This session will explore the role the food packaging industry can play in evolving the on the go culture and creating a circular economy for plastic. As the food packaging industry undergoes a period of major transformation, expert speakers will discuss the alternative solutions and approaches being developed, the importance of educating consumers and how this is redefining packaging for a more sustainable future.

Chair: Martin Kersh, Executive Director, Foodservice Packaging Association

11.00 - 11.05

Welcome from the chair

Martin Kersh, Executive Director, Foodservice Packaging Association

11.05 - 11.35

Panel: creating a circular economy for plastic

Oliver Rosevear, Energy and Environment Manager, Costa

Catherine Conway, Founder, Unpackaged

Shane Monkman, Senior Buying Manager, Packaging & Operations, Asda

11.35 - 11.55

BYO packaging: should the public embrace reusables?

Mark Hilton, Head of Sustainable Business, Eunomia


11.55 - 12.15

Next generation packaging: developments in paper-based packaging and bioplastics

Lorenzo Angelucci, MD, Transcend Packaging

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12.15 - 12.40

Case study: One Drinks 

Emily Frank, Marketing Manager, The One Brand

Chris White, CEO, This Way Up

12.40 - 12.45

Q&A and close of session


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