Nowadays, it is allowed to use recycled plastic in packages intended to be in contact with food, following a series of specifications and requisites established by EU legislation. Using recycled material in these type of applications have environmental and economic benefits for such products.
In this new scenario, it is necessary to know the legislation regulating these applications, the requirements the suppliers must meet and the specifications customers may ask for.
- To identify EU legislation associated to the use of recycled plastics in food contact applications
- To analyse the specific requirements under this legislation.
- To discover what has to be changed, controlled, measured, analysed and registered to comply with the legislation.
- To understand and identify the different situations that may arise and how to solve each one.
_Manufacturers of food-contact plastic packaging.
_Recycling companies seeking new applications and/or clients for their materials.
Priority registration will be given to industrial companies and clients associated to AIMPLAS.
9:30 - 9:40h Welcome
9:40 - 10:40h Introduction to food - contact plastic legislation
10:40 - 11:00h Coffee break
11:00 - 13:30h Introduction to plastic recycling
Legislation requirements for recycled plastics in food contact applications
13:30 - 14:30h Lunch
14:30 - 16:00h Practical case studies 1:
Recycled material from industrial cut-offs
16:00 - 16:20h Coffee break
16:20 - 17:30h Practical case studies 2:
Recycled material from post-consumer wastes