A Circular Economy for Plastics in Canada & the Netherlands

Online | 5th of April 2023

Interested in Circular Plastics? Join us virtually at our upcoming Zoom webinar to learn more about current policy approaches and market opportunities in the Netherlands and in Canada. The session will be hosted by Holland Circular Hotspot in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto, Canada.

Our aim is bringing together policy experts, scientists and entrepreneurs across the Dutch and Canadian value chain to discuss the current trends, challenges and developments in circular plastics. Through a panel discussion and Q&A with the live audience, we will also explore collaboration opportunities between both countries.

Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with senior experts and learn more about what it takes to implement a circular economy for plastics.

Register below!


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Event Agenda

More speakers will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

16:00 CEST / 10:00 EDT Opening by Ruben Dubelaar, Senior Advisor International Strategy, Holland Circular Hotspot

16:04 / 10:04 EDT Welcome Words by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto, CAN

16:08 / 10:08 EDT Keynote Speech on Waste Management & Plastics Policies in Canada by Colin Isaacs, Executive Director at Canada Circular Hotspot

16:15 / 10:15 EDT Current Developments: Banning Single Use Plastics (SUP) in EU by Arnoud Passenier, Strategic International Advisor at International Department Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, NL

16:20 / 10:20 EDT Exploring latest Technological Trends for improved plastics reuse and recycling with Dr. Esther van den Beuken, Principal Consultant Circular Plastic at TNO, NL

16:30 / 10:30 EDT Showcasing Best Practices in Circular Approach Plastics in NL / CAN with Harmen Otten, Project Manager at Van Werven Recycling

17:45 / 10:45 EDT Panel Discussion with live Q&A

17:00 CEST / 11:00 EDT Outlook and Closing Remarks