Recycling plastics – Resource efficiency with an optimized sorting method

Recycling plastics – Resource efficiency with an optimized sorting method

March 1, 2021

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Packaging, Innovation

In Germany alone, two and a half million tons of plastic packaging land in the yellow trash can. German households pre-sort their garbage into four separate trash cans; yellow for plastics, brown for compost; blue for paper and black for non-recyclables. Since the various plastics are very difficult to separate from one another, most of the material is utilized for energy.

Recycling plastics – Resource efficiency with an optimized sorting method