Okoljski dan


9:30 - 9:45 Introductory greetings Mag. Sonja Šmuc – General Manager, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Mag. Andrej Vizjak – Minister, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
9:45 - 10:05 Slashing Plastic Pollution and Breaking Away from a Throwaway Society:
Turning Science into Policy & Actions
Dr. Thomais Vlachogianni – MIO-ECSDE, Athens, Greece
10:05 - 10:25 Consumer’s and legal demand on single-use plastic packaging development Dr. Ulrike-Maria Gelbmann– University of Graz, Austria
10:25 - 10:35 Overview of SUPD legislative framework Tina Ajdič – ADS Insight, Brussels, Europe 
10:35 - 10:45 Maximization of reuse and recycling – European deposit systems as a tool for combating the single use plastic challenge Anna LarssonReloop Europe, Brussels, Belgium
10:45 - 10:55 Reduction of littering through the implementation of circular models for one way and refillable beverage containers – best practice from Lithuania Saulius Galadauskas - Lithuanian Brewers Association  
10:55 - 11:05 Q & A
11:05 - 11:25 PLASTIC QUIZ Andreja Palatinus – Gospodarska zbornica Slovenije
11:25 - 11:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:45 - 11:55 Research and good practice examples in the field of thermoplastic bio composites development and usage in Slovenia Maja Mešl – Faculty of Polymer Technology, Slovenia   
11:55 - 12:05 How to set up a package free shop and what to consider when founding a sustainable business 
Sarah Reindl – Dekagram, Austria (tbc)
12:05 - 12:25 Glocal Gourmet Perla experiences Martin Šabec - Perla, Hit Group, Slovenia
12:25 - 12:45 Overarching view on sustainability in Radenska ADRIATIC
Marián Šefčovič - Radenska ADRIATIC Radenska d.o.o., Radenci Slovenia
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:00 Workshop
“Challenges of the circular economy - cooperation of companies and research organizations”
(in English language)


The organizer reserves the right to change the program.



»Challenges of the circular economy - cooperation of companies and research organizations«

The circular economy (with a number of new directives) poses new challenges for companies. More attention than before will need to be paid to the use of recycled or reprocessed materials. The workshop is intended to connect companies and research organizations.