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Published April 1, 2019

Plastics and replacement materials in the circular economy system – challenges, opportunities and consumer impacts

The event is open to any participants interested in the circular economy and its impacts on society and the environment, as well as to those interested in the importance of engaging consumers. The focus will be on companies, consumers and city planning.

Plastics are one of the main environmental focus areas of our time. However, plastic is also a very efficient packaging material. New plasticreplacement materials are produced from renewable raw materials and are very often biodegradable. But are the challenges associated with their environmental impacts? What environmental impacts does recycling have? And most importantly, how does recycling plastics or plastic replacement materials affect consumers? How can we encourage consumers to act and what is required from society to create an effective circular economy? These are the questions we will be addressing at our event – come and listen and take part! 

Organisers
Circular Economy Club Helsinki / Lucrativo Sustainable Solutions, co-hosted with FCG Finnish Consulting Group 

Contact
Sonja Miettinen, General Manager Lucrativo Oy/Ltd, sonja.miettinen@lucrativo.fi, tel. +358 50 577 4228 
Jutta Laine-Ylijoki, Leading Adviser, Circular Economy, FCG, jutta.laine-ylijoki@fcg.fi, tel. +358 40 522 8580 

Date and time
Wednesday 5 June: 10.00-12.00 

Venue
Meeting Park Forum, Mannerheimintie 20 B, 6th Floor 

Maximum number of participants: 75

How to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plastics-and-replacement-materials-in-circular-economy-system-tickets-60748083152 

Deadline for registration: 25 May 2019

More information about the event: https://www.lucrativo.fi/EN/2/WCEF+Side+Event+Plastics+and+replacement+materials

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