CPIA Webinar: From Problem to Opportunity The New Paradigm for Polystyrene Foam Packaging Recycling - March 8, 2012

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association and the Recycling Council of British Columbia presented


From Problem to Opportunity The
New Paradigm for Polystyrene Foam Packaging Recycling
March 8, 2012

British Columbia’s Recycling Regulation will change the face of the provinces’ material recovery programs for printed materials and packaging. The new dynamics will demand that efforts to recover plastics packaging be intensified to meet regulatory objectives. That means yesterday’s challenges are today’s opportunities. Advancements in technologies and new markets are driving recycling of a broader range of non-bottle rigid plastics packaging. This webinar will focus on Polystyrene Foam, a substantial component of the commercial and residential non-bottle plastics packaging stream.

In British Columbia informed stakeholders will be best positioned to benefit from the new rules, implement new technologies, create productive partnerships and broaden service offerings.

Presentation

Presentation by David Thompson (pdf format)

View the Archived Webinar Presentation 

Moderated by: Craig Foster, CPIA, BC Plastics Post-Use Recovery Consultant

Presented by: David Thomson, consultant to the CPIA on post-use plastics recovery, will share CPIA’s collective PS Foam recovery learning’s from projects across Canada.  David’s expertise includes 5 years as president of the Canadian Polystyrene Recycling Association in Mississauga, ON. Participants will have a unique opportunity to draw on his experience.