GREEN CHEMISTRY: Tackling the plastic pollution challenge?

Guest Panellist

Dr. Ir. Willem SederelChair, Biobased Delta (Netherlands)

Time & Location

Wednesday: 10.15 to 11.15, Stage 1

About this session

The session will explore emerging technologies addressing the plastics pollution problem. It will consider topics such as: the role of bio based plastics, the potential for chemical recycling, and innovative plastic substitutes.

Crucially, we will address current confusion over terminology (biobased, biodegradable, compostable), the challenge language poses to industry and how this is being addressed.

10.00 – 10.15:  

KEYNOTE:  Dr Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO of BioVale sets the scene with an introductory talk

10.15 – 11.15:

PANEL DISCUSSION plus Q&A: Tackling the plastic pollution challenge?

Panellists include:

Dr. Ir. Willem Sederel, Chair, Biobased Delta (Netherlands)
Dr. Mark Gronnow –  Process Development Unit Leader, Biorenewables Development Centre (York)


Panellist Bio