WORKSHOP Compostable Materials in a Circular Economy

This workshop precedes the 17th European Bioplastics Conference and aims to set up a dialogue with the Organics Recycling Industry and policy makers to understand where and how compostable materials can contribute to a circular economy. Presentations from three leading compost experts on their experiences in processing compostable materials will be followed by a panel discussion and a brainstorming session. The workshop will be hosted by BASF, Natureworks, Novamont and Futamura.

Date: 5 December 2022

Time: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin

Aim: Dialogue with Organics Recycling Industry on where and how compostable materials contribute to a circular economy

Target Audience: Composters, waste management, policy makers, bioplastics producers, converters, brand owners


  • Presentations on experiences in processing compostable materials
    • Marco Ricci, Composting and Biogas Association (CIC), Italy
    • Hubert Seiringer, Compost & Biogas Association, Austria
    • David Wilken, Compost Quality Assurance Organization (BGK), Germany
  • Panel discussion
  • Brainstorming sessions
    • What conditions need to be fulfilled to allow compostables in the organic waste bin?
    • How can partners in the value chain work together to increase quality and quantity of compost?
  • Wrap up of brainstorming and next steps

Workshop cost: 99€ + VAT*

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*Workshop ticket not valid for the conference