Only through dialogue and collaboration across the whole sector – such as is taking place at this summit – can we achieve our goals of a circular polyolefin economy
Category Archives: 2020
PCEP expands team with appointment of two key positions
“I am really thrilled to be welcoming two such passionate and experienced circular economy advocates to our team” – Venetia Spencer
PCEP Secretary General to moderate summit debate on creating a coherent circular economy
Polyolefins (PO) represented 70% of European plastic packaging demand in 2018, according to a 2019 study carried out for PCEP by Conversio on collection and treatment of PO waste in EU, UK, Switzerland and Norway. The study also found that 71% of collected post-consumer PO waste in 2019 was packaging and that collected packaging was the source of 83% of post-consumer recycled PO
Covid-19 offers an opportunity to rebuild the entire PO value chain into a circular system
Despite the enormous human tragedy and economic crisis resulting from the Covid pandemic, across the PCEP membership the commitment to the circular economy as the correct long-term strategic evolution of this industry remains unwavering. The focus is still absolutely there and the willingness among our members to work together and innovate together is already a huge shift in our industry – and it’s the only way to achieve a circular economy.
PCEP Sec Gen moderates high-level panel on how value chain collaboration can enhance perceptions of plastic
Our three strategic goals … will both transform the polyolefin industry itself, as well as the public perception of our products.
Creating a single European market for waste recycling will be a game-changer, PCEP Secretary General tells the Ideas Festival
If Europe can improve the harmonisation of EPR schemes, then we could start to see real shifts. We have to treat Europe as a single market, in the same way that we do that for products
PCEP Sec Gen urges polyolefin industry to ‘be bold’ as she outlines EU policies shaping a new era for plastics
Our materials are used in every sector of the economy. So, when we take responsibility for our own footprint, we are the enabler for everyone else’s transformation to circularity too
PCEP calls for a circular economy focused recovery
Our members remain fully committed to the transition to a circular economy for polyolefins… We need to invest in forward looking infrastructure that will accelerate the transition to circularity.
PCEP’s first AGM held online to elect new Board
Brussels, 4 May 2020 – Mark Vester has been elected Chair of the PCEP Steering Board at the organisation’s first AGM this week, which was held online due to the Coronavirus lockdown. The AGM was the first since PCEP’s formal establishment as an international non-profit at the start of February. Vester, a founding PCEP board …
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