International VDI Conference - Plastic Waste Recycling - October 21 – 22, Frankfurt 2014

Plastics recycling is widely accepted as a milestone on the road to zero plastics in landfilling. The international VDI conference Plastic Waste Recycling - Processing and new Applications - will cover available technologies to sort, process and transform plastic waste back into recycled plastic products. Expect discussions on reducing, reusing, recycling: How do plastics behave on different levels of the waste hierarchy, upcycling/downcycling: Does it exist at all? Get insights in new business models and means of an applications of recycled plastics.

Benefit from the following topics:

  • EU Legislation: What do we have to expect from Brussels?
  • Overview on Plastics waste management in Europe – Chances and Challenges
  • Ways to increase the plastics recycling targets in Europe
  • Eco-efficiency of plastic waste recycling
  • New challenges?!: How to deal with bioplastics
  • Processing of plastic waste: Transforming plastic waste into valuable material resources
  • Improve material properties

Conference chair is Dr. Michael Scriba, CEO, mtm plastics GmbH, Niedergebra, Germany.
Conference language is English.

As a member of Plastics Recyclers Europe you can benefit from a conference discount. Registration price is 1.290€.

Also, do not miss out on our workshop “Recycling Plastics - Technologies, Properties and Application” on October 23rd, 2014 in Frankfurt.

Here, members also benefit from a discount. Registration price for the workshop is 710€ for, package price (conference and workshop): 1.800€

Bookings must be made via the VDI team: Nora Breuker,, Phone: +49 211 6214-621



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The installed capacity for recycling flexible polyethylene (PE: PE-LD, PE-LLD PE-MD & PE-HD) has been increasing significantly over the last years.


The European plastics recycling industry welcomes and fully supports the Plastics Strategy published by the European Commission.