From January till September 2018, the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its 2nd European survey on the use of recycled plastics materials (rPM) in Europe’s plastics converting industry. Following the period of 9 months during which 376 companies from 21 different countries filled in the online questionnaire, EuPC now published the results in cooperation with Polymer Comply Europe SCRL. (PCE), which conducted the survey on behalf of EuPC.
The survey was commissioned to follow up on the results of its first edition and provide deeper insights into the reasons preventing a bigger use of rPM by converting companies. Some of the survey’s main conclusions are:
The survey is part of EuPC’s ongoing work to address the technical issues related to the recycling of polymers and the use of rPM by converting companies. To help to improve the quality of rPM and to boost their use, EuPC, together with other plastics associations, has pledged in its voluntary commitment to organise 50 workshops between converters and recyclers all over Europe until 2020. Furthermore, EuPC will launch a third survey in 2019, and is currently working on a project to develop a single, unified online tool to monitor the use of rPM in the European plastics converting industry.
All EuPC members and participating companies will receive the detailed report on the results of the survey during the following months. Other interested parties can acquire the report free of charge by registering on the Polymer Comply Europe website: www.pceu.eu.
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