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Recycling and recovery: end-of-life options for bioplastics

2023-04-20T15:33:19+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Efficient waste management is key to the European Commission’s flagship policy goal of a resource-efficient Europe and its circular economy vision. The EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC, WFD) defines a five-step waste hierarchy ranking the treatments of waste based on their ability to conserve resources. Bioplastics can be biobased, like [...]

EN 13432 certified bioplastics performance in industrial composting

2023-04-20T15:47:08+02:0018 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document The Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWD) was first issued in 1994. Its main purpose was to increase the recovery rate of packaging waste and to cut disposal (landfilling). Apart from mechanical recycling also biological (organic) recycling was defined, and a specific standard for identifying "packaging recoverable by means [...]