Graphics – plastic use in numbers
When the world’s usage of plastic is increasing, higher demands are being placed on the industry’s resource management. Scroll down and find out how much plastic can be recycled in the manufacturing process.
Sources: Stena Recycle’s own experts, National Geographic – A whopping 91 % of plastic isn’t recycled, Ellen MacArthur Foundation – The New Plastics Economy, Material Economics the Circular Economy, klimatsmartsemester.se, zeromission.se, The Guardian – Fewer people fewer flights to save the planet.
Guide: How to optimize the plastic flow
The handling of plastic in the industry holds a variety of hidden values that can be released. In the pursuit of a sustainable company profile, there are several parts of the industrial process that are important to analyse.
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7 challenges facing the plastic industry
Despite their significant value, most end-of-life plastic products are currently incinerated. By understanding the properties of different types of plastic, we can recycle much more than we do today and create a circular economy for this valuable resource.
Increased recycling of electronic waste
We are researching ways to increase the recycling of plastic in electronic waste, by separating dangerous substances such as chlorine and flame retardants.