How can Companies Work Together to Find a Solution to the Ongoing Plastic Waste Problem?

Monday, June 24, 2019 17:05 - 17:50

Each year, 400 million tonnes of plastic is produced and 40% of that is single-use plastic. More than 8 million tonnes of non-biodegradable plastic enter the world’s oceans. Packaging waste is an ongoing issue affecting governments, consumer’s perspectives and the media.

  • How do you react to public pressure on plastics?
  • How can you work with your government to find a solution?
  • What’s the best approach to bring awareness to employees and consumers?
  • How will the plastic waste issue look like in 5 years?

Dr Benjamin Punchard, Global Packaging Insights Director, Mintel

Chris Daly, VP Supply Chain Strategy, Transformation and Sustainability, PepsiCo Europe and Sub Saharan Africa

Dr Geoff Brighty, Technical Director , Plastic Oceans Uk

Attila Turos, VP Strategic Alliances & GM Diagnostics, Loop