TEPPFA Forum 2014
Three main topics were covered during the first edition of the Forum.
Below, in blue, the publishable version of the PowerPoint presented by our speakers (please note that not all speakers authorised the publication of their presentations).
Workshop 1 Circular economy, Resource Efficiency and Waste
The EU considers its vision of a circular economy as being the logical solution for a resource-constrained world. It's a place where almost nothing is wasted, where the re-use and re-manufacturing of products has become standard practice and where sustainability is built into the fabric of society.
Moderator: Tony Calton, General Manager TEPPFA
- Gerald Feigenbutz, EPPA
- Karl Foerster, Plastics Europe,
- Antonio Furfari, PRE
- Piotr Barczak, European Environmental Bureau
- Brigitte Dero, VinylPlus
- Steve Tan, PVC4Pipes
- Vanya Veras, Secretary General, Municipal Waste
Workshop 2 TEPPFA and the challenges of the Industry
In this session we will look in more detail at the wide range of activities undertaken by TEPPFA covering the many different product applications where plastic pipe systems are used as well as other key areas directly a acting our industry such as standards, certification and health, safety and environmental issues.
- Rolf Mellink, Wavin
- Zoran Davidovski, Pipelife
- Henk Meerman, Tessenderlo
- Dom West, Aliaxis
- David Harget, Uponor
Workshop 3 Environmental Sustainability of Construction Products
Representatives of different Commission services (DG Environment and DG Industry), LCA practitioners, Industry representatives and academia will debate about environmental sustainability of construction products.
Moderator: Guido Axmann, Thema
- Carolin Spirinckx, VITO
- Christophe Sykes, CPE
- Tapani Mikkeli, DG Industry
- Michele Galatola, DG Environment
- Guy Castelan, Plastics Europe
Special Guest contributors: Gerald Feigenbutz,EPPA; Michael Spielmann, PE International; Karen Allacker, KU Leuven; Michael MacBrien, European Property Federation.