With polymer market and plastics processing industry developing dynamically nowadays, the problem of polymer waste collection and recycling and further using it as a feedstock for finished products is becoming especially burning – regarded both in economical and ecological aspects. PLASTIKS magazine regularly touches upon the problems mentioned above on its pages. Each year PLASTIKS devotes one issue to plastics recycling. Moreover, realizing at full the importance of professional live communication, PLASTIKS organizes an annual conference called RePlast. The conference is arranged for gathering together businessmen involved in plastics processing, recycling machinery producers, recyclers and recycled plastics suppliers, those, who deal with legislation, scientists, ecologists and people from waste-recycling organizations to discuss some important items and share experience. Key points discussed at RePlast are as follows: - polymer recycling in the world, CIS countries and Russia; - polymer waste collection and sorting technologies; - polymer consumer waste recycling abroad and in Russia: financing, experience, problems, perspectives; - technological polymer waste recycling: efficient and resource-saving technologies; - modern polymer recycling equipment; - additives for enhancing recycled feedstock properties - quality stability of products made of recycled plastics - recycled plastics: spheres of application and markets - foreign and domestic productions’ experience - state activities regulating polymer waste recycling - legislation regulating polymer recycling Our conference has its history. First RePlast took place during UpackPlastic-2003, with assistance of the show’s organizers. The second conference was organized by PLASTIKS magazine together with Messe Duesseldorf and took place during the 8th Interplastica, an international polymer industry show, in 2004. After that RePlast taking place during Interplastica show became a tradition. The fifth, anniversary RePlast will take place on January, 30, 2008, during the 11th Interplastica Show. We are happy to invite everybody who’s interested in polymer recycling to take part in the event. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact conference managers Tel./fax: + 7 (846) 276 40 45. e-mail: RePlast@plastics.ru - Eugenia Moshina Kubrina.firstname.lastname@example.org - Xenia Kubrina For more information please visit our web-site.