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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

04.08.2022

Thin plastic bags are to be replaced by nets for fruit and vegetables, free of charge for the time being.

03.08.2022

Together with the start-up Mr. Green, the city in Switzerland is testing a new recycling system.

02.08.2022

The reusable transport box is reportedly made of mono-material and is 100 percent materially recyclable.

02.08.2022

The two companies aim to advance the recycling of thermoplastics.

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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