Steel for packaging, a pioneer of circular economy: Good practices in separate collection, sorting and recycling of steel for packaging

APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel) and the Parliament Magazine, are organising a high-level conference focused on the advancement of good practices in recycling of steel for packaging.
The conference will take place on Wednesday 11 April 2018, Thon Hotel EU, from 09:00 to 17:00 followed by an evening reception until 18:30.

The theme of this event will focus on the role of recycling in the transition towards a more circular economy in Europe. Specific attention will be given to how policymakers and stakeholders can work together to fully close the loop on steel packaging recycling in all countries in Europe. This will be illustrated by concrete examples drawn from the APEAL White Book of good practices in collection, sorting and recycling of steel packaging.

Our speakers include:

  • Nils Torvalds MEP (ALDE, Finland)
  • Tibor Szanyi MEP (S&D, Hungary) 
  • Gwenole Cozigou, DG Grow, European Commission
  • Julius Langendorff, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Eve Tamme, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU
  • Stephane Tondo, APEAL
  • Joachim Quoden, Expra    
  • Ella Stengler, CEWEP      
  • Bill Boyd, Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA)
  • Clare Broadbent, Worldsteel
  • ​Giovanni Cappelli, Anfirma
  • ​Geert Bergsma, CE Delft
  • Lucien Debever, every can counts
  • Alain D'Haese, FEA European Aerosol Federation​
  • Alexis Van Maercke, APEAL     

The objective is to highlight the importance of the circular economy for Europe and how, if Europe is to move towards a more resource efficient future, recycling will be crucial in helping EU member states to achieve the objectives of the circular economy package.

For further information and to register your interest, please contact the events team: | 0044 207 593 5672

APEAL - the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging is a federation of four multi-national producers of steel for packaging (ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel, thyssenkrupp Rasselstein, U.S. Steel Košice). In total, these four companies employ over 200,000 workers in Europe. Founded in 1986, APEAL represents today about 95 per cent of the total European production of steel for packaging.

Steel is a unique packaging material, combining exceptional performance capabilities with unrivalled environmental credentials. Strong, formable and long-lasting, steel offers numerous benefits for the safe packaging of a wide variety of products - food, beverages, personal care products, household and automotive care products, industrial products and paints, giftware and promotional products.

Steel packaging’s unique preservation qualities play an important part in preventing food waste at all stages in the supply chain.

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Date & time
11/04/2018 07:00:00 - 11/04/2018 16:30:00
Thon Hotel EU
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