John Farney Cumberland Engineering