Agenda

Monday, September 16, 2024

9:00 AM
- 7:00 PM
Location: Arbor Registration Desk

1:00 PM
- 1:15 PM


2:15 PM
- 2:30 PM
Location: Arbor EFG
Learn about Danone’s strategic vision for the evolution of packaging, and design considerations for recoverability/sortation.

2:30 PM
- 3:15 PM
Location: Arbor Foyer
Leverage this networking time to participate in one-on-one meetings and collaborate with peers, experts, and suppliers from all facets the packaging industry.

3:15 PM
- 3:45 PM
Location: Arbor D
Examine the relationship between consumer behavior and sustainable packaging claims - including recyclability claims - across various retail categories, and learn key insights into how these claims impact purchasing decisions.

4:00 PM
- 4:45 PM
Location: Arbor EFG
This panel discussion will explore the specific supply challenges facing thermoform markets, and spotlight innovative solutions and collaborations that are being implemented to meet the growing demand for thermoform materials.

4:45 PM
- 5:00 PM
Location: Arbor EFG
This discussion will showcase how The Coca-Cola Company collaborates with universities, sporting arenas and live entertainment venues to become closed loop systems and bring us into a future of more sustainable events.

5:00 PM
- 6:30 PM
Location: Serenity Garden

Tuesday, September 17, 2024

6:00 AM
- 7:00 AM

7:00 AM
- 8:00 AM

8:00 AM
- 8:45 AM
This panel discussion will explore the machinery considerations that are essential when you transition to new packaging materials in your production line.
Location: Arbor EFG

8:45 AM
- 9:15 AM
Learn about advancements in monolayer tube design, and how technology is being used to improve collection and recycling systems for tubes.
Location: Arbor EFG


9:45 AM
- 10:15 AM
Learn about the challenges and opportunities in transitioning to paper packaging and get a better understanding of paper recycling data.
Location: Arbor EFG

10:30 AM
- 11:00 AM
Connecting packaging and recycling data standards across the value chain and across materials has applications from labeling claims to EPR reporting and beyond. Learn how industry-aligned data standards, collaborations, and tools are bringing connectivity and clarity to stakeholders across the value chain.
Location: Arbor D

Learn how to use the APR Design Guide to design plastics packaging for recyclability in North America, and to measure each aspect of a package design against industry-accepted criteria.
Location: Arbor C

The Flexible Film Recycling Alliance (FFRA) and their partner, Recycle Coach, will detail for audience members the process to educate and inform both consumers and retailers to ensure film is effectively collected, sorted, and reprocessed, to ensure recycling success.
Location: Arbor B

10:45 AM
- 11:30 AM
Leverage this networking time to participate in one-on-one meetings and collaborate with peers, experts, and suppliers from all facets the packaging industry.
Location: Arbor Foyer


12:00 PM
- 1:30 PM
Location: Serenity Garden

1:45 PM
- 2:30 PM
Join us for a panel discussion to learn about the range of advanced recycling technologies, how they can complement traditional recycling efforts, and how they can reduce waste going to landfills and help to meet the growing demand for recycled content in packaging by allowing for a wider range of plastics to be recaptured and remanufactured.
Location: Arbor EFG

2:30 PM
- 3:15 PM
Leverage this networking time to participate in one-on-one meetings and collaborate with peers, experts, and suppliers from all facets the packaging industry.
Location: Arbor Foyer

3:30 PM
- 4:00 PM

4:15 PM
- 4:30 PM
Learn how McCormick is addressing climate change and the need for circularity, in part through its packaging strategy and how it is incorporating PCR into package design.
Location: Arbor EFG

4:30 PM
- 5:00 PM
Although brand owners are focused on the safety, freshness, and sustained quality of their products, they are also aware of the need for sound end of life processes for all of the materials that package their products. Join PMMI for a first look at new data, as we seek to find out how the materials landscape is evolving.
Location: Arbor EFG

5:00 PM
- 6:30 PM
Location: Serenity Garden

Wednesday, September 18, 2024

6:00 AM
- 7:00 AM

7:00 AM
- 8:00 AM
Location: Serenity Garden

8:00 AM
- 8:45 AM
Location: Arbor EFG
This panel discussion is dedicated to examining real-world examples of the latest advancements and innovative strategies that can significantly increase collection capabilities of materials needed for PCR production.

8:45 AM
- 9:00 AM
Location: Arbor EFG

9:15 AM
- 9:45 AM
Location: Arbor B
Corporate commitments to use postconsumer recycled (PCR) content in their packaging create essential end-market demand to close the loop in a circular economy. The U.S. Plastics Pact created a publicly available PCR Procurement and Qualification Toolkit to help companies understand the complexities of sourcing and qualifying PCR.

Location: Arbor C
Learn how the Paper and Packaging Board is changing the narrative on pizza box recycling and diving into another product - paper cup recycling - to set the record straight on the recyclability of these items.

9:45 AM
- 10:30 AM
Location: Arbor Foyer
Leverage this networking time to participate in one-on-one meetings and collaborate with peers, experts, and suppliers from all facets the packaging industry.

10:30 AM
- 11:15 AM
Location: Arbor EFG
This panel discussion will explore the current landscape of glass recycling and its future potential, including collaborative efforts that are shaping the industry.

11:15 AM
- 12:00 PM
Location: Arbor EFG
Join AMERIPEN Executive Director Dan Felton for timely updates and a lively discussion about the emergence and implementation of new full program and groundwork packaging EPR laws across the country.

12:00 PM
- 4:00 PM
Location: Arbor B
Please stay after the Packaging Recycling Summit for a post-conference workshop lead by AMERIPEN and ReMA, to explore how packaging professionals and the recycling community can work together to close the gap between them in the interest of designing packaging for positive environmental impact.

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