Forum waste / secondary raw materials (hall B4)

IFAT offers you an extensive professional supporting program, where renowned experts speak on cutting-edge topics and challenges. Engage in a direct dialog with the specialists in your industry and experience innovative solutions. As part of the trade fair activities, the supporting program is the place for you to receive first-hand news and trends in specialist lectures, panel discussions and company presentations and gain insights into international markets in our market.insights.

In the Waste and Secondary Raw Materials Forum, the focus is on the topics “Circular economy & resource efficiency", "Intelligent drives & zero emissions" and "Sustainable cities & communities”.

Admission to the forum is included in the IFAT ticket price. All events will be simultaneously interpreted into German and English.

The following topics and specials are covered:

  • EU Plastics Strategy—the implementation
  • Selected key raw materials for the industry
  • Waste management 2050—fundamental questions of modern waste management—is a waste-free society possible?
  • From yogurt cup to recycled product
  • Unpacking food waste—technical possibilities
  • Biowaste to biogas
  • Transparency in the logistics chain
  • Europe and waste—waste shipment 2020
  • PREVENT Waste Alliance—introduction and review of the first year since its foundation
  • Alliance for Development and Climate
  • market.insights.
    • Kuwait: waste plan
    • United Kingdom: resource and waste strategy
  • The circular economy: from theory to practice—a recycler’s perspective
  • Disruptive business models in waste management
  • Sector coupling, digitalization, flexibilization
  • Green Public Procurement—sustainable procurement, cheap or inexpensive?
  • Modern, environmentally friendly winter road maintenance
  • Intelligent, low-emission municipal vehicle technology
  • German Technical Instructions on Air Quality Control 2020—well prepared?
  • CO2 saving: no green steel without steel scrap
  • Smart waste and the clever bin
  • Digitalization in the circular economy

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