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Videos are now online! CHINAPLAS x CPRJ Plastics Recycling & Circular Economy Conference hailed great success
Source:Source: CPRJ Editorial Team    Editor:(SC)    Date:13.Jun.2019

CHINAPLAS x CPRJ Plastics Recycling & Circular Economy Conference and Showcase was successfully held at Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel, Guangzhou, China on May 20.

The conference looked at the key issues that concern the plastics industry players in the new era of circular economy, and how they can advance their business under the world trend of resources saving.

It welcomed over 450 experts and professionals from renowned enterprises and organizations, in which 18% of them were from overseas. They included UNEP Basel Convention Regional Center for Asia and the Pacific, EUROMAP, CEFLEX, Unilever, Nestle, IKEA, P&G, Adidas, Logitech, Johnson & Johnson, Colgate, Amcor, etc.
 The conference welcomed over 450 experts and professionals from renowned enterprises and organizations, which 18% of them were from overseas.
The conference welcomed over 450 experts and professionals from renowned enterprises and organizations.

In order to promote sustainability messages to a wider audience, the organizers have arranged an online live broadcast. In addition, as one of the organizers, CPRJ conducted interviews with domestic and overseas representatives. The videos were uploaded on the live broadcast platform.

Keynote speeches shed light on hot topics

In the morning session, Stanley Chu, Chairman, Adsale Group, kicked off the Conference with his welcome remarks.

He pointed out that the global plastics value chain is restating its commitment to circular economy, and further working on the rational use of plastic as well as recycling. 


Stanley Chu, Chairman, Adsale Group.

Numerous keynote speakers were invited to share their valuable experience and insights on the latest trends and innovative technologies.


The first speaker on stage was Nana Zhao, Assistant Director, UNEP Basel Convention Regional Center for Asia and the Pacific. In her presentation, she introduced the developments and trends of international management of marine and plastic waste.


Nana Zhao, Assistant Director, UNEP Basel Convention Regional Center for Asia and the Pacific.

Watch the presentation of Nana Zhao: 
https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30856956/1558313720_1558315310.mp4

Ina Vettk?tter, Project Manager Communication, EUROMAP, shared the case studies of plastics material flow and post-consumer plastic waste recycling in Germany and Europe.

“In 2017, Germany recovered 99% of post-consumer plastics, including energy recovery and plastic recycling. It has the best plastic recycling rate in Europe,” she mentioned.


Ina Vettk?tter, Project Manager Communication, EUROMAP.

Watch the presentation of Ina Vettk?tter (English)https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30856956/1558315420_1558316665.mp4


Jeff Liu, Senior Manager, Market Development and Technical Support, Petrochemicals, Asia, SABIC, shared his insights on how to make a world of difference together.

He highlighted SABIC's strategies in the plastics recycling economy, as well as related technological innovations and contributions to sustainable development throughout the life cycle.



Jeff Liu, Senior Manager, Market Development and Technical Support, Petrochemicals, Asia, SABIC.

Watch the presentation of Jeff Liuhttps://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30856956/1558316705_1558318112.mp4

In his presentation, Michael Sheng, Secretary-General, China Resource Recycling Association Replas Branch, illustrated how recycled plastics industry helps circular economy and environmental protection.

Michael Sheng, Secretary-General, China Resource Recycling Association Replas Branch.

Watch the presentation of Michael Shenghttps://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30856956/1558320220_1558322823.mp4


Meanwhile, Penny Peng, Director of Sustainability Division, Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co., Ltd., discussed how high-quality recycling integrates recycled plastic products into every aspect of our lives.

Penny Peng, Director of Sustainability Division, Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co., Ltd.

The morning session was rounded off with the presentation of Dr. David Kusuma, Vice President, Research and Product Innovation, Tupperware Brands Corporation, on the topic of “Designing sustainable products in the age of new materials and technology”.

He said: “While focusing on adopting new technologies to improve the quality of life of our customers, we also need to concentrate on how to optimize the use and manufacturing of materials and how to better educate consumers on responsible use and consumption.”


Dr. David Kusuma, Vice President, Research and Product Innovation, Tupperware Brands Corporation.

(Watch the video interview of Dr. David Kusuma (English) https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/lkrSKdz98XwUaCkX_h2ChnhmxiC4


Victor Wang, Secretary-General, China Plastic Recycling Association of CRRA, was the moderator of the morning session.



Participants paid attention to the speakers' presentations.

A group photo during the morning session.

Concurrent forums and events

In the afternoon, three parallel sub forums were held concurrently, focusing on different topics:

  • Material Science for Sustainability
  • Recycling Technology
  • Environmental Packaging

Around 30 expert presentations of speakers from prestigious companies and associations discussed the latest applications and technologies trends in depth. They included: Logitech Far East, Dow, Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment, ExxonMobil Chemical, China Synthetic Resin Supply and Sale Association Recycled PET Branch, EREMA, Zhuhai Gree Green Renewable Resources, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, NatureWorks, etc.

Dr. Hank Han, Head of CMF, Logitech Far East Limited shared his insights on EcoDesign.

Suny Markose, Asia Pacific Recycling Commercial Director, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Dow, discussed on the topic of “Don’t let it go to waste: Enabling Recycling for a Circular Economy”.

Dr. Jady Xu, ADT Chair, ExxonMobil Chemical introduced the way to rethink recycle with Vistamaxx performance polymers.

Michael Heitzinger, CSO/Co-manager to CEO, EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H., explained why circular economy is the future and introduced the existing cases in Europe.

Jet Chang, Vice President, Circular Economy, Asia, TOMRA Group, illustrated how technology drives circular economy revolution.

Janny Zou, Field Technical Service Director, Amcor (China) Investment Company Limited, presented some case studies on Amcor's eco-friendly packaging solutions.

Other presentations and interview videos : 

【Presentation (English)Steve Davies, Vice President - Performance Packaging, NatureWorks LLC

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857014/1558336380_1558337570.mp4

【Interview video of Steve Davies (English)

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/lgYX_kurhb-V_5iNQ0VKqXBZIQk8

【Presentation】Yu Zheng, China Representative Agent for Sorema Company, Sorema div. of Previero N. srl

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558342190_1558343187.mp4

【Presentation】Gao Yang, Communication Manager, Ellen Macarthur Foundation

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.11196045/1558406229_1558408286.mp4

【Presentation】Janny Zou, Field Technical Service Director, Amcor (China) Investment Company Limited

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857014/1558340870_1558342523.mp4

【Presentation (English)Michael Heitzinger, CSO/Co-manager to CEO, EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558332917_1558334724.mp4 

Interview video of Michael Heitzinger (English) 

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/liNTh6aT3jwhg0sbEKoh4I2EwYHb

【Presentation (English)Dr. Andrea Rigliano, General Sales & Marketing Director, Bandera Luigi Costruzioni Meccaniche SPA

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857014/1558333171_1558335067.mp4

Interview video of Dr. Andrea Rigliano (English) 

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/ljn_AWmOzZC3DOzDPB9d3qfnUdLs

【Presentation (English)Richard Horne, Vice President Marketing Centre Packaging, Borouge Pte Ltd. 

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857012/1558344326_1558345585.mp4 

【Presentation】Congwu Zhang, Marketing Director&New Material CTO, Zhuhai Gree Green Renewable Resources Co.,Ltd.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558340961_1558342140.mp4        

【Presentation】Youhua Bian, General Manager, Jiangsu Aceretech Machinery Co., Ltd.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558343212_1558344260.mp4

【Presentation (English)Fredrik Holst, Product Manager, Rondo Plast

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857012/1558339010_1558340800.mp4

【Presentation】Jason Dong, Senior Product Manager, R&D Dept., Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Ltd.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857012/1558334135_1558335670.mp4

【Presentation】Jennifer Jiang, General Manager, Xiamen Luhai Pro-environment Inc.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857014/1558342563_1558343670.mp4        

【Presentation】David Lo, Marketing Manager, POLYSTAR Machinery Co., Ltd.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558337745_1558339270.mp4

【Presentation】Jerry C.H.Shih, Deputy Manager, R&D Center, Da Fon Environmental Technology Co.,Ltd. 

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558331453_1558332825.mp4

【Presentation】Jet Chang, Vice President, Circular Economy, Asia, TOMRA Group

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558344290_1558345430.mp4

Interview video of Jet Chang

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/lpzhjIe8G18Q2F8Bralwy2NRWaYk

【Presentation】Xiaoxiong Liu, Technical Support Engineer, Wittmann Battenfeld (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857013/1558336390_1558337710.mp4 

【Presentation】Seah Kian Hoe, Managing Director, Heng Hiap Industries Sdn Bhd

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857012/1558340890_1558342063.mp4      

【Presentation】David Cao, President / General Manager, China Synthetic Resin Supply and Sale Association Recycled PET Branch / Veolia Huafei

https://vcdn.xiangbojiubo.com/recordings/z1.vcdn.30857012/1558342193_1558344305.mp4

(*All videos are in Mandarin, unless otherwise specified.)

Meanwhile, some leading suppliers demonstrated their state-of-the-art solutions to the audience at the product showcase concurrently staged, including: SABIC, Kingfa, POLYSTAR, EREMA, Dow, ExxonMobil Chemical, Wittmann Battenfeld, Bandera, TOMRA, etc.

Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co., Ltd.

POLYSTAR Machinery Co., Ltd. 

EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.

ExxonMobil Chemical.

NatureWorks LLC.

In addition, under the arrangement of the organizers, the business matching service was provided for the whole day.

For more information about CHINAPLAS X CPRJ Plastics Recycling & Circular Economy Conference and Showcase, please visit: https://www.adsalecprj.com/Conference/lang-eng/RecyclingConference2019/index.aspx.

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