Food contact materials (FCM) - Zero Waste Cities

 

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Food contact materials (FCM)

12th May 2020 · 2:00 PM (CET)

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This webinar will take a closer look at the issue of food contact materials and examine some key questions:

  • Introduction to the issue (with focus on packaging within food contact material)
  • Presentation of ZWE (draft) position, and engagement with other NGOs
  • Presentation of the phtalates project and of (first) results

Speakers

Justine Mailot

Consumption & Production Campaigner and Policy Coordinator of Rethink Plastic Alliance at Zero Waste Europe

Justine has an educational background in International, European and environmental law. She worked at the EU Unit of Greenpeace for four years on EU ocean and fisheries policy. After an eighteen month break travelling and getting involved in different small local projects, she joined Surfrider Foundation Europe, where she mainly worked on plastic pollution and contributed to the work of the Rethink Plastic alliance. Besides the work on plastics for the Rethink Plastic Alliance she joins our team on Consumption and Production where she will be leading our work on food contact materials, particularly the health impacts from single use packaging.

Raül Paniagua

Expert at Rezero

Raul hold a Bsc Engineering in Environmental Engineering at University of Barcelona. Within his professional career, he has worked in research and management projects in the area of waste treatment and prevention. In the last years, he has worked in project as Rewine (Re-use of glass bottle), Plastic on the spotlight and reports as Residu Zero, Current situation and indicators for the 2019 transition in Catalonia and Balearic Island.

Speaker to be announced

Jack McQuibban

Cities Programme Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe

Jack has an educational background in international relations having studied at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. For the past 5 years, he has worked for two different NGOs within the international development and sustainability sectors, helping to build movements and communities for change. He has led successful campaigns at the local level within the UK as well as at the global level at institutions such as the United Nations. Jack will be leading our work with municipalities, helping to connect members from across Europe to build and contribute towards the transition of cities towards zero waste strategies.

Why should you join?

  • Learn from frontrunners and high level experts without leaving your office
  • Understand how to design and implement successful zero waste programmes at the local level
  • Learn the stories behind the best practices
  • Be one step ahead with key conversations related to zero waste and circular economy strategies
  • Connect with like-minded local stakeholders

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Webinar features

  • Learn from frontrunners and high level experts without leaving your office
  • Understand how to design and implement successful zero waste programmes at the local level
  • Learn the stories behind the best practices
  • Be one step ahead with key conversations related to zero waste and circular economy strategies
  • Connect with like-minded local stakeholders

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A series of high level events aiming to help municipalities, waste professionals and community leaders to hear first hand experience about the best practices of Zero Waste.

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