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Online Event: Circular Economy: Are we delivering?

22 March 2021 – 16h to 17h45 CET


Recyclers’ Talks #1




Moving towards a circular economy and climate neutrality is a must. Yet, delivering on these objectives require more than simply ambitious targets but effective measures to transition towards a greener and more resilient industry. Recycling plays a key role by closing the loop and thus saving both valuable resources and substantial amount of greenhouse gas emissions. Join Recyclers Talks #1 to discuss what needs to be done to deliver on Europe’s Green Agenda.


Keynote Opening Interventions with Q&As from the audience (16h00 – 16h30)

  • Cinzia VEZZOSI, President of EuRIC – Opening Words

  • Maria SPYRAKI, Member of the European Parliament, Co-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’

  • Mattia PELLEGRINI, Head of Unit, DG Environment, Waste Management and Secondary Materials, European Commission

Panel Discussion with Q&As from the audience (16h30 – 17h35)

  • Catherine CHABAUD, Member of the European Parliament

  • Stephane ARDITI, Director of Policy Integration and Circular Economy, EEB

  • Emmanuel KATRAKIS, Secretary General of EuRIC

  • Olivier FRANCOIS, Director for Development of the Galloo Group, Vice President of EuRIC

  • Hans van de NES, President of EuRIC Paper Recycling Branch

Concluding remarks (17h35 – 17h45)

  • Jan HUITEMA, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur for the own-initiative Report on the new Circular Economy Action Plan

The event will be moderated by Kira TAYLOR, Journalist @ EURACTIV


22 Mar 2021


4:00 pm - 5:45 pm