Activities

Plastics Recyclers Europe is involved in a number of Projects which are related to recycling of plastic waste and research within plastics recycling industry in Europe.

Additionally, there are 7 Working Groups which build up the structure of Plastics Recyclers Europe.

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Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.

The average yield of the PET recyclers has decreased from 73% to 68% since 2011. This 5 points decrease has led to substantial and additional cost for the European PET recyclers. Additionally, recyclers are obliged to discard more material in order to achieve good quality of recycled PET.