Roundtable, Mumbai

PRS India Round Table 27th February 2024

Top industry experts gathered for the first Plastics Recycling Show India roundtable in Mumbai

Highlights included challenges, decentralisation of waste management, EPR, and much more. 

Fourteen stakeholders from the Indian plastics industry congregated on 27th February 2024 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, where they highlighted the challenges associated with collection, segregation and the securing of high quality feedstock for recycling in India, with specific focus on Maharashtra.

This roundtable was the first step in the attempt to engage stakeholders from across India to discuss and devise solutions in the plastics recycling revolution in India.

Speakers included:

Meenal Passi, Senior Director, Bureau of Indian Standards
Garima Mishra, Chief Advisor - South Asia, Alliance to End Plastic Waste
Pratibha Dewett, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lucro Plastecycle
Sameer Joshi PhD , Vice Chairman - Governing Council, INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE - IPI
Rishi Aggarwal, Founder and Director, Mumbai Sustainability Centre ♻
Mr. S.K. Ray, Honorary Secretary, India Centre for Plastics in the Environment
Deepak V. Mehta, Founder and Managing Partner, Leevams Incorporated
Murtaza Sadriwala, Trustee, Burhani Foundation
Rashi Agrawal, Director of Business Development - Sales, Banyan Nation Gurashish
Singh Sahni, Co-Founder and COO, ReCircle
Mr. Bhavin Bavishi, Project Manager, The Shakti Plastic Industries
Mr. Shivam Dwivedi, Bureau of Indian Standards
Spokerspersons from KBM Extrusions
Spokespersons from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation