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 plastic–replacement 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!
Circular Economy Club Helsinki / Lucrativo Sustainable Solutions, co-hosted with FCG Finnish Consulting Group
Sonja Miettinen, General Manager Lucrativo Oy/Ltd, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 50 577 4228
Jutta Laine-Ylijoki, Leading Adviser, Circular Economy, FCG, email@example.com, tel. +358 40 522 8580
Date and time
Wednesday 5 June: 10.00-12.00
Meeting Park Forum, Mannerheimintie 20 B, 6th Floor
Maximum number of participants: 75
Deadline for registration: 25 May 2019
More information about the event: https://www.lucrativo.fi/EN/2/WCEF+Side+Event+Plastics+and+replacement+materials