This report covers the consumption of plastics in Europe, how much waste plastic is produced, a summary of recent legislation and the various methods of dealing with plastic wastes. The plastics recycling industry in Europe is then reviewed, with an in-depth look at the relevant legislation followed by a summary of the situation in most of the major European countries. The major end-use sectors for plastics and the problem of waste plastics in each are examined in the final section.According to the BPF and CARE, previous attempts to increase the use of recyclate in the automotive sector have encountered problems of inadequate volumes, ... and progress has been made in a project involving the manufacture by double slush moulding of a skin for the Audi A4 dashboard. The joint venture was set up in January 1997 with the aim of recovering 80% of the PVC in ELV by 2002.
|Title||:||Plastics Product Recycling|
|Publisher||:||iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2000-01-01|