The Knowledge Transfer Network
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 from 08:00
to 11:15 (GMT)
Peterborough, United Kingdom

The speakers will focus on the agriculture sector, highlighting the environmental effects and discussing solutions to reduce single use plastics, for example, silage wrap, silage sheets, bale net, bale twine, mulch film, greenhouse film, tunnel film, food packaging and labelling.


  • 8:00am: Registration, Breakfast, Networking
  • 8:30am: The Circular Peterborough Initiative – Trevor Gibson, Project Lead
  • 8:45am: “Working sustainably with plastics: innovations and funding opportunities supported by government”, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) – Veronica Sanchez Romaguera, Knowledge Transfer Manager for Circularity and Smart Functional Materials
  • 9:15am: RECOUP - Stuart Foster, CEO
  • 9:30am: Agricultural Plastics Europe (APE) - Carlo Banchero, UK project manager
  • 9:45am: VIRIDOR - Marcus Du Pree Thomas
  • 10:00am: Simon Fisher, National Farmers Union
  • 10:15am: Environment Agency - Fiona Tovey
  • 10:30am: Understanding the challenges with Agri. plastics - group discussions
  • 11:00am: Actions for attendees to take forward
  • 11:15am: Event close, further networking


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