Analysis Seminar of the new European regulation 1616/2022 on plastic food and beverage packaging made from recycled plastic 

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, AGMPM  and the European Organization of plastics recyclers (PRE, Plastics Recyclers Europe) held an educational webinar on the new European regulation 1616/2022 that refers to recycled plastic materials and objects, which are intended to be in contact with food. 

The invited speakers Mathilde Taveau (regulatory advisor Plastics Recyclers Europe) and Mireia Boada (Project Manager Recyclass) analyzed the structure of the new European regulation, described the intended applications (mechanical / physical / chemical recycling, closed collection and recycling systems etc.), quoted the new terminology, set the implementation timetable, highlighted the new legislative requirements, provided examples of declarations and finally described the certification process according to the recognized and well-structured Recyclass system. 

More than 120 industry executives attended the event and posed targeted questions to the panel of speakers. The event held in English was coordinated by Ms. Marina Fourtoulakis (QHSE manager K. Kanellakis SA) and Mr. D. Mantis (AGMPM chairman), was recorded and is available to AGMPM members and partners through the Association's Secretariat ( 

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