Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns in Amsterdam on 19 and 20 June

The world’s largest event dedicated to plastics recycling, Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to the RAI Amsterdam from 19-20 June. “PRS Europe is set to be bigger and better event than ever in 2024 with over 450 exhibiting companies and organisations,” said Matt Barber, Global Events Director at Crain Communications. “We have a great mix of long-established and first-time exhibitors, with over 125 exhibiting for the first time this year.”

More than 60 speakers covering all the key issues facing the plastic recycling value chain in Europe and beyond will set the scene in the conference’s two theatres. Emmanuelle Maire, Head of Unit “Circular Economy, Sustainable Production and Consumption”, DG Environment, European Commission, and Tom Hesselink, Partner Transaction Services & Private Equity, Simon Kucher, will join Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe’s President, to kick off the conference. 

Throughout the two days, participants will get the chance to examine in-depth all the latest political, legislative, market and technological developments in plastics recycling. The recently passed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) will be under the spotlight with a dedicated session. Further sessions will explore measures to achieve recycled content targets and look at the latest advancements in chemical recycling. Running in parallel, panel discussions will promote the debate on possible strategies for enhancing and harmonising collection and sorting, design for recycling, and the latest updates on the advancement of plastics circularity on a global scale. Dedicated plastic streams focus sessions will tackle the challenges, issues and opportunities in the recycling of PET, PO films, PVC, HDPE, PP and ELV & WEEE. The winners the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2024 will be announced on 20 June, with all finalists being showcased in the exhibition.

“PRS Europe is an unmissable event for the industry in Europe, attracting each actor of the plastics recycling value chain,” said Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe President. “It is the perfect platform to explore cutting-edge technical innovations, track commercial developments, and stay up to date with the legislative landscape for plastics circularity.”