Crosstalks

27/03/2014 - Ocean plastic: From cleanup to new brand

Info

Date: 
27 Mar 2014
Place: 

Ecover Co-ordination Center NV, Steenovenstraat 1A, 2390 Malle

Part of project: 
2012-2014: PROGRESS IN PLASTICS
Programme: 

09.00-09.30h.: Registration & welcome
09.30-10.00h.: Opening by Crosstalks & Ecover + Film by marine researcher and activist Marcus Ericsen: Trash, Manufactured

SESSION 1: CLEANUP OF OCEAN PLASTIC

10.00-10.30h. - Peter Van den Dries (OVAM, BE): Regional Action Plan (OSPAR) and Flemish policy marine litter
10.30-11.00h. - Maria Westerbos (Plastic Soup Foundation, NL): Fishing for plastic
11.00-11.30h. - Jo Royle (co-founder Common Seas, ocean skipper and closed-loop designer, UK)
11.30-12.00h. - Bernard Merkx (Waste Free Oceans, NL): Fishing for plastic: socio-economic issues
12.00-13.00h. - Round table discussion

LUNCH

SESSION 2: OCEAN PLASTIC PRODUCTS

14.00-14.30h. - Andrew Hughes (Photographer, UK): Ocean waste and Gyre: the Plastic Ocean
14.30-15.00h. - Karlien Wouters (Fairtrade Max Havelaar, BE): Case from fair trade with focus on supply chain
15.00-15.30h. - Tom Domen (Ecover, BE): Ocean Plastic Concept & Branding focused on Ecover/Method
15.30-16.30h. - Round table discussion
16.30-17.30h. - Drinks and networking

Focus of the round table discussions: challenges, future opportunities and thresholds, logistics, supply chain (organization, control, other issues)

 

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Registration

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