European Plastics Recycling Show rescheduled for 22-23 March 2016

Plastics Recycling Show Europe (Source: Plastics Recyclers Europe)

Brussels — The Plastics Recycling Show Europe exhibition and conference had to be postponed in November due to the security alert in Brussels. Their Organizers have announced that the event has been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the new venue of Brussels Expo. As before, the event is co-located with the Working Groups sessions of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) which will be exceptionally open to the public.

The Plastics Recycling Show will feature a Pan-European free-to-attend exhibition and a conference designed specifically for plastics recycling professionals. More than 65 companies and organisations are due to showcase the latest advances in European plastics recycling at the event’s exhibition. The conference will examine a wide range of industry themes including the economics of plastics recycling, the regulatory background, materials, processing, technology and innovation. Working group chairman of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) will also lead conference sessions focusing on key plastic materials, specifically PET, PVC, HDPE, LDPE and mixed plastics.

Steve Crowhurst, managing director of event organisers Crain Communications commented: „We have moved as quickly as possible to reschedule the event and very much appreciate the support we are receiving from our partners, speakers, exhibitors and visitors.“

Innovative technology and best practice showcased

The Plastics Recycling Show brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors to showcase innovative technology, share best practice, network and do business. A broad cross section of the industry will be represented at the event including plastics recycling machinery and equipment suppliers, plastic material suppliers and compounders, pre-processors, plastics recyclers, waste management specialists and industry associations.

Industry body Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) is strongly supporting the exhibition and is organising the conference in conjunction with Plastics Recycling Show Europe organisers Crain Communications. Ton Emans, PRE President: „The release of the EU circular economy package makes it a must to attend such an event in Brussels in order to showcase the real potential of plastics recycling in Europe! The PRS Europe initiative will become a reference in our business and I would like to invite all interested parties with an interest in developing our markets to attend the event in March 2016.“

The event is organised in association with Polymer Comply Europe, a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. It is also supported by EPRO, the European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisations, the Pan-European partnership of organisations committed to increasing efficient plastics recycling and recovery. Other industry bodies supporting the event include European Plastics Converters, Petcore Europe, Recovinyl, PlasticsEurope, Federplast, FEBEM-FEGE and Vinyl Plus.

Visitors who have not already done so can register to attend the first pan-European exhibition and conference solely dedicated to plastics recycling at

Source: Plastics Recyclers Europe