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BKV - Thinktank of the plastics industry

The BKV provides the industry with facts and figures on resource efficiency and circularity of plastics for their business decisions.

 

News

10.06.2021

Veolia opened a recycling plant for PET deposit bottles with a capacity of up to 25,000 tons in Fetsund on June 9.

10.06.2021

Covestro and Tsinghua University are cooperating in the spirit of the circular economy, as are BASF and Mitsui Chemicals.

06.06.2021

A draft of DIN SPEC 91446 as a standard for the evaluation and classification of plastic recyclates is available for comment.

05.06.2021

The current report of the think tank of the German plastics industry offers information on study results as well as assessments by experts.

Studies

The report maps the input and fate of plastic waste in the terrestrial as well as aquatic environment.

Based on the year 2019, the analysis identifies previously unused waste streams for mechanical recycling.

The material flow analysis, which has been known for years, now also provides information on the production and processing of recyclates.

The study looks at the market situation for recyclates and identifies hurdles to be overcome for more recyclate use.

We provide the data and facts to enable sound discussion

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Product stewardship

The BKV makes a valuable contribution to help the German plastics industry fulfil its product responsibility. The BKV represents the entire plastics value chain.

Plastics

Plastic is an ideal material for resource efficiency. What concerns us here is its potential contribution as a waste product.

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Concepts

The BKV provides strategic and conceptual support, and also helps with communicational matters concerning end-of-life topics with plastics.

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Recovery

Questions relating to the recycling of plastics are our forte: We draw up analyses, assessments and concepts.

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