Call for papers for 24th ETRA Conference The 24th ETRA (European Tyre Recycling Association) Conference is calling for papers for its event that is taking place on 22-24 March 2017. '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. IMPACTPapeRec Project Conference Consumption of paper and board in the EU stands at 82 million tonnes, 58 million of which are recycled to make new paper and board products. 47 million tonnes are recycled in Europe and 11 in other countries, resulting in a paper recycling rate of 71.7% in Europe, according to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). Energy from Waste Conference 2017 Now in its 13th year, the Energy from Waste Conference is the premier conference in the UK and Europe driving new technology discussion, operational efficiency, best practice and compliance in the global energy from waste sector. BAMA Confirms 2017 'Introduction to Aerosol Technology' Course The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) is running its course providing an introduction to aerosol technology. The two-day course, taking place on 8-9 March 2017 at St Paul's Hotel in Sheffield, is designed to give a good understanding of how aerosols work, how the components, such as cans and valves, and the final product is manufactured, what affects the performance, as well as the environmental and regulatory considerations that need to be taken into account. ORG Conference 2017 - New directions and smarter practices Organics Recycling 2017 is the most important meeting place for anyone working in, or associated with, the organics recycling sector. This established one day conference, exhibition and gala dinner will once again bring the sector together to foster debate and interaction with peers and key decision makers. 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. 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. 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.