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Holli Alexander

Holli Alexander

Strategic Initiatives Manager, Sustainability, Eastman

Holli Alexander, is the Strategic Initiatives Manager of Eastman. She translates the complexity of sustainability into tangible and actionable efforts. Her efforts today are focused on sustainability, circular economy, and advocacy. She has worked closely with plastic recycling for the last decade supporting collaborative system change. Holli currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Recycling Partnership, the US Plastics Pact, and as an officer for the PLASTICS Industry Association. She also represents Eastman in a variety of other external organizations including the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network, and the Association of Plastic Recyclers. Holli launched the ANSI US Technical Advisory Group for the ISO committee on Chain of Custody and co-authored a chapter on mass balance in Current Topics in the Circular Economy of Polymers which was published by the American Chemistry Society in 2021.

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Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Understanding the Role of Chemical Recycling in the Recycling World

Meeting Room 201 AB: Level 2

Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.
In order to meet demand for recycling hard-to-recycle plastics major companies are committing billions of dollars of investments into chemical recycling. While this industry is still in its infancy, it's important to understand how chemical recycling can effectively coexist with mechanical recycling. In this session, attendees will hear from two companies that are exploring this issue and what they see for the future of the industries.