Ep 29 – Understanding Plastics Waste Management with Dr. Sameer Joshi

In conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad on Packaging Talks, Sameer Joshi, Polymer engineer and holds a PhD on Waste Management, discusses various facets of Plastics Waste Management.

About Sameer Joshi

Sameer Joshi holds a degree in Polymer engineering in along with holding a PhD on Waste Management. He has been working in plastics, waste management and been supporting young Entrepreneurs who are dedicated to reduce Plastic pollution.

He is Fellow of Indian Plastics Institute and of Indian Institute of Valuers, Member Institution of Engineers India, and Senior Member Society of Plastic Engineers USA.

He holds expertise in Circular Economy, Recycling, EPR & Plastics, and has his own Plastic injection molding unit in Pune

He is an approved Valuer for Plant and Machinery and Hon. Treasurer Governing Council of Indian Plastics Institute, and Head Plastics Committee Material Recycling Association of India

Along with multiple feats, he also holds a Guinness World Book Record Holder for the world’s largest T shirt from plastic waste in 2018.

Other associations-
Member Advisory Committee CIPET-
Dept of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India
Member CSR Committee Assocham India
Member Industry academia Committee Amity University
Mentor International Council on Circular Economy
Signatory to Global Commitment to End plastic waste (Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation)
Member Global Partnership Marine Litter (UNEP)
Member Prevent Waste Alliance (Germany)
Global Advisor MSMECCII (India)

He has been a guide to students for their Masters and Ph.D. degree.

He has been on several committees of national and state level for plastic waste management. He has several publications and holds a patent, has been a speaker/ moderator at national and international conferences, besides being recipient of awards at state and national level.

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Dr. R. Rangaprasad, is currently Business Head, Packaging 360, a Mumbai based knowledge service provider vertical under Catalyzing New Technology (CNT) Expositions & Services LLP. Packaging 360 is a comprehensive knowledge sharing ecosystem for the Indian packaging industry (www.packaging360.in).

Dr. R. Rangaprasad is a chemical technologist by training having earned his Ph.D. (Tech) degree from UDCT (now ICT) in 1992.

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