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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

13.01.2022

The demonstration plant for the chemical recycling of plastic waste is to go into operation next year.

12.01.2022

A green paper published by the Association of German Engineers e. V. (VDI) defines four key fields of action for the transformation to the Circular Economy.

11.01.2022

Due to the sharp rise in energy costs and high raw material prices, manufacturers of plastic packaging are having to turn down orders.

10.01.2022

To pack fruit or vegetables in the store, Germans still reached for shirt bags an average of 44 times in 2019.

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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