The future of food contact: circular polystyrene

Find out why r-PS is the ideal recycling material for food packaging and where it is already being used.
Tobias Strasser and Jens Kathmann discuss recycled polystyrene suitable for food use and show why there are excellent opportunities for this material in a circular economy.

This recording provides information about:
  • The advantages of r-PS
  • Why using r-PS is a key factor for a circular economy
  • Initial applications for the material in the EU

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Jens Kathmann

Secretary General, Styrenics Circular Solutions

Jens Kathmann has been the Secretary General at Styrenics Circular Solutions since October 2018. Prior to this, he was Vice President Standard Products EMEA at INEOS Styrolution. He has held various managerial positions in Asia and Europe and boasts more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, including at BASF. Jens studied Applied Sciences at the Mannheim/Ludwigshafen University.


Tobias Strasser

Managing Director, Greiner Packaging, Diepoldsau

Tobias Strasser has been the Managing Director at Greiner Packaging in Diepoldsau, Switzerland, since 2011. He joined Greiner in 2002 and has held several management positions since then. He boasts more than 30 years of experience in the packaging and plastics industry.