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RACE 4 America’s showcases an Impressive list of speakers and panelists from across the globe this year to discuss Recycling and the Circular economy

Petrochemical industry | 21 Oct 2021 IST | Polymerupdate.com
Polymerupdate and PWorld Technology Pvt Ltd in partnership with SPE Global, SPE Recycling and SPE India hosted RACE Americas on October 7-8, 2021 to highlight the pain points of the plastics recycling industry in the key markets of the Americas.

The RACE Americas conference was held under the theme 'Recycled Applications & Their Collective End-use'. The agenda focused on various interesting topics including Sustainable Development Trends in Rigid Packaging, Recycling & Circular Economy Transparency, Advanced Recycling: Reshaping the Recycling Landscape, Plastics Recycling, Upcycling, and Redesign in the BOTTLE Consortium, Closing the Leaky Fashion Loop: Comparison of Mechanical and Chemical Recycling, Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration to Solve Recyclability Problems, Circular Economy and Plastics Waste: the Case of Mexico, Closing the loop of WEEE plastics: a successful story of circular economy in Colombia and many more.

Discussions held at the conference highlighted 'Developing Circular Solutions in the Polymers Industry', reflected on the Impacts of Emerging Policy on Corporations and presented the U.S. Plastics Recycling Legislative Landscape. The live virtual conference followed a unique format blended with insightful presentations coupled with thought-provoking and engaging panel discussions.

In its first ever virtual format, the RACE Americas Conference attracted over 500+ attendees from across the world. In total 20 world-class speakers from a diverse range of sectors, geographies, and expertise converged at the RACE Americas conference to share their experiences and knowledge. Over the two-day event, delegates enjoyed the opportunity to network virtually, participate in interactive Q&A sessions and learn from engaging presentations which focused on key topics on Plastics Recycling and Circular Economy. Companies such as Arkema, Chevron Philips Chemical Co, PADNOS, UBQ, NGR, Berry Global, NREL, Resource Recycling and many more took part in exciting presentations and panel discussions. Sajjid Mitha, Founder & CEO of RACE Conferences while commenting on the success of the conference said, "RACE is not just a name but a movement that began in 2019 to create awareness on recycling and waste management through both physical and virtual conferences. With the success of RACE Americas, the sustainability event has become a leading global platform for plastics recycling professionals to present and network."

As RACE 4’s leg in Americas concluded, organizers, patrons and delegates have already started to get ready for RACE 4 Europe which will be held virtually on January 20-21, 2022. Patrick Farrey, SPE CEO added “Through the amazing work of RACE team producers and organizers, we have seen each RACE event grow in stature, bringing together recycling experts from around the world for peer-to-peer interaction and to share ideas focused on important topics that impact everyone on a global level.” SPE India’s President, Mr. Ramesh Parasuraman also added, “RACE 4 Americas highlighted the need for all the actors in the value chain, to come together and create sustainable framework for a circular economy to be achieved. RACE is making a difference in the ecosystem and educating the players in this sector with all relevant inputs from across the globe, and we are very excited for RACE Europe early next year."

Race Conferences is a platform where speakers present ways to help our planet heal through recycling and shifting from a linear to a circular economy. RACE conferences include discussions from a panel of experts, renowned and respected industry leaders and key decision-makers within the plastics ecosystem.
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