Peter SundtSecretary General at EPRO
Since 2005 Peter Sundt, has been the Secretary General of EPRO, European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations. Today EPRO has 25 Extended Producer Responsibility organisations as members from 18 countries. The aim of EPRO is to exchange best practice between its members and other partners within the field of organising plastic packaging and agriculture plastics recycling schemes.
Peter held the position as Managing Director for Plastretur from 1996 until 2005. Plastretur is the material company for plastic packaging and agriculture film in Norway.
Peter is partner and senior adviser in Mepex Consult AS, a Norwegian consultancy working within waste management, both in Norway and abroad. Peter is working on projects related to plastic recycling and take back systems as well as projects on marine littering and microplastics. He is also working on design for recyclability and use of recycled plastics in new packaging.
In 2017-2019 Peter was chairman of the Board for Handelens Miljøfond, the Norwegian Retailers Environmental fund. The ambition of the Fund is to increase resource efficiency, reduce littering and reduce the use of shopping bags.
Peter Sundt has a Lic. Oec. Degree from University St. Gallen in Switzerland.