CMT's 9th Asia PET, Polyester & Recycling Summit Draws PET Packaging Companies, Brandowners, Recyclers to Bali

CMT's 9th Asia PET, Polyester & Recycling Summit -- on 13-15 November, 2019 in Bali -- delves into PET recycling, regulations, recovery rates, waste collection infrastructure, use of recycled plastics and polyesters in branded merchandize and more.

BALI, Indonesia, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centre for Management Technology (CMT)'s summit starts with a Circularity Tour to Serangan Beach (understand ocean plastic waste problem and interact with local hero community), followed by visit to SMP Wisata Sanur (a waste management school) and finally a tour of Danone-Aqua's Recycling Business Unit in Tohpati Denpasar.

9th Asia PET, Polyester & Recycling
9th Asia PET, Polyester & Recycling

Day 1 features Corine Tap, Senior VP Aqua Indonesia/ Danone Water SEA, Danone Aqua sharing - 'Journey towards Zero waste by 2025 and how we intend to achieve this'. Plus, regional plastics waste management experts highlighting initiatives on improving recovery rates, upgrading waste collection infrastructure: Indonesia - The Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association (ADUPI); Taiwan - Da Fon Enviromental Technology Co.; Philippines - Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability (PARMS).

Other topics covered include:

  • Has the PET over investment cycle been reached? - Wood Mackenzie
  • Status of PET Recycling in Indonesia - PT Polindo Utama
  • Expanding PET recycling capacities in Japan to catch up with increasing demand - Kyoei Industry Co.
  • Developments in Thailand's packaging regulations in preparation for use of rPET for food contact - Food & Beverage Industry Association
  • Infinite recycling of PET: An innovative technology moving towards industrialization – Carbios
  • Optimising rPET content for brandowners - Visy rPLASTICS

Day 2 features Nexant's session on 'Bracing for China's massive PX capacities -- Can Asia's downstream PTA -- Polyester fiber markets absorb the new supply'.

IKEA of Sweden and IKEA Purchasing Service share how it is moving away from virgin fossil towards recycled polyester in textile applications while H&M Indonesia presents on 'Accelerating towards a sustainable fashion industry'.

Also contributing at the summit organized by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), are:

  • Jeplan - PET / Polyester Chemical Recycling Technology
  • ASM Mills - Upcycling Garment Waste and Used PET bottles to Close the Loop for Textile Production
  • Waste 2 Wear - Circular solutions for the textiles industry

Viscotec that is hosting a Networking Cocktail Reception also joins as an exhibitor along with Chang Woen Machinery and Tomra.

View program. Email Hafizah at or call +65 6346 9218 for details.

9th Asia PET, Polyester & Recycling is held in conjunction with RecyclePlast Asia.

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Source: Centre for Management Technology (CMT)