Seminar on Polymer Recycling

3rd June 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Thursday 3rd of June 2021

Delivered online



8.30 am – 8.45 am Arrival of Participants
8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome Address & Introduction of Presenters

Prof Sagarika Ekanayake,

(President, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon)

9:00 am – 9:40 am Introduction to Sri Lankan polymer recycling

Dr Anver Dole

(Past president, Plastic and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka, Past president, Institute of Chemistry,Ceylon)


9:40 am – 10:20 am Plastic Recycling

Dr Randika Jayasinghe 

(B.Sc. (Hons) (USJP), Ph. D. (Western Australia), Department of Bio systems Technology, Faculty of technology, USJ)

10:20 am – 11:00 pm




Rubber Recycling

Mr Hema Narangoda

(Consultant,Faculty of technology, USJ)


11:00 pm – 11:40 pm Current trends in polymer recycling

Dr Shantha Egodage

(Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Moratuwa)



11:40 pm – 12:20 pm Challenges in polymer recycling

Dr Sulashi Samarasinghe

(Department of Polymer Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura)


12:20 pm – 12:30 pm    Concluding

Moderator: Dr Thilini Gunasekara 

Senior Lecturer
B.Sc. (Colombo), Ph.D. (Bowling Green Ohio, USA) 



Registration Payment Fee:


Registration IChemC Members Non Members Undergraduates
Regular (after 25th of May ) Rs. 2000 Rs. 2500 Rs. 1500



Payments can be made to any branch of Bank of Ceylon Acc. No 3271080 (Branch – Rajagiriya). 


For Registration please complete the following Google form


For further details, please contact 

 Ms. Sajani (071 6803751) / Mr. Sashen (0774711954)

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All participants will receive a folder and certificates


3rd June 2021
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


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