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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

20.01.2022

Up to 120,000 tons of LVP from the yellow bag will be processed annually at the facility in Eitting, Bavaria.

19.01.2022

Eastman to invest $1 billion in molecular plastics recycling plant in France, Plastic Energy plans second plant in Spain with Total.

18.01.2022

Under a strategic partnership, Borealis is to recycle plastic waste collected by the system operator Reclay.

18.01.2022

The bvse Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung (German Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Disposal) has launched a new specialist association for tire & rubber recycling.

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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