SINTAC PARTICIPATES IN THE CONVENTION ON THE NEW EUROPEAN PLASTICS STRATEGY HOSTED AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF ITENE

By 2030, all plastic containers marketed within the European Union will have to be reusable or will be required to have the capacity to be recycled in a cost-effective way. Furthermore, more than 50% of the plastic waste generated in Europe, will have to be recycled.

Teresa Martínez, the Project Director of SINTAC RECYCLING, participated in the Conference organized by ITENE on the European Plastics Strategy. The Conference took place on June 20, 2018, at the headquarters of ITENE, located in Paterna.

During the event, Teresa Martínez pointed out that SINTAC has three basic ingredients in mind to move towards the circular economy: international cooperation, providing continuous quality products and services, and lastly, the involvement of the entire plastics value chain.

The value and importance of recycled plastic for the circular economy and both the challenges and opportunities for the packaging sector, have been the principal topics covered in the conference of ITENE. The event was attended by, among others, the General Director of Climate Change of the Valencian Community, Joan Piquer; the President of the Spanish Institute of Packaging, Pedro Ballester; and Teresa Sebastiá, coordinator of the area of ​​companies of ECOEMBES .

During the presentation, Joan Piquer, General Director of Climate Change and Environmental Quality of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment, explained that the new strategy for plastics raises the need to rethink and improve the plastics value chain and promote greater cooperation among all key stakeholders; from plastic producers to recycling companies, retailers and consumers.