A new dawn - can the EU adapt to global plastic recycling realities?

EU policy makers, industry and campaigners engaged in an out-of-the box talk show

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  1. 40% of the plastics collected for recycling in Europe are exported, mainly to Asian countries, while China is banning imports on plastic waste.
  2. How will the EU Strategy on Plastics integrate the global realities of plastic waste markets, and what realistic measures can be taken to reduce plastic waste and improve recycling capabilities in Europe?
  3. The Rethink Plastic Alliance and Plastics Recyclers Europe invited European policy makers, industry representatives and campaigners from all over the world to discuss it in an unusual format.
  4. The talk show took place in Brussels and was live-streamed on social media, so you can (re-)watch in oline!
  5. Talk Show: A new dawn - can the EU adapt to global plastic recycling realities?
  6. It was moderated by Green Exchange and starred prominent global speakers.
  7. In the introductory keynote, Dharmesh Shah and Froilan Grate (GAIA Asia-Pacific) shed a light on the impact of EU Policy on Asian waste management, and on the measures that Europe could take to make a difference.
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