On 1 July, REACT Project Coordinator Roberto Vannucci (CENTROCOT), will speak at the webinar “Recycling of plastics. Towards a more sustainable plastic treatment in 2030”, which will bring insights from European research on the key role of recycling in the drive towards a more sustainable environment.

Participants will learn about the impacts of REACT and other EC-Funded projects such as NONTOX, PLAST2bCLEANED, CREAToR, CIRCULAR FLOORING, getting the chance to share their views on the topic.


Here below, the event’s agenda in detail:

10:00-10:05 Welcome and introduction

10:05-10:10 NONTOX: Toolbox of technologies to recycle the hazardous plastics. Muhammad Saad Qureshi, Senior Scientist, VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland and Project Coordinator at NONTOX EU project

10:10-10:15 PLAST2bCLEANED: recycling of ABS and HiPS, bromine and antimony trioxide from WEEE plastics, Esther Zondervan-van den Beuken, Senior Consultant Plastics at TNO and PLAST2bCLEANED Coordinator

10:15-10:20 CREAToR: Collection of raw materials, removal of flame retardants and reuse of secondary raw materials. Irma Mikonsaari, Project Manager at Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology and CREAToR Coordinator

10:20-10:25 CIRCULAR FLOORING: Recycling PVC from post-consumer flooring waste. Thomas Diefenhardt, Associate Scientist at Fraunhofer IVV and Circular Flooring Coordinator

10:25-10:30 REACT: Management of waste acrylic textiles coming from outdoor awnings and furnishing. Roberto Vannucci – Multisectoral R&I Dpt. Manager, CENTROCOT

10:30-10:35: Interactive polling with participants
10:35-11:45: Interactive panel discussion
11:45-11:50: Interactive polling with participants
11:50-12:00:  Wrap-up of main takeaways and Calls to Action


July 1st, 2021 – 10 AM – 12 PM CEST | FREE ADMISSION
More information is available on the event’s official registration page