Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge Webinar Workshops - Recordings Available

Posted on: 22/06/2020

UKCPN held a series of workshops to generate support for the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging challenge.


The UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN) & KTN held a series of workshop webinars in order to generate support and collaboration for the upcoming ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge funding competitions which will launch in Summer 2020.


The recordings from each of these sessions are available to watch back now here.


The events covered the scope of the ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastics Packaging (SSPP) Challenge and the WRAP Pact targets. The events outlined the SSPP Challenge – a £60m business grant support initiative from UKRI.


The following recordings are available:

24th April 2020 – How is Covid-19 affecting your ability to innovate towards zero plastic waste?
30 April 2020 – Realising food grade PP in the UK marketplace
07 May 2020 – Compostable packaging – what are the solutions for End of Life?
21 May 2020 – Low carbon non fossil polymers for packaging applications
28 May 2020 – Business models leading to reduced waste plastic going to landfill
04 June 2020 – Behaviour change leading to less packaging waste
11 June 2020 – Marking and tracking of packaging to make the supply chain more sustainable
18 June 2020 – Solutions for Films and flexibles in packaging applications
25 June 2020 – Packaging solutions suitable for reuse, refill and online delivery


In order to assist the community in collaborating virtually the UK Circular Plastics Network has set up a video enabled meeting and collaboration platform for members of UKCPN to use at no cost. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the series of collaboration workshops that will build consortia into the upcoming competitions in the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge. Please join here.

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