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Material Stage[East hall 2]

Feb. 1, 2023 (Wed.)

The Circular Economy and Sustainable Materials

【Time】10:20-13:15

 
[Keynote Speech] Establishing a circular economy for waseted plastics through corporate collaboration of R Plus Japan Co.,Ltd.
10:20-11:00 Pre-Registration required Full
Venue: Material Stage[East hall 2]
Mr. Tsunehiko Yokoi

R PLUS JAPAN

Mr. Tsunehiko Yokoi

【Profile】

Joined Suntory Limited in 1984. Engaged in facility design engineer work such as brewery construction. After serving as the head of a beverage manufacturing company in Shanghai from 2010, since 2016 he has been responsible for the development and procurement of packaging materials as the general manager of the packaging materials division of Suntory Holdings Limited. Established R Plus Japan in 2020 as part of the packaging material development business, and continues to this day.


【Abstract】

Introducing the overview of the activities of R Plus Japan Co., Ltd., which was established with the aim of efficiently collecting, sorting, and reproducing for used plastics, which is a social issue. RPJ is a consortium led by all plastic-related value chain companies. We will also introduce highly efficient chemical recycling technology by Anerotech inc, which is the cornerstone of reproducing.

Market development of resource circulation platform for plastic material traceability
11:15-11:45 Pre-Registration required Full
Venue: Material Stage[East hall 2]
Mr. Ryuji Hamano

Mitsui Chemicals

DX Planning & Coordination Div DX Sector

Director

Mr. Ryuji Hamano

【Profile】

Joined Mitsui Chemicals, Inc formerly known as Mitsui Petrochemical Industries Co.,Ltd in 1991.
Participated in the market development of the plastic resource circulation platform (This is called: RePLAYER® blockchain platform) from October 2021.


【Abstract】

The problems caused by plastic waste are becoming more and more apparent-driving stronger calls than ever for society to shift to a recycling-based economy. Yet to make practical use of recycled raw materials, those involved need to be able to ensure traceability, such as by being able to specify the materials in use.
With the cooperation of IBM Japan, we Mitsui Chemicals built the resource circulation platform for plastic material traceability. At the venue, we will introduce the status of market development.

Approach to Plastic Resource Recycling and Case Studies of LION Corporation
12:00-12:30 Pre-Registration required Full
Venue: Material Stage[East hall 2]
Mr. Nobuhito Nakagawa

LION

Sustainability Promotion Department

Associate Senior Manager

Mr. Nobuhito Nakagawa


Background and future challenges for international standardization activities related to bioplastics.
12:45-13:15 Pre-Registration required Full
Venue: Material Stage[East hall 2]
Dr. Yorimasa Suwa

Japan BioPlastics Association

Advisor for International standardization

Dr. Yorimasa Suwa


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