In Europe corresponding recycling paths have already been established for certain polymers and particular types of packaging. Packaging which can be assigned to one of these streams using current sorting technology, will be considered recyclable. Plastics Recyclers Europe have specific working groups corresponding to each of these waste streams.
In principle used plastic packagings can be recovered through three methods:
Plastics Recyclers Europe invites you on the 6th of October 2017 at the Vleva Conference Centre in Brussels. The workshop will feature a common introduction to the event and a key note speech from DG Environment. Afterwards, the event will be divided into 4 breakout sessions : PET Bottles/Sheets, HDPE Bottles, LDPE Sheets and Pots, Tubs & Trays.
Recycling starts in the product design phase. The key to more sustainable plastics is better design of plastics and plastics products.