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Advanced Recycling Summit

August 29-30, 2023
Chicago, IL

Save the Date for Advanced Chemical Recycling 

Coming to Chicago, IL, August 29-30, 2023

Featuring high level presentations, interactive panels, and numerous networking opportunities!

Launching in 2023, Advanced Recycling Summit event will take place this August 29-30, 2023 in Chicago, IL at the Swissotel.  Advanced Recycling Summit will explore the landscape of chemical recycling, EPR’s potential impact for chemical recycling, circularity and climate change, the future of policy, how can we improve the current recycling infrastructure, the future of resins and more.

As the topic of recycling and sustainability continues to take over every conversation within the packaging industry, learn more about how chemical recycling is influencing the recycling conversation, how this will change the circular economy and how brands are starting get involved when striving for further sustainability goals. Advanced Recycling Summit will bring high level presentations, interactive panels, and numerous networking opportunities with attendees from across the plastics and sustainable packaging supply chains.


Why attend?
  • Discover the challenges and opportunities surrounding chemical recycling
  • Learn about the various technologies, systems and outputs available
  • Explore the future of advanced recycling
  • Learn how advanced recycling can create new opportunities
  • Network with industry experts from across the supply chain

Advisory Board

Holli Alexander - Eastman

Holli Alexander

Strategic Initiatives Manager, Sustainability at Eastman
Jesus Atias - Dow

Jesus Atias

Advanced Recycling and Bio Supply Associate Director for North America and Latin America at Dow
Jeremy DeBenedictis - Alterra Energy

Jeremy DeBenedictis

President at Alterra Energy
Tim Buwalda - Circular Matters

Tim Buwalda

Principal at Circular Matters
Shannon Crawford - WM

Shannon Crawford

Director of Recycling and Environmental Policy at WM

"[Smithers events are] informative, educational and provides a good opportunity for different industries to learn from each other." Blue Lake Packaging