Who we are

Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) is an organization representing the voice of the European plastics recyclers who reprocess plastic waste into high-quality material destined for the production of new articles. Recyclers are important facilitators of the circularity of plastics and the transition towards circular economy.

Plastic recycling in Europe is a rapidly growing industry representing over €7.7 billion in turnover, 9.6 million tonnes of installed recycling capacity, more than 650 recycling facilities, and over 20.000 employees.

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Our organization provides plastics recyclers with representation at the European level and among the leading industry organizations. It promotes the use of quality plastic recyclates and offers concrete advice on developing innovative, recyclable products and packaging. 

Learn more about the PRE structure and activities.