'Towards Circular Economy' is the theme of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 Taking the theme of 'Towards Circular Economy', the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will examine the key sustainability challenges for PVC when representatives from the entire industry value chain meet in Berlin, Germany on May 10 and 11 2017. Northern Ireland & Ireland sees inaugural waste management showcase The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (NI) is launching its 2017 Conference and Exhibition to the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Sprucefield in Northern Ireland. Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2017 Visitors can now register online to attend the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRS), the free-to-attend pan-European exhibition and conference taking place at the new venue of the RAI Amsterdam on 29-30 March 2017. Quality First Recycling Conference In 2016 the Recycling Association launched the Quality First campaign to highlight the problems many UK organisations are experiencing when sourcing and supplying quality recycled materials. BAMA Innovation Day BAMA has announced a new event for 2017 - the British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association Innovation Day. The event, the first of its kind, will welcome both members and non-members of the Association and is FREE of charge for all attendees. The aim is to celebrate recent innovations throughout the aerosol industry. Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2017 European Plastic Converters (EuPC), with support from Polymer Comply Europe (PCE), is going to hold a Food Contact Plastics Seminar with a particular focus on assessing and managing risks: recent and upcoming developments. Southern Sustainability Partnership 2017 one-day conference The Southern Sustainability Partnership invites businesses to join them for the 2017 one-day Conference in April. The conference is designed to encourage smarter thinking and the adoption of procedures that will strengthen businesses through controlling costs, retaining customers, completing tenders and attracting quality, motivated staff. It is designed to highlight how adopting a greener strategy will future-proof organisations and create a solid platform for growth. EuPC and ANAIP unveil 2017 joint annual meeting The Spanish Association of Plastics Converters (ANAIP) and the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) will join forces in staging the 60th anniversary of ANAIP and the annual meeting of EuPC? in Madrid on 1-2 June. Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2017 Plastics Recyclers Europe Annual Meeting gathers every year around 200 delegates, high profile speakers, representatives of the EU Institutions, member states, representative of the whole plastic value chain (recyclers, collectors, sorting companies, converters, raw materials producers, brand owners as well as academics and decision makers), as well as NGOs and academics. RWM 2017: One Planet Living The RWM exhibition will take place from 12-14 September 2017, at the NEC Birmingham. Run in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the event will feature dedicated energy, water and waste zones, interconnected discovery trails, and seminar theatre sessions – all with a fresh look and feel thanks to RWM’s new branding. 22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling 2017 The next congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organised by ICM AG will be held from 20-22 September 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in Lisbon, Portugal. Lucy Siegle to chair at RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference 2017 Cross-sector recycling organisation, RECOUP, has announced that its 2017 Conference will be held at the Kingsgate Conference Centre in Peterborough on Thursday, 28 September 2017.