Meeting Archive:
September Open Forum- EPR Evolving: Global Developments in Packaging Stewardship

Meeting Description:

Join the September Open Forum to hear an overview of the most momentous changes in extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging occurring around the globe. Victor Bell will cover recent developments in legislation from hotbeds including a special focus on Canada, South America and Russia, presenting insight on global directions in EPR legislation. Learn how these changes affect your company's activities and the impacts on EPR fee schedules. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a robust Q&A and discussion to understand the ways in which these global trends are moving and affecting packaging recovery and business considerations.

Date: Tue, Sep 8, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition
 Presenter Information
Victor Bell, President, EPI- Global environmental packaging & product stewardship consultants
Speaker Photo

Victor Bell is a Certified Packaging Professional with more than 20 years of experience with environmental issues associated with packaging and products. In 1998, Mr. Bell founded Environmental Packaging International (EPI), a consultancy that advises global brandowners and retailers on a wide range of environmental packaging and product stewardship issues. He served on the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Executive Committee in the past and participated in the ISO Packaging Standard Committee and Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability. Mr. Bell received his MMA (Marine Affairs) and BS (Natural Resource) degrees from the University of Rhode Island and an MS (Urban and Environmental Studies) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.