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Materials derived from recycling under the microscope: post-industrial, post-consumer and in-process recycled materials

Materials derived from recycling under the microscope: post-industrial, post-consumer and in-process recycled materials

The use of plastic recyclates, i.e. materials obtained from recycling, has been rising continuously in Germany for several years now. According to the BKV study "Material flow diagram plastics in Germany 2019", around 12.3 million tons (mt) of plastics from primary raw materials were processed into material applications in 2019 (e.g. packaging).
This represents a decrease of 0.9% compared to 2017, with slightly more than 1.9 million t of recovered materials processed in return. Compared to 2017, this corresponds to an increase of 10.2%. (Source: Umweltbundesamt.de, "Plastic waste"). However: not all plastic waste is the same, and a fundamental distinction must be made, especially for the composition of individual TPEs. This is because not every material is suitable for every TPE. 

 

 

Post-Industrial Material

This refers to material that is separated from the waste stream in the manufacturing process. However, it also refers to products that have not been used for their intended purpose.

Examples: Die-cut grids (e.g., in the production of yogurt cups), unused, discarded goods (e.g., misprinted coffee-to-go cups), and unused goods that do not stand up to quality inspection (e.g., a plastic cup with a hole).

 

 

Post-Industrial Recycled Material

Post-industrial material in use, i.e. material that is produced at least in part from post-industrial recyclables.

Examples: Waste material from plastics production is used in the manufacture of thermoplastic elastomers.

 

 

Post-Consumer Material

This is all about waste from end users, i.e. households, commercial or industrial facilities, that can no longer be used for its intended purpose. Returned material from the supply chain is also included here.

Examples: Waste paper, foil packaging from pallets, big bags.yellow

 

 

Post-Consumer Recycled Material

Post-consumer material in use: material from end consumers that can no longer be used for its intended purpose, consisting of waste paper, foil packaging, etc. from households. End consumers are (private) households and commercial and industrial facilities

Examples: Toilet paper and copier paper with recycled content, detergent bottles, etc.

 

 

In-Process Recycled Material

Material produced by/with reuse of waste from own production.

Example: Recycling of sprues and rejects in injection molding production

 

While there are only limited areas of application in the medical sector where materials obtained from recycling may be used, they are gaining ground in the automotive and consumer sectors. Last but not least, OEMs and manufacturers of lifestyle gadgets insist on a certain proportion of recycled raw materials in their chosen TPEs.

From a manufacturer's perspective, we strongly expect demand to continue to rise across the board, as will the (minimum) requirements for the percentage of recycled content in individual compounds. Our advice is therefore to address the issue as early as possible. 
 

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본인은 상기 문의 양식에 제공한 개인정보를 귀사가 문의에 응답하기 위해 수집 및 처리하는 것을 허락합니다. 문의에 대한 처리가 완료되면 개인정보는 삭제됩니다. 알림: 언제든지 Datenschutz@kraiburg-tpe.com  으로 이메일을 보내 귀하의 허락을 취소할 수 있습니다. 사용자정보 처리방법에 대한 자세한 사항은 크라이버그 TPE의 개인정보 보호 방침을 참조하십시오.

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본인은 상기 문의 양식에 제공한 개인정보를 귀사가 문의에 응답하기 위해 수집 및 처리하는 것을 허락합니다. 문의에 대한 처리가 완료되면 개인정보는 삭제됩니다. 알림: 언제든지 Datenschutz@kraiburg-tpe.com  으로 이메일을 보내 귀하의 허락을 취소할 수 있습니다. 사용자정보 처리방법에 대한 자세한 사항은 크라이버그 TPE의 개인정보 보호 방침을 참조하십시오.

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