The Spanish Association of Municipal Waste Packaging Recovery and Sorting Plants (ASPLARSEM) will hold its biennial seminar in Madrid on May 31st and June 1st. The event will feature the participation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment, along with other public authorities, organisations and companies operating in the sector.
At the end of May, the Spanish Association of Municipal Waste Packaging Recovery and Sorting Plants (ASPLARSEM) will bring together a large representation of the environment sector in Madrid to address the challenges of packaging management in the context of the Circular Economy, amongst other issues. The seminar, entitled “Packaging and Horizon 2020” will take place in Madrid at the Hotel Meliá Castilla on May 31st and June 1st.
The event will be inaugurated by the Secretary of State for the Environment, María García Rodríguez, and will feature the participation of Oscar Martín Riva, CEO at ECOEMBES; Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General for Environment of the European Commission; Diego Sanjuanbenito Bonal, Director General for Environment of the Autonomous Community of Madrid; Joan Piquer Huerga, Director General for Climate Change and Environmental Quality of the Autonomous Community of Valencia; María Cruz Ferreira Costa, representing the Directorate General of Environmental Quality and Climate Change of the Autonomous Community of Galicia; Luis M. Jiménez Herrero, president of the Association for the Sustainability and Progress of Societies (ASYPS), and Dr Alba Bala Gala, UNESCO Chair Researcher.
With a firm focus on the future of the sector, the event will feature two panel discussions entitled “The Transition to the Circular Economy” and “Packaging and Horizon 2020”. Representatives of the main enterprises operating in the sector, such as Ferrovial, FCC and Urbaser will also participate in these sessions.