The 10th Public-Private Dialogue "Initiatives for Arteriovenous Cooperation Related to Plastics" was held.
J4CE continues to hold public-private dialogues as a forum for exchanging opinions to further develop the circular economy. A public-private dialogue was held online on July 18, 2023, with the theme which was highly requested by J4CE participating companies:
"Business collaboration among upstream and downstream companies and local governments working on plastic recycling in Japan"
Some selected companies and local government introduced their activities, followed by a panel discussion. Approximately 80 companies and organizations and 170 people (excluding organisers) participated in the webinar.
・“Overview and latest trends of the Plastic Resource Recycling Act” by Ministry of the Environment
・“Plastic resource recycling initiatives through public-private partnership” by Sendai City
・"About the process of obtaining “certification of recycling business plan (No. 2 certification) based on the new plastic law, future prospects and challenges” by Daiei Kankyo Co., Ltd.
・“RecyCreation: Horizontal recycling of refill packs and collaboration with other companies” by Kao Corporation
・ “PET bottle recycling initiatives aiming at sustainable society” by Suntory Holdings Limited
The discussion focused on the points and challenges of business collaboration in promoting plastic resource circulation while the above speakers being panelists.