Paper Collection Strategies
Seminar in Sopron, Hungary, July 9, 2014


Speakers and Presentations

09:00—10:00 Registration and Coffee

The Dean: Dr. Tibor Alpár Graziano Elegir Lele

10:00—10:10 Welcome
Tibor Alpár, Dean of Faculty of Wood Sciences, University of West Hungary
Graziano Elegir, Project Leader EcoPaperLoop, Italy
István Lele, Paper Research Institute, University of West Hungary

The Simonyi Karoly Faculty of Engineering, Wood Sciences and Applied Arts (SKF) has a special place within Hungarian higher education. In addition to the nationally unique wood-related higher education that is offered by SKF and our other technical programs, the applied arts education started in the 1990’s, and the even newer IT training are also important. These three areas – technical sciences, information technology and arts – do not merely co-exist, but complement each other to allow the training of versatile and competent professionals.



10:10—10:40 Paper collection requirements of Hamburger Hungaria Ltd.
Attila Bencs, Hamburger Hungaria Ltd., Hungary

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vamosi10:40—11:10 Activities related to paper for recycling
in the National Waste Management Agency

Oszkár Vámosi, National Waste Management Agency, Hungary

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Reichenbach11:10—11:40 Role of collection systems and other approaches for improving paper recovery in Europe
Jan Reichenbach, INTECUS GmbH, Dresden, Germany

The presentation provides an overview on the variety of arrangements used in Europe to collect PFR from different sources. Trends in applying certain system approaches will be highlighted as will the effects on collection results.  Reference is also made to the influence of other framework conditions on the collection results.

Jan Reichenbach has about 18 years of experience in international consultancy and holds a Senior Consultant position with the INTECUS GmbH — Waste Management and Environment-integrating Management since 1998. He managed, supervised and provided technical input to a variety of projects implemented by multi-national consortia dealing with effective solutions for waste collection and implementation of waste charges, waste reduction programs, and the benchmarking and optimization of waste management operations.

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11:40—13:00 Lunch


13:00—13:30 Collection Systems for Paper for Recycling
in the Czech Republic

Lukáš Grolmus, EKO-KOM, Prague, Czech Republic

Collections systems for paper for recycling in Czech Republic — Description of the Waste Sorting and Recycling System in Czech Republic: The Czech system of packaging waste collection and recycling is on a high level and meets the EU targets. The Czech republic is in the overall recycling rate for packaging waste on 4th place in the EU, in recycling paper packaging waste is also 4th (93,5%). Actually, there are 71% of the population sorting the waste into the 241,000 special containers and 72% of all packaging put on the market is sorted and recycled.

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13:30—14:00 Different collection systems in Sopron
László Kosztka, Sopron and Region Waste Management System, Sopron, Hungary

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14:00—16:00 Brainstorming session including coffee break
• Collection systems and the quality of paper for recycling
• Communicating quality of paper for recycling
• Legislation aspects

lumer16:00—16:30 Paper and board collection and recovery at Kempten Waste Management Association
Karl-Heinz Lumer, Kempten Waste Management Association (ZAK), Germany

zakThe municipal Kempten Waste Management Association (ZAK Kempten) is responsible for collection and recovery of paper for recycling in the rural districts of Oberallgäu and Lindau as well as the city of Kempten. Mr. Karl-Heinz Lumer, General Manager of ZAK, presents an overview of the different ways to collect paper in this area. He shows details regarding paper composition and about costs and income for communities.

Kempten is the partner city of Sopron.

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Großmann16:30—16:50 Summary of the Brainstorming Session,
Conclusion of the Seminar
Moderator: Prof. Harald Grossmann, Technical University of Dresden, Germany



16:50—17:00 Final Remarks and Take-home Message
Graziano Elegir, Project Leader EcoPaperLoop, Italy


University of West Hungary, Ligneum Visitor Center, Bajcsy-Zs. u. 4, 9400 Sopron, Hungary


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